François Marie Denis George-Picot 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.
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Ronald Storrs, Diary entry by Ronald Storrs, 17 November 1917. In Orientations (London, 1939), p. 278. accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Greece


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

Listening to

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unspecified Greek music performed by local men

Experience Information

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


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