Ethel M. Clark in Woolaston, Gloucestershire - early 20th Century
from Their small corner, page 67:
[The author outlines over several pages how the school day of her youth played out]
We enjoyed our singing lessons, all songs being from the National Song Book and we tuned in with the tuning fork, no piano was used.
Ethel M. Clark, Their small corner. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:148, p. 67. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529676496874 accessed: 7 December, 2023
Listening tohide composers
|singing lessons at school||performed by Children|
|Date/Time||early 20th Century|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
The National Song Book (1905) was a collection of British songs from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England including folk songs, carols and rounds. It was intended to form musical taste and knowledge.