Benjamin Britten in London - 8 May, 1933

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

Listen to Schnabel playing Brahms Bb,* in London Musical festival after dinner. Wireless v. bad unable to judge much. Technique seemed excellent & the idea of the work as a whole But many details annoyed & irritated me.
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/1435696149021 accessed: 21 September, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op. 83
written by Johannes Brahms
performed by Artur Schnabel

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 May, 1933
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op. 83.


Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:29:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:24:48 +0100