Ned Rorem in New York City - 1964

from 1964:

Nor are performers necessarily qualified interpreters of their national music. Subjectivity is detrimental to execution. The Germanic Gieseking played Debussy more "comprehensively" than any Frenchman I have ever heard.
cite as

Ned Rorem, 1964. In The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem 1961-1972 (San Francisco, ). accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: New York City


Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]

Listening to

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unspecified piano music by Debussy
written by Claude Debussy
performed by Walter Gieseking

Experience Information

Date/Time 1964
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public, solitary


Means of transmission not specified.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 06 Jan 2015 21:10:59 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 11:26:22 +0000