Ned Rorem in New York City - 8 November, 1981

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 334:

Paul Jacobs tried out his program in a Central Park West apartment for a batch of listener of whim I knew none except Leighton Kerner. The cloud was Elliott Carter's new Night Fantasies... for me it was chaos, and I quit the premises, sullen.

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 334. accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: New York City


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

Listening to

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Night Fantasies
written by Elliott Carter
performed by Paul Jacobs

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 November, 1981
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:47:28 +0100
Approved on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:22:55 +0000