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The Papal Bull in the room.

The Doctrine of Discovery ( 1493).

UN. Secretary General, Antonio Guterres –

Ukraine: ” An absurd war.”

“One of us gets to inherit the entire mess.”

Remember, remember the 5th. of September.

Bramwell Tovey. 1953 – 12th.July 2022. Conductor, Composer, Communicator.

A generous, witty man who contributed so much to the Vancouver musical scene and evidently enjoyed doing it.

Monty Norman (1928-4th April 2022.) composer of the James Bond theme.

Millions more will have heard the 007 theme than ( say) Mendelssohn’s Wedding March.

Richard Taruskin. 1945-July 1, 2022. Provocative musicologist and historian.

Understanding music in it’s social and political context.

A Princely Sum: Dumb free.

Prince Charles’ charity receives a donation of 1m. Euro’s notes in a suitcase.