Edna Bold in Manchester - early 20th Century, in the afternoon

from The Long and short of it: being the recollections and reminiscences of Edna Bold, pages 23-24:

[The listening experience is from a section of the memoir about music of all kinds in various places, indoor and out, that inspried Edna Bold]

 

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cite as

Edna Bold, The Long and short of it: being the recollections and reminiscences of Edna Bold. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:85, p. 23-24. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1531056604766 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Manchester

Listeners

Edna Bold
primary school art teacher
1904-

Listening to

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'Take a pair of sparkling eyes'
written by Arthur Sullivan
performed by Busker
'Yankee Doodle' performed by organ grinder
'Oh I do like to be beside the seaside'
written by John A. Glover-Kind
performed by organ grinder
'Yip I Addy I Ay'
written by John H. Flynn
performed by organ grinder
marching band music performed by marching bands
'Ta Ra-Ra Boom-de Ay' performed by organ grinder
'Thora'
written by Stephen Adams
performed by a male busker
'All the nice girls love a Sailor'
written by Bennett Scott
performed by organ grinder
'If those lips could only speak'
written by Charles Ridgewell
performed by a male busker
'Abide with me'
written by William Henry Monk
performed by a blind female busker

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 08 Jul 2018 14:30:05 +0100
Approved on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:17:41 +0100