Benjamin Britten in Gresham's School - 29 September, 1928, 07:00 PM

from Diary of Benjamin Britten, Sept 29 1928, page 13:

Usual work, walk, and practice. In evening Mr. Greatorex, + Miss Chapman. Give a recital. Mr G. is simply terrible, played no 2. Notes together, and everything [BB writes a squiggle here] To think that he is professor of music here! Miss C. was quite good if only she could tune her strings!
cite as

Benjamin Britten, Diary of Benjamin Britten, Sept 29 1928. In John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London), p. 13. accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Gresham's School


Benjamin Britten

Listening to

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Sonata in F major
written by Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Mr Greatorex
Choral Prelude
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Mr Greatorex
Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No. 2
written by Johannes Brahms
performed by Mr Greatorex
Sonata in G minor
written by Giuseppe Tartini
performed by Miss Chapman
written by Fryderyk Chopin
performed by Mr Greatorex
written by George Frideric Handel, Domenico Scarlatti
performed by Mr Greatorex

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 September, 1928, 07:00 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by demo on Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:30:32 +0000