Denis Matthews in England - the 1930's

from In Pursuit of Music, pages 88-89:


Long before I met her I had known about Myra’s magic properties, the spiritual quality in her playing, call it the gift of making the piano sing with a human voice, call it more simply ‘personality’ or ‘soul’ (as my grandmother would have said).  Back in 1931 Eric Hope had …   more >>

cite as

Denis Matthews, In Pursuit of Music (London, 1966), p. 88-89. accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: England


Denis Matthews
Broadcaster, Musicologist, Pianist

Listening to

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Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Dame Myra Hess
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58
written by Beethoven
performed by Dame Myra Hess

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium broadcast, live

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:25:24 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 May 2017 15:47:06 +0100