Ned Rorem in New York - 26 February, 1984

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 454:

Last night and tonight, Pilgrims conducted by Gerard Schwarz and his string orchestra at the Y. Something about this twenty-five-year-old piece never quite jells. Perhaps it's too rhythmically square for the ambiguous picture I meant to represent (a child's suicide).

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 454. accessed: 9 December, 2023

location of experience: New York


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

Listening to

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written by Ned Rorem
performed by Gerard Schwarz

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 February, 1984
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:24:48 +0100
Approved on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:04:18 +0000