Sidney Fell - 1942

from Chiefly for the Rising Generation, Because: I believe they will make clarinet history, page 40:

... I have performed a lot of chamber music in recent times in company with that superb oboist Leon Goossens, and it was a particular facet in the playing of this great artist twelve years ago that gave me to serious thought. I may add that I have his permission to transfer this thought, as it were, to our own instrument. ... He was broadcasting the Concerto by Gordon Jacob, and it was the intensity of sound when playing piano that made me realize that I had never heard the same relative sound from a clarinet, and I dismissed it as an oboe characteristic. I now realize, without any …   more >>
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Sidney Fell, Chiefly for the Rising Generation, Because: I believe they will make clarinet history. In Brian Manton-Myatt (ed.), Woodwind Book: 1957-8 (London, 1957), p. 40. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1417875208369 accessed: 16 January, 2022

Listeners

Sidney Fell
clarinet teacher, Clarinetist, Musician
-19

Listening to

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Oboe concerto no. 1
written by Gordon Jacob
performed by Leon Goossens

Experience Information

Date/Time 1942
Medium broadcast, live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Location not specified.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 14:13:28 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:50:30 +0000