Dorothea Crewdson in Le Tréport - 27 April, 1916

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 28 Apr. 1916, pages 118-119:

Had the first meeting of our second session of the choral society last night. I haven’t laughed so much for a long time as we all did over our efforts to tackle the ‘Revenge’. Never heard such an infernal sound or such dismal wails. Capt. Blaney endeavoured desperately to get us along over the rough and smooth. Fairly large numbers turned up. Hope the choir will continue to exist as it really is a very pleasant distraction and I do get real enjoyment from it, even though I am tired after being on duty all day. L/Cpl. Chant did the accompaniment and was much amused by the hopeless efforts…   more >>
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Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 28 Apr. 1916. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 118-119. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1397726774591 accessed: 22 September, 2017

location of experience: Le Tréport

Listeners

Dorothea Crewdson
VAD nurse
1886-1919

Listening to

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The Revenge
written by Charles Villiers Stanford
performed by Treport Garrison Choral Society

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 April, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:26:14 +0100