Jack Brymer in South Shields - between 1918 and 1928

from Beginnings and Endings, pages 11-12:

The Clarionet was the first instrument I ever knew apart from the piano... The Clarionet was also a piece of furniture, because it lived at the back of the sideboard, out of sight of a five-year-old... It lived there in mystery and in silence for six days in each week. On Sundays Dad would reach for it, all blue serge Sunday best and gold watch-chain, and bring it to instant and startling life. He was something in the building trade... but at weekends he always managed to get home to the tiny salt-speckled half-a-house in South Shields to make music upon the Clarionet. I think he was pretty …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Beginnings and Endings (1979), p. 11-12. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1421869667200 accessed: 18 June, 2024

location of experience: South Shields


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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performance of 'unspecified' performed by John Alexander Brymer

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1918 and 1928
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:47:47 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:03:35 +0000