Thomas Cairns Livingston in Govanhill, Glasgow - 3 December, 1929, at night

from Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 17:

Tuesday 3 December, Nice sunny day, Had a night in the house. Listened to the glorious 5th .

cite as

Thomas Cairns Livingston, Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 17. In Glasgow City Archives, number TD1969/17. accessed: 19 July, 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 5th symphony
written by Ludwig van Beethoven
performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 December, 1929, at night
Medium broadcast, live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


A concert given by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler, was broadcast live from the Queen's Hall, London by BBC Radio 2LO London. The second half of the concert included Beethoven's 5th Symphony (source: Radio Times listings on the BBC Genome Project)

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:28:22 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Jun 2020 10:08:47 +0100