Cyril Scott in Canning Street, Liverpool - at the end of the 1890's

from Bone of Contention: Life Story and Confessions, pages 78–79 :

For living and teaching purposes my mother found me some rooms, which looked promising enough but did not prove so in the end […] One stipulation we made was that no piano was to be played in the house unless I was out, for I could not possibly compose against musical noises […] And yet, so much for promises!  No sooner had a few months …   more >>

cite as

Cyril Scott, Bone of Contention: Life Story and Confessions (London, September, 1969), p. 78–79 . accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: Canning Street, Liverpool


Cyril Scott
Composer, Pianist, Writer

Listening to

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Piano music
Barrel-organ music

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1890's
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:40:30 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:25:26 +0100