Denis Matthews in Royal Leamington Spa - the 1920's

from In Pursuit of Music, page 13:

My father’s tastes were simple and middle-brow: on Sunday mornings he would strum on the old Dimoline upright with its rattling candlesticks and its twangy tone that became smothered in cotton-wool when the left pedal was used out of mercy to the neighbours.  Our rising social position eventually demanded …   more >>

cite as

Denis Matthews, In Pursuit of Music (London, 1966), p. 13. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1476996244398 accessed: 18 September, 2021

location of experience: Royal Leamington Spa

Listeners

Denis Matthews
Broadcaster, Musicologist, Pianist
1919-1988

Listening to

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'Charming Chloe'
written by Edward German
performed by Mother of Denis Matthews
The Druid's Prayer performed by Arthur Matthews
French Bergerettes performed by Mother of Denis Matthews
Prelude in C sharp minor
written by Sergei Rachmaninoff
performed by Arthur Matthews
Country Gardens performed by Arthur Matthews
'The Pipes of Pan'
written by Lionel Monckton
performed by Mother of Denis Matthews
'Villanelle'
written by Eva Dell’Acqua
performed by Mother of Denis Matthews

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:04 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 May 2017 11:13:37 +0100