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Marc’s Almanac

102 EpisodesProduced by Marc SidwellWebsite

Five minutes of civilised calm. As featured on BBC Radio Suffolk.Sign up at https://marcsalmanac.substack.com to receive an email when new episodes are added.You can find a playlist of the recommended songs on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxBpfbS-x5t3GLN-TVXMNSSwnAlum0l8Z

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The Just – 12th March, 2021

Five minutes of civilised calm, recorded in East London, as the capital starts to wake up. Sign up at https://marcsalmanac.substack.com

With a poem by Jorge Luis Borges, in a translation by Alastair Reid, The Just.

"A man who cultivates his garden, as Voltaire wished.
He who is grateful for the existence of music...
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From the show:

Opening/closing music courtesy of Chillhop: Philanthrope, Leavv - What Was Before https://chll.to/d6b0ec27

On this day: 12th March, 1710, Thomas Augustine Arne is born in Covent Garden. Arne made his name as a theatrical composer, and is chiefly remembered today for Rule, Britannia! and A-Hunting We Will Go.

On this day: 12th March, 1881, Andrew Watson makes his international debut as the captain of Scotland. The first black person to play association football at the international level, Watson led his team to a seismic, 6-1 victory over England.

Music to wake you up – The Best Day by Taylor Swift

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