Richard Temple Savage in London - between in the middle of the 1940's and at the end of the 1950's

from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 53:

... so I was bitterly disappointed when I listened to a broadcast of is "Ring" from Bayreuth after the war and found it very ponderous and unyielding, the Siegfried in particular simply could not manage at the inflexible slow tempo.
cite as

Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 53. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429093213306 accessed: 16 May, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Der Ring des Nibelungen
written by Richard Wagner
performed by unspecified orchestra, unspecified singers

Experience Information

Date/Time between in the middle of the 1940's and at the end of the 1950's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Follows straight on from Experience 1429093245339.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:20:13 +0100
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:37:27 +0000