Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 25 April, 1933

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 139:

Write abit of alteration in Var. after dinner, & listen to wireless. 1st (& I hope, last) broadcast perf of Bliss' Clar. Quintet.* I only listened to 1 1/2 move. V. unoriginal piffle. & it wasn't even amusing, but intensely dull
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 139. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435695322163 accessed: 19 September, 2021

location of experience: Lowestoft

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Clarinet Quintet
written by Arthur Bliss

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 April, 1933
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*Bliss Clarinet Quintet (1932).


Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:15:22 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:25:36 +0100