“Arise! ye spirits of the storm”

Thomas Linley the younger (1756-1778) lived only a very short life, but there can be no doubt whatsoever that he was an astonishing talent. Hyperion used to have 2 CDs out with his glorious music, I have always held those in highest esteem. They seem to be out of print, which is a pity as his music for Shakespeare’s Tempest is absolutely spellbinding. Here is an excellent version on you tube, live !