Richard Church

from The Golden Sovereign, pages 77-78:

“Mum said you wanted to hear me sing.  Well, if you’ll give up being cross, I will.”

                And she did.  Putting the keyboard cover round her shoulders, as a stole, she sang a sentimental ballad named ‘Because’.  The voices in the kitchen died away, except my father’s, but even his was reduced to a whisper, his flow of reminiscence being punctuated by…   more >>

cite as

Richard Church, The Golden Sovereign (London, 1957), p. 77-78. accessed: 16 June, 2024


Richard Church
editor, Civil service, Novelist, Poet […]

Listening to

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written by Sir William Sterndale Bennett
performed by Maudie
'Because' performed by Maudie
Songs My Mother Taught Me
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Maudie

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:22:24 +0000
Approved on Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:20:00 +0100