Jack Brymer in South Shields - mid , month unknown, the 1920's

from Beginnings and Endings, pages 31-32:

At the time I had, shamefully, hardly even heard of Beecham. It was quite remarkable how one could be isolated from the rest of the musical world in that remote north-easterly corner. Not even all the wonders of the BBC could really make contact with us then because although symphony concerts were a daily part of their broadcast menu, the wireless sets (not radios, yet) of the day were incapable of delivering anything like the sound of an orchestra. I feel sure that anyone who had actually been in the presence of a great orchestra could reconstruct the sound from the attenuated version …   more >>

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Jack Brymer, Beginnings and Endings (1979), p. 31-32. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422132629383 accessed: 26 November, 2022

location of experience: South Shields


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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unspecified orchestral music

Experience Information

Date/Time mid , month unknown, the 1920's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:50:29 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:31:10 +0000