Jack Brymer in Chancery Lane tube station - 1987

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

In 1987 a trip to London can be an enlightening experience of their talent and determination. Recently, about to emerge from the depths of the Central Line of the Underground at Chancery Lane, I was startled to hear the beautifully produced sound of a horn accompanied by a not-so-well modulated orchestra in a quite unexpected work. The horn was 'live', with the player standing at the bottom of the escalator and facing the downward section. The accompaniment was on tape, and was a 'Music Minus One' recording. It was not, as it happens, a horn concerto, but the Rodrigo Guitar Concerto which is …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Coda: Sempre Risoluto, Ma Con Dolore ('Keep On Trying But Expect the Worst'). In Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987). https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1420492718702 accessed: 2 December, 2022

location of experience: Chancery Lane tube station

Listeners

Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician
1915-2003

Listening to

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Concerto for guitar
written by JoaquĆ­n Rodrigo
performed by unspecified French horn player, Trevor Horn

Experience Information

Date/Time 1987
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 21:18:38 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:01:52 +0000