Jack Brymer in South Shields - mid , month unknown, the 1920's

from Beginnings and Endings:

Weber's First Concerto ... It was just a great piece of show-off. I rather think it must have been the same to the first professional clarinettist I ever heard play it. His home was Newcastle, he was called Willie Walker and he had an absolutely formidable technique - one which made me shudder to hear. He played it with piano accompaniment only, as a broadcast over SNO, the local station. I heard he had a metal clarinet, Simple system, and on this his tone was surprisingly mellow; but it was his tongue, his magnificent staccato and the superb co-ordination with his fingers which staggered me. …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Beginnings and Endings (1979). https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422199743990 accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: South Shields


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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Concerto no. 1 in F minor, op. 73
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by unspecified pianist, Willie Walker

Experience Information

Date/Time mid , month unknown, the 1920's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:29:04 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:25:36 +0000