Having wrung the withers of my mourners with Dido’s Lament, the music I wish to be played at the end of my funeral is this:
and I also have a yen for my coffin to be carried along accompanied by a Jazz Band playing “When the Saints.. ” no decorous cortege for me thanks!
Continuing the musical theme: when at my music tutorial last week we discussed piano music (we need to write a classical piano accompaniment for part of our next assignment) and mention was made of Rachmaninov having large hands, since some of the intervals are such a stretch for the fingers. Our tutor recommended the following clip to us and I pass it on for your delectation!!