Benjamin Britten - 19 November, 1931

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 89:

Write letters in evening, & also listen to Philharmonic Bach concert (Herbert Menges). Really quite good - excellent, superb, soloists, Concertos, F min (H. Samuel) & A min (Isolde Menges) - Both with supreme Slow mov. Marvellous Performance of 5th Brandenburg (above two with Gerald Jackson) & creditable, very, performance of 3rd Brandenburg - marvellous work.
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John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 89. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434117199956 accessed: 26 October, 2021

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Brandenburg Concerto no 3
written by Bach
performed by Philharmonic, Herbert Menges
Brandenburg Concerto no 5
written by Bach
performed by Gerald Jackson, Philharmonic, Herbert Menges
Concerto in A minor
written by Bach
performed by Isolde Menges, Philharmonic, Herbert Menges
Concerto in F min
written by Bach
performed by H. Samuel, Philharmonic, Herbert Menges

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 November, 1931
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by gkw on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:53:20 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:23:10 +0100