Benjamin Britten in London - 1 June, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 106:

More pt. song after dinner. Also listen to Wireless - Saint-Saƫns Carnval des Animaux - and a wonderful, impressive but terribly eerie & scary play "The Turn of the Screw" by Henry James.
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John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 106. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434485207896 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Le carnaval des animaux
written by Saint-Saens

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 June, 1932
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:06:47 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:41:55 +0100