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Music following the career
of Joan of Arc -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... a finely presented musical book.'

Joan of Arc - Battles and Prisons - The Epic Tale of a Visionary. © 2012 Alia Vox

No one is quite sure when Joan of Arc was born; but 1412 does well enough, which makes this an anniversary year. The English share in her life ended in a pile of ashes, but she did us the sterling service of driving us out of France. We now need a Maid of comparable determination to expel us from the European Union. At first sight this is a book, with its text presented in six different languages...

Copyright © 12 August 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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JOAN OF ARC - BATTLES AND PRISONS

MONTSERRAT FIGUERAS

EARLY MUSIC

ALIA VOX

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