Agnes Smart Livingston et al. in Govanhill, Glasgow - 6 April, 1932

from Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 19:

Wednesday 6 April, Very cold day. Rain & sleet. Agnes at a Concert with Mrs Carmichael. Tommy had the McPherson up at night to listen to ‘Bach’.

cite as

Thomas Cairns Livingston, Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 19. In Glasgow City Archives, number TD1969/19. accessed: 16 July, 2024 (By permission of Glasgow City Archives)

location of experience: Govanhill, Glasgow


Agnes Smart Livingston
Cardboard cutter, Home maker
Kenneth McPherson
University student
Thomas Cairns Livingston Jnr.
Lecturer English Literature, Scholar
Thomas Cairns Livingston
Mercantile Book keeper, Shipping clerk, traveling salesman

Listening to

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Mass in B minor
written by Bach
performed by Elsie Suddaby, Frank Titterton, Keith Falkner, Margaret Balfour, The National Chorus, Sir Adrian Boult, BBC Symphony Orchestra
unspecified concert music

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 April, 1932
Medium broadcast, live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public


Bach's Mass in B minor was broadcast live from the Queen's Hall, London by the BBC National station at 8.15pm (source: Radio Times listings on the BBC Genome Project)

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:43:19 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:06:10 +0100