Memories of Arlington
Today I had a wonderful experience at the National Trust property, Arlington Court. The stewards on duty allowed me to play their grand piano in the main hall and it was a wonderful instrument made by Collard & Collard around 1830 - 1850. The staff opened the piano lid, and the tone sounded superb! I played a piece from memory as my sight reading is not good and thoroughly enjoyed myself - a memory to remember!
Easter Sunday 2009 was a gloriously fine and sunny day - just right for a family outing so my son David drove us all in my car to Arlington Court which is an enormous National Trust property not far from Barnstaple. Granddaughter Anna sat on the back seat next to Grandma and sang nursery ...Read full memory