Dorothea Crewdson et al. in Le Tréport - 20 April, 1916

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 20 Apr. 1916, page 116:

The first great performance of Stainer's ‘Crucifixion’, as rendered by Tréport Garrison Choral Society, took place this evening to an audience of men from the convalescent camp. To be truthful, I don’t think it was very brilliant performance. Still, it certainly went better than at dress rehearsal last Tuesday. We made a false start at the beginning and there followed various shaky and uncertain leads. Capt. Brown was not at his best, being mostly out of tune and rather reedy. The other soloists rendered their items very well. The anthem seemed to go quite well as far as one could tell,…   more >>
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Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 20 Apr. 1916. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 116. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1397647732639 accessed: 20 September, 2017

location of experience: Le Tréport

Listeners

Listening to

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The Crucifixion
written by John Stainer
performed by Treport Garrison Choral Society

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 April, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others

Notes

Dorothea was working at No. 16 Stationary Hospital, Le Treport.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:28:52 +0100