Denis Matthews in No specified - in the middle of the 1930's

from In Pursuit of Music, page 59:

In my early musical browsings I had been sceptical of the difference between this or that ‘reading’ of the score.  I went to hear the music, and provided the orchestra was a good one the conductor scarcely mattered: he was obviously needed to keep large forces together, but the less he interfered the better.  But when Koussevitsky, great conductor though he may have …   more >>

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Denis Matthews, In Pursuit of Music (London, 1966), p. 59. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: No specified


Denis Matthews
Broadcaster, Musicologist, Pianist

Listening to

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Eroica Symphony
written by Beethoven
performed by Serge Koussevitzky

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1930's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:32:01 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 May 2017 15:42:29 +0100