Ned Rorem - 23 October, 1975

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 149:

John Simon phoned this evening to say he was enjoying WNCN's Birthday Salute to me. In the background, behind the phone's static and John's Transylvanian syllables, I did detect the ripple of my Barcarolles. Should one tell a composer during his music that one likes the music? John does believe in hissing plays, but only after a performance.

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Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 149. accessed: 26 February, 2024


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

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Experience Information

Date/Time 23 October, 1975
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:15:53 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:12:14 +0000