Benjamin Britten - 10 February, 1935
John comes to supper & listens to King David (Honnegger) after. A very fine scheme, with some lovely music - though not equally distributed.
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: 27 January, 2023
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Le roi David
written by Arthur Honegger
|Date/Time||10 February, 1935|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|
Honegger Le roi David (King David), symphonic psalm for narrator, soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, chorus and orchestra (1923).