Virginia Woolf in London - 16 July, 1938

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.5, 1936-41, page 156:

Last night at the Robsons.  Old French woman in skimpy black; beautiful eyes, playing Beethoven & looking round like Mitz at Juliette: their faces playing: voluptuous absorption & sorrow & exaltation.  Lovely brown swollen cello...

cite as

Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.5, 1936-41, volume 5 (Harmondsworth, 1985), p. 156. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449059521554 accessed: 19 October, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Virginia Woolf
Writer
1882-1941

Listening to

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Beethoven

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 July, 1938
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 02 Dec 2015 12:32:01 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 09:40:40 +0000