Ronald Storrs et al. in Greece - 17 October, 1917

from Diary entry by Ronald Storrs, 17 November 1917, page 278:

At one station [between Corinth and Athens] a man in a bowler played admirable dances 'in modo dorico' on a clarinet to which four others revolved in a grave circle.
cite as

Ronald Storrs, Diary entry by Ronald Storrs, 17 November 1917. In Orientations (London, 1939), p. 278. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392140915897 accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Greece

Listeners

Ronald Storrs
Civil Servant British Foreign and Colonial Office, amateur pianist, Military Governor of Jerusalem diplomat, amateur pianist
1881-1955

Listening to

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unspecified Greek music performed by local men

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 October, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Notes

Georges-Picot and Storrs were on their way back to Palestine to draw up the Sykes-Picot Agreement after the Turkish defeat in 1917.


Originally submitted by Helen Chambers on Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:11:42 +0000