Richard Temple Savage - the 30's

from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 17:

My father at this time knew Harold Craxton, father of the great oboist, who was a professor at the Royal Academy of Music with Ernest Read. Through him I was able to attend one of Ernest Read's Summer Schools of Music at Bangor and was then asked to become a founder member of his Senior Orchestra, finding myself in what I now know to be very distinguished company - Evelyn Rothwell (Lady Barbirolli), Jack Brymer, Dennis Brain, to name but a few. Dennis Brain was then only about twelve but was already playing with his almost inhuman perfection; he seemed to have none of the problems that …   more >>

cite as

Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 17. accessed: 18 July, 2024


Richard Temple Savage
clarinettist music librarian, writer, music librarian, Clarinetist, Writer

Listening to

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unspecified orchestral music
written by J. Strauss, Offenbach, Franz Schubert, Delius, Brahms, Paul Dukas, Pierre Boulez, Richard Strauss, Mozart
performed by Richard Temple Savage, Ernest Read's Senior Orchestra, Ernest Read, Evelyn Rothwell, Jack Brymer, Dennis Brain

Experience Information

Date/Time the 30's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors


Locations unspecified.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:28:02 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:13:49 +0000