Jack Brymer - the 1930's

from Allegro Non Troppo ('You Can't Get There in a Hurry'), pages 29-30:

Then came the Ernest Read Symphony, supposedly composed of young professionals, but containing one or two people like myself who hadn't even a union card at that time. Ernest was wonderful. A true gentleman, he somehow got us through a tremendous repertoire with ease, and with never a really sharp word to anyone. He was one of the kindest men I ever knew, and his obvious love of music was communicable and an inspiration to us all... For the present I was content to bask in the presence of the brightest of my young contemporaries from the Royal College and the Royal Academy of Music - Dennis …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Allegro Non Troppo ('You Can't Get There in a Hurry'). In Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 29-30. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1395327310129 accessed: 25 June, 2024


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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unspecified orchestral music
written by J. Strauss, Offenbach, Franz Schubert, Delius, Brahms, Paul Dukas, Pierre Boulez, Richard Strauss, Mozart
performed by Archie Camden, Gareth Morris, Leonard Brain, Jack Brymer, Dennis Brain

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:55:10 +0000