Thomas Cairns Livingston in Govanhill, Glasgow - 4 October, 1929, at night

from Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 17:

Friday 4 October. Neck very bad today. Rained mostly all day. Listened to the ‘ninth symphony’ at night.

cite as

Thomas Cairns Livingston, Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 17. In Glasgow City Archives, number TD1969/17. accessed: 14 June, 2024 (By permission of Glasgow City Archives)

location of experience: Govanhill, Glasgow


Thomas Cairns Livingston
Mercantile Book keeper, Shipping clerk, traveling salesman

Listening to

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the 'Ninth Symphony'
written by Beethoven
performed by Symphony orchestra, The National Chorus, vocal soloists, Henry Wood

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 October, 1929, at night
Medium broadcast, live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


Part of a Promenade Concert featuring Beethoven's Ninth Symphony was broadcast live from the Queen's Hall, London on BBC Radio 2LO at 20.25 (Radio Times listings on the BBC Genome Project)

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:56:39 +0000
Approved on Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:56:45 +0100