Jack Brymer in New Cross - between at the end of 1933 and 1935

from Allegro Non Troppo ('You Can't Get There in a Hurry'), page 29:

My chosen profession was therefore a scholastic one, and my choice of Alma Mater was Goldsmiths' College (now famous as the home of the National Centre for Orchestral Studies, but then entirely innocent of any orchestral activity except that of the Evening Institute, where a symphony orchestra under the baton of the redoubtable and sympathetic Frederick Haggis met each Tuesday and performed once each term to my immense delight and enlightenment). It was here that I met for the first time players who had been my idols for years - members of the London Philharmonic like the flautist Gerald …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Allegro Non Troppo ('You Can't Get There in a Hurry'). In Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 29. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1418832972120 accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: New Cross


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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unspecified orchestral music
written by J. Strauss, Offenbach, Franz Schubert, Delius, Brahms, Paul Dukas, Pierre Boulez, Richard Strauss, Mozart
performed by Charles Gregory, Gerald Jackson, Horace Green, Cecil James, Jack Brymer

Experience Information

Date/Time between at the end of 1933 and 1935
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public


Experiences took place at Goldsmith's College, University of London, New Cross, London.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:16:12 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:40:34 +0000