Jack Brymer - between the 1970's and 1987

from Coda: Sempre Risoluto, Ma Con Dolore ('Keep On Trying But Expect the Worst'), pages 233-234:

Music is what is made, not what the performer makes it. I can get great amusement out of hearing one of my fifteen-year-old records. It is a trio by Mendelssohn for clarinet, basset horn and piano, and a delightful work. I wish I could have heard its first performance... My own record sounds quite good, but there is just something about the matched styles of the clarinet and basset horn which is unsatisfactory. The two players do not sound like father and son; they sound like the same person, as they are - Brymer in both cases, and allowed to do this by the genius of one Bob Auger, a superb …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Coda: Sempre Risoluto, Ma Con Dolore ('Keep On Trying But Expect the Worst'). In Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 233-234. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1420496053496 accessed: 21 June, 2024


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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one of the Konzertstück op.113 or op.114
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Jack Brymer

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1970's and 1987
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:14:13 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:02:28 +0000