Jack Brymer - between 1939 and 1945

from Molto Deciso ('... But They Still Form a Definite Pattern'), page 68:

Another factor which has led to the unparalleled prosperity of the percussion player is the emergence of what can only be described as the double/treble/porterage/hire/overdub/buy-out world of films and TV recordings which now occupies the foreground in the mind of any young aspirant.... It's a far cry from those far off 'kitchen' days, or even from the wartime days of James Blades, whose recording of the doom-laden tympani [sic] V-signal from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony earned him practically nothing, but had a profound effect upon the spirits of resisters and collaborators alike when they …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Molto Deciso ('... But They Still Form a Definite Pattern'). In Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 68. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1419367288515 accessed: 5 March, 2024


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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Symphony No. 5 in C minor op.67
written by Beethoven
performed by James Blades, unspecified orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1939 and 1945
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:41:28 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:47:56 +0000