Sonata in D major - John Parry


 

 
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  • Interests 001
    Demonstrating Pillow Lace at an Agricultural Show with my sister Sue. Subsequently I was offered a post at the Royal School of Needlework to teach it there.
  • Interests 002
    My first 'LOVE' a Mercedes 300 which had belonged to the Dutch Ambassador, and which I "spat" and polished. I bashed down the petrol tank so I could "post" the harp through the boot.
  • Interests 003
    With my sister Helen (the singer) and Dorian Aroyo.
  • Interests 004
    With Helen and Dorian.
  • Interests 005
    The harpsichord that I designed and made in the school workshops at Oundle when I was 17. Then I discovered an old harp and life changed!
  • Interests 006
    A view of the keyboard and mechanism.
  • Interests 007a
    Another view of the harpsichord which was subsequently used by the Philomusica of London.
  • Interests 007
    Tuning a harpsichord for the Ensemble Ars Rediviva in the Pavilion at Sceaux
  • Interests 008
    My next instrument was a clavichord to my own design and which is still in full playing order. It was played by Antonio Ruiz Pipo at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris - amplified of course.
  • Interests 009
    I love doing up houses and making curtains and this shows an example!! I remember that the fringing over the aquamarine silk was hell to do! I also made the tassels.
  • Interests 010
    I had a passion for knitting and crochet. I designed and crocheted this waistcoat.
  • Interests 011
    Another passion was designing and working in gardens. I have done several.
  • Interests 012
    Another passion was designing and working in gardens. I have done several.
  • Interests 013
    Another passion was designing and working in gardens. I have done several.
  • Interests 014
    Another passion was designing and working in gardens. I have done several.
  • Interests 015
    Another passion was designing and working in gardens. I have done several.

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