Evelyn Southwell et al. in Shrewsbury - the 1910's

from Two Men: A Memoir, page 6:

On Saturday evenings he [Malcolm White] played sonatas on the violin at which he was expert, Southwell accompanying him on the piano ; Bach Beethoven and Corelli would usurp meal-times ; and on Sunday afternoons the folding-doors between a sitting-room and the dining-room were opened and on one occasion as rnany as forty boys carne to tea, and lay about the floor reading or listening to sonatas and a string quartet.
cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (1919), p. 6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433438845365 accessed: 18 August, 2022

location of experience: Shrewsbury

Listeners

Evelyn Southwell
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1886-1916
Malcolm White
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1887-1916

Listening to

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String quartet
Violin sonatas
written by Beethoven

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

These performances took place at the first home of Southwell and White, 'Broadlands' in Shrewsbury, where they lived from 1911.


Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 18:27:25 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:20:03 +0000