Donald Francis Tovey - 17 November, 1932

from Letter from Donald Francis Tovey to the Members of the Reid Orchestra, 22 Nov 1932, pages 159-60:

Dear Colleagues It is the greatest possible comfort to me in my absence to have continual evidence of your artistic progress, both by report and by actual experience. Though it is difficult to pick up an Edinburgh broadcast in the south, I have now heard your performances three times, and quite enough has reached me and other listeners to assure me that our work - the work you and I stand for - cannot fail to convince the world at large that the Reid Symphony Orchestra is an institution that must go on. Your performance of Elgar's Falstaff [on Thursday 17 November conducted by Stewart Deas]…   more >>

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Lewis Foreman, Letter from Donald Francis Tovey to the Members of the Reid Orchestra, 22 Nov 1932. In From Parry to Britten: British Music in Letters, 1900 - 1945 (London, 1987), p. 159-60. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1413302321928 accessed: 26 November, 2022

Listeners

Donald Francis Tovey
Conductor, Musicologist
1875-1940

Listening to

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Falstaff
written by Edward Elgar
performed by Stewart Deas, The Reid Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 November, 1932
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by kerriedinburgh on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:58:42 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:20:41 +0000