Ned Rorem - between 1930 and 1960

from 1965, page 136:

My frequent thoughts of Nell are more pleasant than sad, doubtless because I saw so little of her during the last three years of her life. What is revived is the happy début. To recall her is to recall her repertory, those many works we all heard first through her: Schoenberg's Gurrelieder, Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex and Mavra, Milhaud's Chansons hébraïques, Chanler, Mahler, Fauré, Copland's In the Beginning, Messiaen's Poèmes pour Mi. Reading through the Messiaen again took me to his other cycle, Chants de terre et ciel, which in turn, like Proust's bit into the madeleine, brought back …   more >>
cite as

Ned Rorem, 1965. In The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem 1961-1972 (San Francisco, ), p. 136. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1420753703204 accessed: 6 April, 2020

Listeners

Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]
1923-

Listening to

hide composers
'Chants de terre et ciel'
written by Olivier Messiaen
performed by Janet Fairbank
Gurrelieder
written by Arnold Schoenberg
performed by Nell Tangeman
'In the Beginning'
written by Aaron Copland
performed by Nell Tangeman
'Mavra'
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Nell Tangeman
Oedipus Rex
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Nell Tangeman
'Poèmes pour Mi'
written by Olivier Messiaen
performed by Nell Tangeman
6 chants populaires hébraïques op. 86
written by Darius Milhaud
performed by Nell Tangeman
unspecified music by Chanler
written by Theodore Chanler
performed by Nell Tangeman
unspecified music by Fauré
written by Fauré
performed by Nell Tangeman
unspecified music by Mahler
written by Gustav Mahler
performed by Nell Tangeman

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1930 and 1960
Medium broadcast, live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 08 Jan 2015 21:48:23 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 11:30:28 +0000