Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 2 June, 1934
After dinner listen to wireless - including a bit of 9th Symphony from Hilversum - conductor luckily unamed - very bad, tempi ridiculous, grosely over-scored (re-scored) & ill-balanced.
John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 213. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438107486246 accessed: 21 September, 2021
Listening tohide composers
Symphony No. 9
written by Hilversum
|Date/Time||2 June, 1934|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|