Ned Rorem in Trinity Church (Manhattan) - 26 April, 1974

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 68:

At Trinity Church, premiere of my Three Motets for organ and chorus, on poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins. How can a composer best describe his own music? By playing it.

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 68. accessed: 15 April, 2024

location of experience: Trinity Church (Manhattan)


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

Listening to

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Three Motets
written by Ned Rorem

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 April, 1974
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:18:12 +0100
Approved on Sun, 17 Jan 2016 00:19:48 +0000