callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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callmemadam

Good Friday

The other evening I watched Janet Baker - In Her Own Words on BBC 4 and cried my way through most of it. What an inspirational woman.

Here she is singing in the St Matthew Passion, which is an utterly wonderful work and very appropriate listening today.



The quality here isn't that great but it does give you an idea.
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