Virginia Woolf in London - 20 April, 1920

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.2, 1920-1924, page 32:

To the Bach choir last night; but one of our failures.  Is it the weather? I'd made out on waking, such a perfect day; & one by one my events missed fire. Such a good morning's writing I'd planned, & wasted the cream of my brain on the telephone.  Then the weather; great bouncing gusts all set about with rain soaking one; buses crowded; left typewriting paper in the bus; a long time waiting at the Club - then Bach unaccompanied isn't easy - though at last (after L. had gone home) I was swept up to the heights by a song. Anna Magdalena's song. I walked a few steps beyond …   more >>

cite as

Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.2, 1920-1924 (:London, 1978), p. 32. accessed: 26 February, 2024

location of experience: London


Virginia Woolf

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 April, 1920
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:07:32 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Dec 2015 16:29:42 +0000