Virginia Woolf in Golders Green - 13 September, 1934

from The diary of Virginia Woolf, page 243:

I was glad we went to the service on Thursday.  It was a very hot summers day. And all very simple & dignified.  Music. Not a word spoken. We sat there, before the open doors that lead into the garden.  Flowers & strollers which Roger would have liked.  He lay under an old brocade with two bunches of very bright many coloured flowers.  It is a strong instinct to be with ones friends.  I thought of him too, at intervals.  Dignified & honest & large - "large sweet soul" - something ripe & musical about him - & then the fun & the …   more >>

cite as

Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf, volume 4 (Harmondsworth, ), p. 243. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446402073712 accessed: 25 October, 2021

location of experience: Golders Green

Listeners

Virginia Woolf
Writer
1882-1941

Listening to

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Funeral music
music by Bach
written by Bach

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 September, 1934
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Sun, 01 Nov 2015 18:21:13 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 08:47:02 +0000