Jack Brymer in South Shields - between 1917 and 1930

from Senza Malizia, Ma Non Sempre Con Ardore ('Not Intentionally Rude, But Sometimes Slightly Critical'), page 223:

Leopold Stowkowski... was a conductor I am always glad I met, because when I was quite a small boy he brought me one of my earliest musical thrills. By that time he was, at the age of 50, very much in his prime (conductors are like that!). The particular thrill I remember was hearing an old black-label HWV record of him conducting his Philadelphia Orchestra in Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, with Stowkowski's own orchestration and a fabulous sound. That sound never left me, and when he first came to conduct the RPO in 1948 (by which time he was even more in his prime at the age of …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Senza Malizia, Ma Non Sempre Con Ardore ('Not Intentionally Rude, But Sometimes Slightly Critical'). In Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 223. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1420491410160 accessed: 9 May, 2021

location of experience: South Shields

Listeners

Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician
1915-2003

Listening to

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Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV565 arr. Stokowski
written by Bach
performed by Leopold Stokowski, Philadelphia Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1917 and 1930
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 20:56:50 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:01:22 +0000