Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 15 March, 1934
Walk with dog before dinner. Listen to Pierre Monteux conducting L.P.O. Thibaud scrambles brilliantly through Symphonie Espagnol; & the orch. likewise thro' Debussy's Nuage & Fêtes* - but Monteux is a great man.
John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 202. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437922749490 accessed: 5 October, 2022
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written by Édouard Lalo
|performed by Jacques Thibaud, Pierre Monteux, London Philharmonic Orchestra|
'Nuages' and 'Fêtes' from Nocturnes for orchestra
written by Claude Debussy
|performed by Pierre Monteux, London Philharmonic Orchestra|
|Date/Time||15 March, 1934|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|
*Lalo Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21, for violin and orchestra; Debussy Nuages and Fêtes from Nocturnes for orchestra (1987-9).