Benjamin Britten - 10 February, 1935

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 248:

John comes to supper & listens to King David (Honnegger) after. A very fine scheme, with some lovely music - though not equally distributed. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 248. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438271070967 accessed: 23 September, 2021

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Le roi David
written by Arthur Honegger

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 February, 1935
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

Honegger Le roi David (King David), symphonic psalm for narrator, soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, chorus and orchestra (1923).


Originally submitted by gkw on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:44:31 +0100
Approved on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:58:07 +0100