Beatrice Harrison in Limpsfield - the 1920's

from The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison, page 127:

The following spring was glorious. How we enjoyed living in the country! The wood was filled with bluebells and primroses and all the lovely flowers of springtime. As the nights began to feel warmer I had a sudden longing to go out into the woods surrounding the garden and play my cello and gaze on the beauty of it all as the moon peeped out through the trees. I sat on an old seat which surrounded an ivy-clad tree. I began to play, very lazily, all the melodies I loved best and to improvise on them. I began the 'Chant hindou' by Rimsky-Korsakov and after playing for some time I stopped. …   more >>
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Beatrice Harrison, and Patricia Cleveland-Peck (ed.), The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison (1985), p. 127. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432134899075 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: Limpsfield

Listeners

Beatrice Harrison
Cellist
1892-1965

Listening to

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'Chant hindou'
written by Nikolai Andrejewitsch Rimski-Korsakow
performed by Beatrice Harrison

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, outdoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Wed, 20 May 2015 16:14:59 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:34:53 +0000