Laurie Lee in Zamora - in the middle of 1935

from As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, pages 54-56:

‘Now for the danze! ’ cried Artur. Night had fallen already, and the boys had a job at the local dance-hall. …As we went down the narrow cobble-stepped streets, Rudi struck up on his accordion, playing wild banshee scales designed to advertise the dance and to summon the youth of the town… The dance-hall was a kind of brokendown warehouse propped up on the river bank, just a bare wooden shack dressed with a few old chairs and some primitive decorations… The band tuned up noisily, then Artur swayed to his feet and announced a pasodoble. The barriers fell at …   more >>
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Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (Harmondsworth, 1974), p. 54-56. accessed: 12 June, 2024

location of experience: Zamora


Laurie Lee

Listening to

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pasodoble performed by German buskers

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1935
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:32:19 +0100