Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 22 December, 1933
Listen to 'Cris du Monde' of Honegger after dinner.* Difficult to judge, as it came over badly; some of it was very impressive (esp. the end) & extraordinarily beautiful.
John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 158. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437667968382 accessed: 6 February, 2023
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Cris du monde
written by Arthur Honegger
|Date/Time||22 December, 1933|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|
*Honegger Cris du monde (1931), secular oratorio: a timely warning about a world in crisis, with a text by René Bizet.