in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

As a schoolgirl I was useless as far as the choir was concerned - I was "tone deaf". This I translated as meaning that the world of music was not for me. Happily an elderly friend of the family, not knowing of my "problem", took me to a RFH concert in the Hall's earliest days. It was immediately obvious to me that tone deaf I might be but the music I heard that night opened a door to so much subsequent joy in the decades since.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447324537103 accessed: 18 May, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Various

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:35:37 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:49:57 +0000