Ned Rorem in Nantucket - 28 September, 1985

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 594:

Spent the morning trying to concentrate on Bruckner's Eighth, but as usual with that man's art I heard nothing but fustian punctuated throughout with only exclamation points, the sophomore's trademark.
cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 594. accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: Nantucket


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

Listening to

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Eighth Symphony
written by Anton Bruckner

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 September, 1985
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:07:05 +0100
Approved on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:38:35 +0000