Romance – from the Gadfly

It’s too hot today to stay inside blogging at lunchtime, so here’s some lovely music from the Gadfly Suite by Dmitri Shostakovich. I’ve been called a Gadfly myself from time to time, but I’m also partial to a bit of romance now and then….


3 Responses to “Romance – from the Gadfly”

  1. Based on the novel of the same name by a certain Mrs Voynich, whose husband gave his name to the famous Voynich manuscript.

  2. The only other astronomer I recall being described as a gadfly was Fred Hoyle. 😐 It was in some book, where Hoyle was referred to as a “cosmic gadfly”.

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