Priaulx Rainier in London - 7 October, 1944

from 'Come and Listen to the Stars Singing': Praulx Rainier - A Pictorial Biography, pages 32-33:

I lay on the floor throughout making no end of alterations and improvements now there were going to be two players...The strain of the recording was terrible to me though I feel at ease now. As there were two players I had to conduct and I am not an experienced conductor. I had to watch the screen to keep the pace of the music and follow cues; the commentator was on my left, drummers on my right, my score in front of me and a red light switch hung around my neck to signal to the recording chamber. I had to listen to the commentator and drop the music when he was speaking to me and give all …   more >>
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June Opie, 'Come and Listen to the Stars Singing': Praulx Rainier - A Pictorial Biography (1988), p. 32-33. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423754868733 accessed: 15 August, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Priaulx Rainier
Composer
1903-1986

Listening to

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Percussion
written by Priaulx Rainier

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 October, 1944
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Incidental music accompanying the film 'Fire In Our Factory'.


Originally submitted by Robert Fraser on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:27:48 +0000