Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 11 August, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 113:

Get Walton's Portsmouth Point, ov., on gram record.* Disappointed. Ineffective & apparently bad & careless workmanship.
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 113. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434665560427 accessed: 21 September, 2021

location of experience: Lowestoft

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Portsmouth Point Overture
written by Walton
performed by Anthony Bernard, New English Symphony Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 August, 1932
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*Recorded for Decca by the New English Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anthony Bernard. Britten's copy is preserved in the Britten-Pears Library.


Originally submitted by gkw on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:12:40 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:38:45 +0100