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  • Day5

    British Library

    May 13, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C

    Today I have seen some amazing documents. A first edition of Robinson Crusoe from 1719, original notes by Shakespeare, design sketches by Michelangelo and hand written scores by Bach, Handel, Mozart and Beethoven to name but a few. Of note is that while on struggles to read English from as recent as the late 1700's, written music from the 1100's is as clear as a score written today and I would have no trouble playing it; in any language. I reminded of "if it ain't broke.........."Read more