Jack Brymer - between the 1950's and the 1970's

from 'As We Have It', page 134:

There was one occasion when close proximity really did cause me serious embarrassment. It was at St James's Palace, on an important Royal Choral Society occasion - not a choral concert, but a recital for tenor, soprano, clarinet and piano. When it came to my turn on the tiny platform, playing the obbligato in Schubert's 'Shepherd on the Rock' with Margaret Price and James Lockhart, I found that I was literally suspending the clarinet over the Royal lap, with possible danger to the beautiful lame. I did my best to play with discretion, but found it necessary to apologise later to Her Majesty …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, 'As We Have It'. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 134. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423169277513 accessed: 27 March, 2023


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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'Der Hirt auf dem Felsen' D965
written by Franz Schubert
performed by James Lockhart, Margaret Price, Jack Brymer

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1950's and the 1970's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Experience took place at St James's Palace but this was not recognised by database.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:47:57 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:48:31 +0000