Unnamed friend of Malcolm White in Shrewsbury - the 1910's

from Two Men: A Memoir, page 203:

'One always felt that there was about him some indefinable quality, which he expressed perhaps most clearly in his music. When he was playing one of the more ethereal Bach fugues he seemed entirely in keeping with it, and one realised that it was his natural mode of thought. And it was just this that seemed to give him an immense breadth of view, for he lived in a region where small controversial things did not seem to matter. In every thing that he talked or wrote about, he expressed views which we instinctively knew were right, and which were the conclusions we should have come to in our …   more >>
cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (1919), p. 203. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435572805061 accessed: 8 December, 2022

location of experience: Shrewsbury

Listeners

Listening to

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Fugue
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Malcolm White

Experience Information

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

Notes

Extract from letter in tribute to Malcolm White after his death in July 1916.


Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:13:25 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:49:06 +0000