Ned Rorem in Paris - 14 April, 1984

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 480:

Afternoon concert, with Jay Gottlied, at the radio. I enjoyed the Englishman Nigel Osborne's Fantasia, but not Madera's Serenata, nor even especially Messiaen's Sept Haïkaï. All is overwrought.

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 480. accessed: 19 May, 2024

location of experience: Paris


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

Listening to

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written by Nigel Osborne
performed by Jay Gottlieb
Sept Haïkaï
written by Olivier Messiaen
written by Bruno Maderna

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 April, 1984
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:07:46 +0100
Approved on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:12:14 +0000