Jack Brymer in New Cross - 1933

from Beginnings and Endings, pages 39-40:

So in 1933 it was an important event, this first try-out with orchestra at college of a work I was slowly beginning to realize I could play at a reasonable tempo after all. It was also an event which almost failed to happen. It was Tuesday, and on Monday I had gone to see Freddie Haggis to excuse myself, my right hand in a sling. It was the thumb that was damaged. The Saturday previously I had been playing as a second-row forward against 'Z' division of the Metropolitan Police, and had unwisely tried to tackle one of the larger minions of the law as he propelled himself, head down, towards our…   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Beginnings and Endings (1979), p. 39-40. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422200648699 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: New Cross


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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Concerto no. 1 in F minor, op. 73
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Frederick Haggis, Goldsmiths Symphony Orchestra, Jack Brymer

Experience Information

Date/Time 1933
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public


Follows straight on from experience 1422200277255.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:44:08 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:26:15 +0000