Heraclitus written by Angelina Nicolaou and Stephen Bartlet-Jones; sung by Jeff Stewart
Submitted by: Angelina N.
This is a collaboration between two work colleagues (two barristers). It sets to music Callimachus’ poem, Herakleitos, together with a reading of William Cory’s equally famous translation, Heraclitus. It was written as a musical tribute for Bill Bendyshe-Brown, who died on Valentine’s Day 2021, just before lockdown came to an end. Bill was a whirlwind of social action and well known locally. I have no doubt that at any other time he would have had a great party to say goodbye to everyone, and a funeral in a heaving church. In lockdown, this tribute is the closest we could come. It’s the first time Angelina has let anyone hear one of her compositions since she was a teenager!
Unknowns - Band of Hope
During the UK lockdowns of the 2020 - 2021 the Band of Hope have been writing, recording and...