Richard Temple Savage - between in the middle of the 1930's and in the middle of the 1940's

from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, pages 38-39:

Most of the recordings I made in the early days were with Beecham but I once had to play for Sir Hamilton Harty in the Bax "Picaresque Comedy Overture". We did it all in one session; I was still a very new boy and discovered to my horror that I suddenly had several bars all on my own. On hearing the play-back Sir Hamilton commented in his gentle Irish voice that the bass clarinet seemed to have had "rather a bumpy ride". This was one occasion when I was devoutly thankful to know that the wax would now be destroyed, obliterating my shame while I concentrated on getting it right next time.
cite as

Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 38-39. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1426871177892 accessed: 18 January, 2022

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'Overture to a Picaresque Comedy'
written by Arnold Bax
performed by unnamed orchestra, Sir Hamilton Harty

Experience Information

Date/Time between in the middle of the 1930's and in the middle of the 1940's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Locations unspecified.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:06:17 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:26:39 +0000