Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Music on My Mind

Scruton's Notes from Underground depicts a people trying to hold on to their extremely rich cultural and artistic heritage as the Communist regime slowly strangles it to death. Due to Scruton's love of music, there is an implicit soundtrack to the novel. Here is the first part of the First Series of one of the works mentioned early on, Leoš Janáček's On an Overgrown Path, here played by Alain Planès: