Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis Ralph Vaughan Williams Download 'Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis' on iTunes
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Charles Dickens: 10 Musical Connections
Dickens’s sentimental Christmas tale inspired a 1914 operetta by the Scottish composer Sir Alexander Mackenzie. Its overture starts with a kettle coming to the boil, the first line of the story being, ‘The kettle began it!’.