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. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1386671431895 accessed: 21 October, 2021

location of experience: Gresham's School

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Choral Prelude
written by Bach
performed by Mr Greatorex
Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 No. 2
written by Brahms
performed by Mr Greatorex
Mazurka
written by Chopin
performed by Mr Greatorex
Pastorale
written by Scarlatti, George Frideric Handel
performed by Mr Greatorex
Sonata in F major
written by Beethoven, Mozart
performed by Mr Greatorex
Sonata in G minor
written by Giuseppe Tartini
performed by Miss Chapman

Experience Information

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

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