Benjamin Britten in London - 22 November, 1931

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 89:

Walk with Pop after dinner; also play gramophone records - the Stravinsky, L'Oiseau de Feu Delius "Brigg Fair".*
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 89. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434117486358 accessed: 5 December, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Brigg Fair
written by Delius
performed by Sir Thomas Beecham
The Firebird
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Igor Stravinksy

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 November, 1931
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Columbia recordings conducted by Stravinsky (Firebird) and Beecham (Brigg Fair)


Originally submitted by gkw on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:58:06 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:22:58 +0100