Richard Temple Savage in Hampstead Heath - 1939
from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 61:
I took Horst Walter to Hampstead Heath to see a splendid display of pyrotechnics with massed bands playing Handel's "Music for the Royal Fireworks". It was a wonderful summer night and he was greatly impressed...
Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 61. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429211678120 accessed: 22 March, 2023
Richard Temple Savage
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Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
written by George Frideric Handel
|performed by unspecified instrumentalists|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, outdoors, in public|
Horst Walter, from Dresden, was at that time a repetiteur employed by the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in the 1939 season, op. cit., p. 60.
Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:14:38 +0100
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:39:42 +0000