Ned Rorem in Carnegie Hall - 5 March, 1972
from The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem 1961-1972, page 390:
Carnegie Hall this afternoon for Leontyne Price's recital. She sang Psalm 148 from Cycle of Holy Songs, the first piece of mine I've ever heard her do, and again, like last Wednesday, I squirmed at the selection. If Leontyne is the leading soprano on earth today, couldn't she perform, by that token, something more "representative" from among my 130 published songs? I feel right about only fifteen; the rest are to be had for the asking. What I love, nobody sings, what they sing, nobody loves.
The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem 1961-1972 (San Francisco, ), p. 390. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1421703602796 accessed: 21 October, 2021
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'Psalm 148' from 'Cycle of Holy Songs'
written by Ned Rorem
|performed by Leontyne Price|
|Date/Time||5 March, 1972|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public|