James Holmes et al. in New York - 17 November, 1985

from The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, page 603:

This afternoon, with JH after church, to Carnegie Hall for David Diamond's Ninth Symphony, a fifty-minute two-movement dead-serious masterfully score Masterpiece - if perhaps not a masterpiece - in the shape of a big tombstone weighing upon a still-living consciousness.

cite as

Ned Rorem, The Nantucket Diary of Ned Rorem 1973-1985, volume 2 (San Francisco, 1987), p. 603. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436306289827 accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: New York


James Holmes
Organist, choir conductor, Kapellmeister
Ned Rorem
Critic, essayist, Composer, Diarist […]

Listening to

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Ninth Symphony
written by David Diamond
performed by Leonard Bernstein

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 November, 1985
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:58:10 +0100
Approved on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:50:07 +0000