Lionel Bradley - 19 January, 1939

from Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 19 Jan 1939:

Jan 19., R. Phil. Soc., Bruno Walter

The first part of the Euryanthe overture was taken rather fiercely which made more exquisite the largo passage for 8 solo violins with viola accompaniment. All the broad romantic passages were taken in a very easeful flowing manner which made this, perhaps the least of the three overtures, very attractive.

There followed a brilliant performance of Tod und Verklärung so well done that I was almost reconciled to a work which I have been at…   more >>

cite as

Lionel Bradley, Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 19 Jan 1939. In Bradley archive, Special Collections, Royal College of Music, number LJHB-02/033. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1417532866819 accessed: 16 June, 2021

Listeners

Lionel Bradley
Librarian
1898-1953

Listening to

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Das Lied von der Erde
written by Gustav Mahler
Euryanthe Overture
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Bruno Walter, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Symphony no. 1
written by Gustav Mahler, Beethoven
performed by Bruno Walter, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Tod und Verklärung
written by Richard Strauss
performed by Bruno Walter, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 January, 1939
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Venue unknown, Royal Philharmonic Society concert


Originally submitted by kerriedinburgh on Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:07:46 +0000
Approved on Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:08:55 +0000