in Almuñécar - December, 1935

from As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, pages 143-145:

There were two hotels, one of them run by a Swiss, who offered me hospitality in return for certain odd-job duties, which included...playing the violin in the saloon at night... Each morning we practised together on the roof, working up a selection of musical tit-bits. Jacobo was a nimble accordionist and played the instrument with windy pleasure; it seemed well suited to his pneumatic passions. Quite soon we’d developed a reasonable repertoire, enough to satisfy Herr Brandt’s demands - operatic arias for the tea-rooms, serenades for the evening, pasodobles and tangos for …   more >>
cite as

Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (Harmondsworth, 1974), p. 143-145. accessed: 18 May, 2024

location of experience: Almuñécar

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1935
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 04 Jul 2014 19:11:42 +0100