Mark VII - mid May, 1939

from Letter from Max Plowman to Nellie 'Kay' Gill, 21 May 1939, pages 664-665:

Quite immeasurable thanks to you & to Kitty for a day that was truly unique in my experience. I never remember a day in which the music heard in it meant so much to me. And that is really saying a lot when I think back to the small boy who used to sit alone in the drawing-room just to hear his sister practise; & of the young fellow who used, again alone, to be entertained by a head-master on a Sat. night after a cricket-match while he played the piano; & of the many, many hours I spent listening to Janet de Selincourt playing Beethoven, still later. But yesterday the gods conspired with …   more >>
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Gillian Plowman and Mark VII, Letter from Max Plowman to Nellie 'Kay' Gill, 21 May 1939. In Dorothy Plowman (ed.), Bridge to the Future: Letters of Max Plowman (London, 1944), p. 664-665. accessed: 24 March, 2023


Mark VII
pacifist, Soldier, Writer

Listening to

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Phantasie Sonata in G for Violin and Piano
written by W. B. Wordsworth
performed by Donald Tovey, Peggy Sampson

Experience Information

Date/Time mid May, 1939
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:19:52 +0100