Barbara Britten et al. in Broadcasting House - 22 October, 1932, 08:30 PM

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 119:

Meet Barb at 8.15 at Broadcasting House for concert (tickets from R.C.M.) in concert Hall at 8.30. English Ensemble - Kathleen Long (poor in spots). Marjorie Hayward (good) Rebecca Clark (musicianly but not inspired). May Mukle (poor tone). Mozart G min Quart. Fauré C. min. (marvellous work) Brahms. A maj.* Good 1st 2 mov. but too terribly long & boring for words. But 2nd mov. was wonderful.
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John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 119. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434915839287 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Broadcasting House

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15
written by Gabriel Faure
performed by Kathleen Long, Marjorie Hayward, May Mukle, Rebecca Clark
Piano Quartet No. 2 in A, Op. 26
written by Johannes Brahms
performed by Kathleen Long, Marjorie Hayward, May Mukle, Rebecca Clark
Piano Quartet in G minor, K478
written by Mozart
performed by Kathleen Long, Marjorie Hayward, May Mukle, Rebecca Clark

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 October, 1932, 08:30 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K478; Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15; Brahms Piano Quartet No. 2 in A, Op. 26; a recital given in the Concert Hall of the BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1.


Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:43:59 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:33:28 +0100