Richard Temple Savage - between 1945 and in the beginning of the 1960's

from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 26:

I feel that I can tell this story as I had a similar experience after the war, rehearsing the Mozart Requiem with Bruno Walter. It was a bitterly cold morning which can make an inadequately warmed-up instrument play very flat. Steve Trier, the other basset horn, and I were dismayed to hear the maestro mutter: "And I asked for especially good basset horns!"
cite as

Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 26. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1426430056163 accessed: 16 May, 2022

Listeners

Richard Temple Savage
clarinettist music librarian, writer, music librarian, Clarinetist, Writer
1909-

Listening to

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Requiem in D minor, K626
written by Mozart
performed by Richard Temple Savage, Stephen Trier, unspecified orchestra, Bruno Walter

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1945 and in the beginning of the 1960's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Notes

Follows straight on from Experience 1426341081546. No location information given, nor it is clear if the rehearsal was purely instrumental or tutti.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:34:16 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:17:49 +0000