Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 13 August, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 220:

Listen to a typical Wagner Prom., including the most incredibly garish arr. of the Song of the Rhinemaidens - bad taste even for Wood.

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 220. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438171411810 accessed: 22 September, 2021

location of experience: Lowestoft

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Song of the Rhinemaidens
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Wood

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 August, 1934
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:03:32 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:12:20 +0100