Edmund Rubbra in Northampton - the 1910's

from The music of Edmund Rubbra, pages 3–4:

An equally vivid experience, and one that nothing since has been able to eradicate, occurred […] when I was perhaps nine or ten years of age […] It was a hot summer Sunday, and my father and I went …   more >>

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Ralph Scott Grover, The music of Edmund Rubbra (Aldershot, 1993), p. 3–4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1457543239544 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Northampton


Edmund Rubbra
Composer, lecturer, Composer pianist and university lecturer, Pianist

Listening to

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Church bells

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public


This account, written by Rubbra and reproduced in Grover’s book, was originally published in 1977 in Lewis Foreman’s Edmund Rubbra: Composer-Essays, Rickmansworth, Triad Press, p. 12.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 17:07:19 +0000
Approved on Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:21:43 +0000