Susan Tomes in Cheltenham - 10 July, 1981

from Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981, page 22:

At 5p.m. there is a rehearsal of the Bach Flute Suite in the Dome, and immediately the music resumes its ambiguous quality, which had seemed to disappear in the last concert. The group is divided into two parts, one of which wants the music to be more flowing and more directional in its phrasing, while the other wants poise, the slow swing of the musical pendulum. The acoustical problems of the last performance are greatly relieved by the addition of Nina Wurman on double bass, and listening from outside the Dome I'm aware of what, for the first time, seems the correct balance between treble …   more >>
cite as

Susan Tomes, Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 22. accessed: 17 July, 2024

location of experience: Cheltenham


Susan Tomes
Pianist, Writer

Listening to

hide composers
Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor, BWV 1067
written by Bach
performed by Michael Faust, Nina Wurman

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 July, 1981
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Experience took place in Domus tent in Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 25 May 2014 11:11:27 +0100