Bazil et al. in Prestatyn - 26 June, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 215:

Mr Abell comes to dinner, after which Bazil & Boase come in to listen to wireless - a good show of F.B's Lament form Manchester, & F.B. conducting a B.B.C. orchestra at London Ravel's Rhap. Espagnol - Tristan prelude to Act III & Dvorak's lovely 4th Symph.* - all in the inimitable F.B. style.

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 215. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438162960179 accessed: 27 November, 2021

location of experience: Prestatyn

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Lament
written by Frank Bridge
performed by Frank Bridge
Rapsodie espagnole
written by Maurice Ravel
performed by Frank Bridge
Prelude to Act III of Tristan und Isolde
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Frank Bridge
Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Frank Bridge

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 June, 1934
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

*Bridge Lament for strings (1915); Ravel Rapsodie espagnole (1907); Wagner Prelude to Act III of Tristan und Isolde; and Dvorak Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88, known at the time as No. 4, as the first four in the canon were infrequently performed.


Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:42:40 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:17:28 +0100