Following the sad news about the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II we thought we would share with you some some of our favourite pieces of gentle music for contemplation that you can find on our site.
Holst. The Planets: 2 Venus
Massenet. Thais, Act 2 Meditation
Satie: Gymnopédie No.1.
Chopin. Op.09, No.02 Nocturne
Elgar. Enigma Variations 09 Nimrod
The 9th of his Enigma Variations, Elgar dedicated Nimrod to A.J.Jaeger, his great friend and supporter. This piece is often played at ceremonial occasions so we may well hear it at the upcoming State Funeral.
These are just a few of the gentle pieces of music that we like and have listened to during recent days whilst we contemplate the changes that the passing of Queen Elizabeth II