Monday, February 6, 2012

William Byrd's "O Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth" Sung by the Tallis Scholars, Directed by Peter Phillips


Though Jeffersonian Jacobitism might best describe my political philosophy, I cannot help but offer the above, though composed for an earlier and more tyrannical monarch, for Her Most Britannic Majesty's special day — Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee. Also, I confess to having had a bit of a crush on her young visage as a kid whenever a stumbled across a Canadian coin from the '50s or '60s:

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Blogger 박태민 마태오 said...

God save the Queen! You're right: she was very beautiful in her youth. As a Canadian (and Leafs fan) I've always loved this picture of Ted "Teeder" Kennedy greeting the then-Duchess of Edinburgh: http://www.collectandsave.com/product_images/d/825/collectandsave_2151_1942721934__56468_zoom.jpg

February 6, 2012 at 10:04 PM  

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