Richard Church et al. in Clapham - July, 1910

from The Golden Sovereign, pages 55–56:

Within a few minutes, Jack was at the piano, Old Harry at the violin, and Young Harry at the ’cello.  One or two differences of view about tempo, a false start, owing to a defective tuning of the fiddle, and then the music launched out into the open, Jack playing from sight, his great nose white, his lips indrawn, the muscles of his cheeks twitching, his silky hair lying lank over the neat skull.  I could feel the knowledge, instantly translating itself from theory to living music, as it flowed from his hands. …   more >>

cite as

Richard Church, The Golden Sovereign (London, 1957), p. 55–56. accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Clapham


Richard Church
editor, Civil service, Novelist, Poet […]
Annie Bridge
Bertie Bridge
Double bassist

Listening to

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Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87
written by Brahms
performed by 'Old Harry' Bridge, 'Young Harry' Bridge, Jack Church

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 18:35:13 +0000
Approved on Thu, 10 Mar 2016 11:00:20 +0000