Audience at Abbey Church, Shrewsbury et al. in Shrewsbury - the 1910's

from Two Men: A Memoir, page 39:

On his return from a visit to the War Office, White - a lover of 'A. A. M.'- telegraphed from Birmingham station: 'People here live extreme simplicity chiefly upon products of farms.' One night, too, following upon a long field-day spent in command of his Company, he proposed and carried in the School Debating Society a motion that 'The Classics are the invention of Dr. Kennedy', with its corollary that all archaeological remains were the work of a tourist agency. By a brilliant speech he made his argument plausible to almost the entire house. At the end there was a reminiscence of the …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (), p. 39. accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Shrewsbury


Listening to

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Trio by Tchaikovsky
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Quartet in A
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Malcolm White
Quartet in C Flat
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Malcolm White
Quartet in D Minor
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Malcolm White
written by Sergei Prokofiev, Ernő Dohnányi
performed by Malcolm White

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:09:06 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:22:23 +0000