Valentine Ackland et al. in Maiden Newton - 6 December, 1937

from The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner, page 102:

Birthday. [...] In the morning it was frosty and cold, and we played the gramophone.

cite as

Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Claire Harman (ed.), The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner (:London, 1995), p. 102. accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Maiden Newton


Valentine Ackland
Sylvia Townsend Warner
Musicologist, Writer

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 December, 1937
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Sylvia doesn't name the records they listened to on this date but makes a reference to having received a record of 'two Monterverdi madrigals, Amor and Ecco mormorar l'onde' just two days earlier as a birthday present.

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:10:17 +0100
Approved on Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:36:13 +0100