Members of the Bridge family in Clapham - July, 1910

from The Golden Sovereign, pages 56–57:

“Come along, Bertie,” ...[Young Harry] said.  “It’s time you took a turn.  Give us a bass solo.”

Bertie eased himself up from the fender, where he and I had been sitting like two dumb tailors. The great double bass was turned round from its dunce-posture, face to the wall in the corner by the doors into the back room, and Bertie (his fingers and thumbs already slightly splayed at the tips, and occupational distortion) began to tune up.  It …   more >>

cite as

Richard Church, The Golden Sovereign (London, 1957), p. 56–57. accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Clapham


Listening to

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Piece for double bass and piano
written by Giovanni Bottesini
performed by 'Young Harry' Bridge, Bertie Bridge

Experience Information

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


This performance followed the performance of Brahms' Piano Trio in C major described in Listening Experience no. 1445798112914.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 18:43:26 +0000
Approved on Thu, 10 Mar 2016 11:12:59 +0000