Virginia Woolf - 27 April, 1938
from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.5, 1936-41, page 135:
Ottoline's burial service. Oh dear, oh dear the lack of intensity; the wailing & mumbling, the fumbling with bags; the shuffling; the vast brown mass of respectable old South Kensington ladies. And then the hymns; & the clergyman with a bar of medals across his surplice...
Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.5, 1936-41, volume 5 (Harmondsworth, 1985), p. 135. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448919599008 accessed: 3 July, 2022
Listening tohide composers
|unknown funeral hymns|
|Date/Time||27 April, 1938|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|