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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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11th May, 2020 – The Waltz

Hello from Suffolk, England.

Sit back and enjoy five minutes of civilised calm, recorded in the peace of the English countryside. With a poem by Lord Byron, The Waltz.

"Waltz—Waltz alone—both legs and arms demands,

Liberal of feet, and lavish of her hands..."

From the show:

The Great Exhibition, 1851

The arrival of the waltz in England

The assassination of the Prime Minister, Spencer Perceval

Byron on the public scandal of the waltz

Music to wake you up – I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair by George Jones

(Listen to the full playlist on YouTube)

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Have a lovely day.

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