Ned Rorem in Nantucket - 5 July, 1985

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 579:

Lenny B.'s Songfest, televised live from Washington under his spastic baton, remains buoyant, adroit, honest, delightful, yet fails through striving for grandeur when it's by nature intimate.

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 579. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436221843735 accessed: 17 June, 2021

location of experience: Nantucket

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Songfest
written by Leonard Bernstein
performed by Leonard Bernstein

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 July, 1985
Medium broadcast, live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:30:43 +0100
Approved on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:31:19 +0000