Richard Temple Savage in Paris - May, 1952
from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 139:
An undeniable success in England despite its lack of love interest and all-male cast, it seemed an odd choice for us to take to Paris for a few days the following spring. Ben used to duck nervously during the ensemble where the officers sing: "Don't like the French, don't like their hoppity-skippety ways - those damned Mounseers" and we noticed that by the last act the audience had thinned noticeably.
Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 139. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433701285897 accessed: 6 June, 2023
Richard Temple Savage
Listening tohide composers
written by Benjamin Britten
|performed by Covent Garden Opera Company, Benjamin Britten|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Continues on from Experience 1432843043266.
Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 07 Jun 2015 19:21:25 +0100
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 16:09:38 +0000