Richard Church in At home in Herne Hill - 1906

from Over the bridge : an essay in autobiography, pages 246–47:

[The new piano-tuner’s] first act … was to suggest that the Broadwood-White took up house-room, and that he knew of a period-piece pipe organ, just removed from Park Walk Chapel, Chelsea, which would take little more floor space than the upright piano.

After some parental deliberation the change was made, and the organ arrived in a van…

When assembled, the organ just missed the ceiling of our little dining-room and stuck out three feet from the wall.  The rest of the furniture was dwarfed, but that did not worry Jack.  It is a miracle that he …   more >>

cite as

Richard Church, Over the bridge : an essay in autobiography (London, 1956), p. 246–47. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1443130146859 accessed: 19 September, 2021

location of experience: At home in Herne Hill

Listeners

Richard Church
editor, Civil service, Novelist, Poet […]
1893-1972

Listening to

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organ music
written by Mozart
performed by Jack Church
organ music
written by Bach
performed by Jack Church
organ music
written by François Couperin
performed by Jack Church
organ music
written by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Jack Church
organ music
written by Joseph Haydn
performed by Jack Church
organ music
written by Arcangelo Corelli
performed by Jack Church
organ music
written by Jean-Philippe Rameau
performed by Jack Church

Experience Information

Date/Time 1906
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 22:29:07 +0100
Approved on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 17:00:25 +0000