Ned Rorem in New York - 2 April, 1985

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 552:

This afternoon, a nice little party at Boosey's for Robin Holloway, and this evening, a dreary dinner at the Academy. The latter was followed by an as-always-ill-advised recital of works by the new inductees. Ill-advised, because the members are mostly drunk, musically uncomprehending, and more interested in gossiping with each other.
cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 552. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436218350804 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]
1923-

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20th-century American music

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 April, 1985
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by pashworth on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:32:31 +0100
Approved on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:45:34 +0000