Bruno Walter in Germany - April, 1933

from The diary of Virginia Woolf, page 153:

Last night - to relieve myself from correcting that silly book Flush, - oh what a waste of time - I will record Bruno Walter. [...] "Our Germany - which I loved - with our tradition - our culture - We are now a disgrace." [...] Then he told us how you can't talk above a whisper. There are spies everywhere. He had to sit in the window of his hotel in Leipzig? a whole day, telephoning. And on the wireless, between turns, they play military music. Horrible horrible!

cite as

Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf, volume 4 (Harmondsworth, ), p. 153. accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Germany


Listening to

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Military music

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1933
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Sat, 31 Oct 2015 15:48:57 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 08:30:33 +0000