Richard Temple Savage in London - between in the middle of the 1940's and at the end of the 1950's
from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 53:
... so I was bitterly disappointed when I listened to a broadcast of is "Ring" from Bayreuth after the war and found it very ponderous and unyielding, the Siegfried in particular simply could not manage at the inflexible slow tempo.
Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 53. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429093213306 accessed: 28 May, 2023
Richard Temple Savage
Listening tohide composers
Der Ring des Nibelungen
written by Richard Wagner
|performed by unspecified orchestra, unspecified singers|
|Date/Time||between in the middle of the 1940's and at the end of the 1950's|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
Follows straight on from Experience 1429093245339.
Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:20:13 +0100
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:37:27 +0000