Benjamin Britten in London - 23 September, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 115:

Listen to Beethoven Prom on the atrocious wireless here. Beethoven's 1st & 8th Symphonies played without care or thought. Ria Ginster sings the 2 "Egmont" songs, & Myra Hess plays the 4th Conc. Write letters also.
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 115. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434897862737 accessed: 23 September, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Symphony No. 1
written by Beethoven
Symphony No. 8
written by Beethoven
Egmont, Op. 84
written by Beethoven
performed by Ria Ginster
Piano Concerto No. 4
written by Beethoven
performed by Myra Hess

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 September, 1932
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 15:44:22 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:37:55 +0100