Jack Brymer in Croydon - late , month unknown, the 1930's

from The Limbo Years, pages 49-50:

I had determined that the senior forms would hear at least one symphony in their live, and found a broadcast of Dvořák's 'New World' Symphony which exactly slotted into a period of Sixth-Form music. Having analysed the work, played examples on the piano, and made sure of some knowledge of the instruments, we were all set to hear the full work. Just as the first chord sounded in came the head, briskly asking if anyone could give him two sixpences for a shilling he was brandishing. This gambit covering merely the introduction, he made out during the exposition with small talk about the soccer …   more >>
cite as

Jack Brymer, The Limbo Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 49-50. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422291133196 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Croydon

Listeners

Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician
1915-2003

Experience Information

Date/Time late , month unknown, the 1930's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:52:13 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:27:15 +0000