Ned Rorem in New York - 10 August, 1985

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 584:

James Buswell's portrayal (as good a word as any) of Bach's unaccompanied Sonata, the one in C major with the giant fugue, is as satisfying as anything I've heard in ages: controlled yet ecstatic, massively gentle, sensible and accurate. It made me think of Bach, and my mind didn't wonder.
cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 584. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436222542882 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Sonata in C major
written by Johann Sebastian Drey
performed by James Buswell

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 August, 1985
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:42:23 +0100
Approved on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:33:08 +0000