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David Drinkell

Nice 'Spectator' article

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Yes, well observed.

 

But is Ysenda Maxtone Graham a real person's name? :blink: A clever musical anagram perhaps "eden hymn song ...?" er... now I'm stuck??? :wacko::P

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Yes, well observed.

 

But is Ysenda Maxtone Graham a real person's name? :blink: A clever musical anagram perhaps "eden hymn song ...?" er... now I'm stuck??? :wacko::P

 

I believe she is the Granddaughter of Jan Struther (of Lord of all hopefulness etc fame)

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An excellent article.

 

As for 'swooning', perhaps the likes of Jane Parker-Smith! As for male organists, shall we say I respect them highly and envy their talents and abilities.

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She also wrote, a few years ago, an amusing and perceptive book about the Church of England called' The Church Hesitant'.

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So did I. I can also think of half-a-dozen names that match this perceptive and affectionate portrait pretty well.

 

JS

 

I'm relieved it's only half-a-dozen.

 

Made me feel an even paler imitation than I am already.

 

(Just keeping the seat warm until something better comes along)

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