Jack Brymer

Jack Brymer

occupation

schoolteacher

Clarinetist

Musician

born

27 January, 1915

birthplace

South Shields

died

16 September, 2003

death place

Redhill, Surrey

country of citizenship

England

type

generic agent

person/people

appears in search results as

Jack Brymer

family name

Brymer

gender

male

given name

Jack

1395327253743: The German musician is, of course, thorough and pa...

1395327264270: I recall with great pleasure a solo tour I once di...

1395327274436: During the forty years in which I've been sitting ...

1395327289133: My next encounter was with the diminutive Oscar La...

1395327295681: Next in the succession of Beecham's leaders came o...

1395327303293: I also did a lot of listening, of course, and the ...

1395327310129: Then came the Ernest Read Symphony, supposedly com...

1395327324121: I was now a PT/Music/English instructor in RAF, be...

1395327333936: My very first impression of playing with a foreign...

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1419366777117: For about forty years it has been impossible not t...

1419367288515: Another factor which has led to the unparalleled p...

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1419606904424: In 1950 we had Ferenc Fricsay to conduct nine perf...

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1419608546970: Perhaps more surprising was the appearance, a litt...

1419609418798: It isn't easy to come to terms with the fact that ...

1419609993357: Aaron Copland also presents his own music very abl...

1419610187067: Richard Strauss had an excellent reputation for co...

1419610393870: In his compositions, of which I, like my BBC Symph...

1419693548998: With his Schubert, Mozart and Brahms I myself felt...

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1419694500499: [Vittorio] Gui produced the most beautiful sound f...

1419694795548: Carlo Maria Giulini... his first impact upon the R...

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1420488006072: Sir John Pritchard... I vividly remember one occas...

1420488401151: Sir Malcolm Sargent... Certainly as a soloist one ...

1420488700114: Yet Sargent could sometimes dig in his heels with ...

1420489285450: Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt... His first appearance wi...

1420491410160: Leopold Stowkowski... was a conductor I am always ...

1420491822872: His last appearances in London (in 1977 on his nin...

1420492718702: In 1987 a trip to London can be an enlightening ex...

1420493299322: An hour later, descending the same escalator, I wa...

1420495368010: Still later, passing a draughty precinct in Croydo...

1420496053496: Music is what is made, not what the performer make...

1421869667200: The Clarionet was the first instrument I ever knew...

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1422133944774: The first of the London Philharmonic players I met...

1422134088360: The crucial experience was hearing the great Charl...

1422199743990: Weber's First Concerto ... It was just a great pie...

1422200277255: As soon as I could play the Finale I put it into ...

1422200648699: So in 1933 it was an important event, this first t...

1422201767860: One of the clarinet players, Bernard Walton, exact...

1422202053613: The first piece I met was the Tchaikovsky Pathétiq...

1422202539931: We were almost opposite to the Queen's Hall of hap...

1422203079594: Their most important occasion ever was the startli...

1422291133196: I had determined that the senior forms would hear ...

1422305429840: Dennis Brain... after which the next I heard of hi...

1422305514576: Ernest Read.... One occasion sticks in my mind bec...

1422307558417: Seeing a land-mine hanging by its parachute outsid...

1422307949891: Once, on leave at the house of Joan's people in Wi...

1422393041034: The big moment came with no warning at all, unaske...

1422396495318: It was like a dream come true for me, because when...

1422912512071: It was at about this time that I had my baptism by...

1422913907709: Our first efforts in 1948 were both by Mozart - Co...

1422914480732: Our next great visitor, the incomparable Jascha He...

1422915461127: It was about this time that the unusual combinatio...

1422996371869: At Elstree Studios we met quite a different pianis...

1422997127327: New Orleans was another such occasion. At 2 a.m. I...

1422997710502: Next morning we were rehearsing at ten o'clock, bu...

1422998054086: At Rockford, Illinois, we ran into a really nasty ...

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1423074436742: A conductor we were both surprised and delighted t...

1423075081802: ... Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt... Somehow I found it ...

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1423076676527: The 1963 season was quite phenomenal, a fitting cl...

1423169277513: There was one occasion when close proximity really...

1423170288802: ... somewhere in the West Country, when I had a wi...

1423171016131: David McCallum... gentle of voice and coaxing rath...

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'As We Have It'

Allegro Non Troppo ('You Can't Get There in a Hurry')

Batuto Non Sempre Giusto ('At Times You Can't Trust That Beat')

Beginnings and Endings

Beginnings and Endings

Coda: Sempre Risoluto, Ma Con Dolore ('Keep On Trying But Expect the Worst')

In the Orchestra

Molto Deciso ('... But They Still Form a Definite Pattern')

Senza Malizia, Ma Non Sempre Con Ardore ('Not Intentionally Rude, But Sometimes Slightly Critical')

Teaching the clarinet: vibrato

Tema Con Variazione ('Some Are Different from Others')

The Beecham Years

The Limbo Years

Where Do We Go From Here?

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