Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 19 December, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 238:

After dinner, have on my new Mahler Kindertodten records,* which are very lovely. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 238. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438251673967 accessed: 23 September, 2021

location of experience: Lowestoft

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Kindertotenlieder
written by Gustav Mahler
performed by Berlin State Opera Orchestra, Heinrich Rehkemper, Jascha Horenstein

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 December, 1934
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*A classic recording (and one of the very first on 78s) of Mahler's orchestral song-cycle, Kindertotenlieder, sung by the German baritone, Henrich Rehkemper, with the Berlin State Opera Orchestra conducted by Jascha Horenstein.


Originally submitted by gkw on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:21:14 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:45:00 +0100