Harcourt Algeranoff et al. in Tokyo - 1922

from My Years With Pavlova, pages 73-74:

One evening, after our performance, Pavlova and the entire Company were invited by a Japanese artist to his home.  We sat, or rather knelt, round three sides of the oblong room, while a few understanding geisha brought us extra cushions which they tucked into the bend of our knees.  This relieved the strain a little.  The walls of the room were of dull gold and there was a painted screen of great beauty along one of them.  Before each of us was placed a little black lacquer table with a tray of Japanese delicacies and of course a cup of warm rice wine, …   more >>

cite as

Harcourt Algeranoff, My Years With Pavlova (London, 1957), p. 73-74. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1456512941548 accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: Tokyo


Harcourt Algeranoff
Ballet dancer
Anna Pavlova

Listening to

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Susano-o and the Serpent
written by Japanese drama

Experience Information

Date/Time 1922
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:56:06 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:57:17 +0100