Beatrice Harrison in Limpsfield - between 19 May, 1924, 09:00 PM and some day at 10:45 PM

from The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison, pages 131-132:

At last however it was agreed and Captain Eckersley, Captain West and other engineers [from BBC] came down [to Beatrice Harrison’s house] with Mr Rex Palmer who was to announce. It was a great risk of course, as in those days no wild bird had been broadcast before in its natural state. It was a thing so new that they all, engineers included, seemed to think it impossible. Of course in those days it was ‘Cat’s Whiskers’ and ‘2LO calling’. / A sensitive microphone had been set up within a hundred yards of where the nightingale sang so that the notes could be picked up, amplified with…   more >>
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Beatrice Harrison, and Patricia Cleveland-Peck (ed.), The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison (1985), p. 131-132. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434713061134 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Limpsfield

Listeners

Beatrice Harrison
Cellist
1892-1965

Listening to

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'Chant hindou' performed by nightingale, Beatrice Harrison

Experience Information

Date/Time between 19 May, 1924, 09:00 PM and some day at 10:45 PM
Duration 2 hours
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, outdoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:24:21 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:35:13 +0000