Richard Church in At home in Limpsfield and in the British Embassy in Copenhagen
from The Golden Sovereign, pages 242–43:
This attack [of ill health] coincided with the world-wide outbreak of influenza which swept … over Europe early in 1919. The local doctor suggested that I should be inoculated, and accordingly I accepted this new treatment. The result was that I went to bed for three months.
Fortunately we had previously invited a young Excise officer and his new wife to stay for a few weeks … more >>
Richard Church, The Golden Sovereign (London, 1957), p. 242–43. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445897745212 accessed: 25 February, 2024
Listening tohide composers
written by Claude Debussy
|performed by Harriet Cohen
written by Hugo Wolf, Robert Schumann
|performed by Unnamed young woman
|in private, indoors, solitary
Two connected listening experiences are described in this extract. The first took place at the author's home in Limpsfield in 1919, the second in the British Embassy in Copenhagen in 1952.