Richard Temple Savage

Richard Temple Savage

occupation

clarinettist music librarian, writer

music librarian

Clarinetist

Writer

born

1909

died
country of citizenship

England

type

generic agent

person/people

appears in search results as

Richard Temple Savage

family name

Savage

gender

male

given name

Richard Temple

1426196275455: "Uncle Nutty", as I always knew him, often came wi...

1426196833147: We were not very good and never could manage more ...

1426256685304: I was also involved in my own home music scene wit...

1426256797605: In the summers, of course, there were the Proms. M...

1426256827650: During the Trio of the Schubert Great C major symp...

1426256852157: Here I was wander from chronological exactitude to...

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1426256939686: My mother provided the funds and I bought a thirte...

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1426340932521: He knew that the College wanted a bass clarinet, i...

1426340979433: It was at the College that I first played for Beec...

1426341004158: Beecham's next visit to the College was in 1934 to...

1426341032309: My youthful arrogance undiminished, I now began to...

1426341055495: ... a wind ensemble was started but my suggestion ...

1426341081546: There was one awkward moment when we were rehearsi...

1426430056163: I feel that I can tell this story as I had a simil...

1426430084972: In the twenties the only chamber music considered ...

1426430114425: A few days later I was thrown in at the deep end b...

1426430140113: To return to 1934, on the day that I had a phone c...

1426430167299: The first show was Shaw's "Saint Joan" with music ...

1426432681714: The second show was "Othello" with Abraham Sofaer ...

1426433073552: My next job was playing for Variety at the Coliseu...

1426433446377: Dennis Stoll, son of Sir Oswald Stoll, had pretens...

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1426870914860: Film sessions were also a good source of income bu...

1426870936449: When it came to "Prince Igor" in that first season...

1426870955084: I was also learning a thing or two, playing in "La...

1426870981860: Next day we travelled back by boat and train in ti...

1426871003793: However, the whole affair seemed to have had an a...

1426871025544: During the 1935 season with Colonel del Basil's Ba...

1426871044192: Albert Coates, a fine conductor originally trained...

1426871061838: From September 23rd to October 5th 1935 it was the...

1426871100344: I also played the basset-horn obligato to the aria...

1426871119061: Naturally it was Beecham who conducted Delius' "Ko...

1426871159448: Albert Coates... did the "Siegfried". This was the...

1426871177892: Most of the recordings I made in the early days we...

1426871193217: On the other hand, when we made the much-publicize...

1426871207505: It was about this time that I experienced my first...

1426871231562: Beecham conducted Delius' "Mass of Life" which mea...

1426871249587: The other notable first performance was of Benjami...

1426871266847: The LPO played for various festivals before the wa...

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1426871318822: We also performed the Bach "Magnificat" with Leon ...

1429012658760: The only memory I have of Leeds Festival of a work...

1429012701557: If I have not mentioned playing for Sir Adrian Bou...

1429012744114: Beecham also conducted "Die Meistersinger" uncut w...

1429012783610: By the April to June opera season of 1936 I was pl...

1429012825731: Fritz Reiner came for "Rosenkavalier", "Parsifal" ...

1429012867439: After all this it will be easy to understand why w...

1429012909798: Malcolm Sargent conducted Charpentier's "Louise" w...

1429012950629: Beecham was invited to lend lustre to one of these...

1429012983234: "Hansel and Gretel" was conducted by Lawrence Coll...

1429013025686: In January 1937 we were concerned with another sho...

1429093213306: ... so I was bitterly disappointed when I listened...

1429093245339: Hans Knappertsbusch conducted the "Salome"; he was...

1429093278204: In the April season Flagstad was back to delight a...

1429093321571: ... it would not be until he returned in the 1950s...

1429093353055: That same season saw just two performances of a ne...

1429211610741: There was considerable uncertainty as to whether w...

1429211648173: ...but another occasion impressed him in a very di...

1429211678120: I took Horst Walter to Hampstead Heath to see a sp...

1429211708143: Weingartner conducted "Tannhäuser" and "Parsifal"....

1429211763921: My clearest memory of the 1939 autumn concerts is ...

1429268558674: One thing was certain, money for the orchestra had...

1429268593076: I was more successful as an arranger and on Decemb...

1429268623578: On our way to Manchester for the next week of Jack...

1429268651965: My other extra mural activity at this time was cer...

1429268716841: I was in trouble again for sending a postcard to W...

1430586233896: I saw Berlioz' "Damnation of Faust" at the Opéra -...

1430586263089: It was November 11th when I went to "Pelléas et Mé...

1430586301054: After this we settled down to create a repertory: ...

1430586334074: ... and went to Buffet's to order myself a new E f...

1430586364185: For Massenet's "Manon" in 1947 we had a very young...

1430742787658: For example: anxious to start the Prelude to Act I...

1430742819527: We were expected to play in any position within ou...

1430742853885: Peter Gellhorn, Rankl's other assistant, conducted...

1430742884454: His Wagner (pace Peter Heyworth!) must have been t...

1430742931142: Probably the most successful production of our fir...

1431361309957: Rankl had insisted on taking the whole orchestra o...

1431361341215: Our first production of a Russian opera, "Boris Go...

1431361370782: It was on this tour that Constance Shacklock sang ...

1431361399750: The vagaries of principal singers have engraved tw...

1431361428004: In an early "Tristan" I had a terrible experience ...

1431361470898: This same year, 1949, saw the first performance of...

1431361498658: Muriel Brunskill, the contralto, was the other art...

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1431361557464: It was a Saturday morning when Rankl whose days as...

1431361600838: I was one again on duty in the stage band when Kle...

1432842935437: I was not normally involved in "Carmen" but Kleibe...

1432842964850: 1951, Festival of Britain Years, saw the first per...

1432842991215: With the production of Constant Lambert's last bal...

1432843017304: ... when John Cranko choreographed Britten's "Prin...

1432843043266: In December of 1951 came the first performance of ...

1433701285897: An undeniable success in England despite its lack ...

1433701307234: We had an identical experience in 1963 when Shosta...

1433701328926: In the long dull days of touring, Howell Glynne, t...

1433701348308: He was with us through 1952 and 1953 for more sple...

1433701363830: "Billy Budd" was followed in January 1952 by the f...

1434827990079: Gui conducted "Norma" for Maria Callas's first app...

1434828021480: Their Musical Director was my fourth giant, Rudolf...

1434828051001: 1953 was Coronation Year and an opera had been com...

1434828410193: He was convinced, and he convinced us, that if you...

1434828453428: His "Tannhäuser" in 1955 was the first production ...

1434908582393: After "Othello" came a new "Magic Flute" which I f...

1434908614586: ... there were premières only a few weeks apart of...

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1434908687935: The 1956-57 season was more exciting with Janáček'...

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involved parties

performance of ''Lucia di Lammermoor''

performance of ''Samson''

performance of 'Serenade in Bb K361'

performance of ''Don Carlos''

performance of ''Les Troyens''

performance of '"Di quella pira" from 'Il Trovatore''

performance of '' Paris, A Night Piece - The Song of a Great City''

performance of ''Aïda''

performance of ''A Village Romeo and Juliet''

performance of ''Also sprach Zarathustra' op. 30'

performance of ''Beni Mora' op. 29 no. 1'

performance of ''Billy Budd''

performance of ''Billy Budd''

performance of ''Boris Godunov''

performance of ''Carmen''

performance of ''Carmen''

performance of ''Casse Noisette' suite op. 71a'

performance of ''Cockaigne' (In London Town) op. 40'

performance of ''Dance of the Apprentices' (Act III) from 'Die Meistersinger''

performance of ''Der Ring des Nibelungen''

performance of ''Der Ring des Nibelungen''

performance of ''Der Ring des Nibelungen''

performance of ''Der Rosenkavalier''

performance of ''Der Rosenkavalier''

performance of ''Der Rosenkavalier''

performance of ''Der Rosenkavalier''

performance of ''Die Entführung aus dem Serail' K 384'

performance of ''Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg''

performance of ''Die Zauberflöte' K620'

performance of ''Die Zauberflöte' K620'

performance of ''Don Giovanni' K527'

performance of ''Don Juan de Mañara''

performance of ''Dragoons of Alcala' from 'Carmen''

performance of ''Elektra''

performance of ''España''

performance of ''Façade''

performance of ''Five Tudor Portraits''

performance of ''Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes'' op. 33a '

performance of ''Gloriana''

performance of ''Hänsel und Gretel''

performance of ''Il Trovatore''

performance of ''Jenůfa''

performance of ''Jonah''

performance of ''Katerina Ismailova''

performance of ''Koanga''

performance of ''La bohème''

performance of ''La bohème ''

performance of ''La damnation de Faust' op. 24'

performance of ''Lohengrin''

performance of ''Lohengrin''

performance of ''Lorna Doone''

performance of ''Louise''

performance of ''Madama Butterfly''

performance of ''Manon''

performance of ''Manon Lescaut''

performance of ''Mass of Life''

performance of ''Messa da Requiem''

performance of ''Mladi''

performance of ''Non più di fiori' from 'La Clemenza di Tito' K 621'

performance of ''Norma''

performance of ''Our Hunting Fathers' op. 8'

performance of ''Overture to a Picaresque Comedy''

performance of ''Parsifal''

performance of ''Pelléas et Mélisande''

performance of ''Petrushka''

performance of ''Pierrrot Lunaire' op. 21'

performance of ''Prelude' and 'Liebestod' from 'Tristan und Isolde''

performance of ''Prince Igor''

performance of ''Prince of the Pagodas''

performance of ''Rigoletto''

performance of ''Rigoletto''

performance of ''Salome''

performance of ''Salome''

performance of ''Siegfried''

performance of ''Song of the Rhinemaidens''

performance of ''TIresias''

performance of ''Tamara''

performance of ''Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg''

performance of ''Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg''

performance of ''The Bells' op. 35'

performance of ''The Firebird''

performance of ''The Olympians''

performance of ''The Pilgrim's Progress''

performance of ''The year 1812' overture in Eb, op. 49'

performance of ''Tristan und Isolde''

performance of ''Tristan und Isolde''

performance of ''Troilus and Cressida''

performance of ''Turandot''

performance of ''Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree''

performance of ''Valse des fleurs' from 'The Nutcracker' op. 71'

performance of ''Wozzeck''

performance of 'Clarinet Concerto in A major, K 622'

performance of 'King Mark's scene from 'Tristan und Isolde''

performance of 'Magnificat in D, BWV 243 arr. Henry Wood'

performance of 'Magnificat in D, BWV 243'

performance of 'Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351'

performance of 'Overture to 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg''

performance of 'Overture to 'Rosamunde''

performance of 'Overture to 'The Wreckers''

performance of 'Overture to 'William Tell''

performance of 'Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, op. 18'

performance of 'Piano concerto in A minor, op. 16'

performance of 'Prelude and Closing Scene from 'Koanga''

performance of 'Prelude to Act I of 'La Traviata''

performance of 'Quintet in E-flat major, K452 '

performance of 'Requiem in D minor, K626'

performance of 'Symphony G minor No. 40, K 550'

performance of 'Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 43 '

performance of 'Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 'Eroica''

performance of 'Symphony no. 1 in Bb minor'

performance of 'Symphony no. 6 in F, op. 68'

performance of 'Symphony no. 9 in C major, D. 944'

performance of 'arrangement of Sonata in B minor for orchestra'

performance of 'incidental music to Shaw's 'Saint Joan''

performance of 'unspecified Brandenburg concertos arr for piano duet'

performance of 'unspecified Handel organ concertos arr for piano duet'

performance of 'unspecified Haydn symphonies arr for piano duet'

performance of 'unspecified Mozart symphonies arr for piano duet'

performance of 'unspecified Tchaikovsky piano concerto'

performance of 'unspecified aria by J.S. Bach'

performance of 'unspecified orchestral music'

performance of 'unspecified orchestral music'

performance of 'unspecified songs with piano accompaniment'

performance of 'unspecified work by Ralph Vaughan Williams'

performance of 'unspecified'

performance of 'unspecified'

performance of 'unspecified'

performance of 'unspecified'

performance of 'various'

listeners

performance of ''Beni Mora' op. 29 no. 1'

performance of ''Die Entführung aus dem Serail' K 384'

performance of ''España''

performance of ''Façade''

performance of ''Lorna Doone''

performance of ''Mladi''

performance of ''Non più di fiori' from 'La Clemenza di Tito' K 621'

performance of ''Pierrrot Lunaire' op. 21'

performance of 'Clarinet Concerto in A major, K 622'

performance of 'Requiem in D minor, K626'

performance of 'incidental music to Shaw's 'Saint Joan''

performance of 'unspecified Tchaikovsky piano concerto'

performance of 'unspecified aria by J.S. Bach'

performance of 'unspecified orchestral music'

performance of 'unspecified'

performance of 'unspecified'

performance of 'unspecified'

performers

A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician

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