Thursday, June 25, 2009

From Bosley's Cyclopædia of Musical Anecdotes

"His music is as regal as the glare of the sun off Lake Argle [1], refracted through a large glass of Ergal lager."

--Sir Thomas Beecham in an obituary for Sir Edward Elgar in The Scotsman, 25 February 1934

[1] Evidently a typographical error for 'Argyle'--RB