Benjamin Britten et al. in London - 3 November, 1933

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 153:

Grace comes after dinner to listen to 1st perf. of Bliss new Vla. Sonata.* On a very bad wireless, this work seemed very dull tho' beautifully played by Tertis & Solomon. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 153. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437660437634 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976
Grace Williams
Schoolmistress, Composer
1906-1977

Listening to

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Sonata for violin and piano
written by Arthur Bliss
performed by Solomon, Tertis

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 November, 1933
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

*Bliss Sonata for viola and piano (1933), written for Lionel Tertis.


Originally submitted by gkw on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:07:17 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:51:37 +0100