Thomas Cairns Livingston in Govanhill, Glasgow - 29 November, 1931, in the afternoon

from Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 19:

Sunday 29 November … In the afternoon I listened to a bit of the ‘Messiah’.

cite as

Thomas Cairns Livingston, Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 19. In Glasgow City Archives, number TD1969/19. accessed: 18 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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written by George Frideric Handel
performed by BBC Studio Symphony Orchestra, Betty Bannerman, Eric Greene, The Wireless Chorus, William Barrand, Stanford Robinson, Dora Labbette

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 November, 1931, in the afternoon
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


Handel's Messiah was broadcast on the BBC National station at 4pm on Sunday 29 November 1931 (source: Radio Times listings in the BBC Genome Project)

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:59:21 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:34:58 +0100