Randall Thompson - in the middle of 1940

from Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte., page 391:

The Music Center is truly marvellous – a wonderful set up in heavenly country and such a fine group of students and teachers. I was there the first week but already the place had such spirit and atmosphere. Most congenial, and stimulating to a degree. My Alleluia had been sung to perfection at the opening exercises, so my entrance into the place two days later was not so awkward as it might have been. I went to several of the Institute (“professional” students) Orchestra rehearsals, which gave its first concert on Friday night of the first week, opening (if you please) …   more >>

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Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte (ed.), Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte. (New York, 1979), p. 391. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424774498704 accessed: 10 August, 2022

Listeners

Randall Thompson
Composer
1899-1984

Listening to

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'Alleluia'
written by Ned Rorem

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1940
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Notes

Letter from Randall Thompson to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Moore, Encampment, Wyoming, July 22, 1940.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:41:38 +0000
Approved on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:42:55 +0000