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. 

cite as

Ethel M. Clark, Their small corner. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:148, p. 67. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Woolaston, Gloucestershire


Listening to

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singing lessons at school performed by Children

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
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.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:08:17 +0100
Approved on Fri, 24 Aug 2018 16:09:01 +0100