Ned Rorem in New York - 28 April, 1986

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 20:

David Del Tredici's huge Alice thing yesterday. Yes, it is about length - if cut, it wouldn't work, in all its tedious splendor. Yet length is its undoing. Nothing much really happens in the piece. The tunes are good, but they don't modulate or (despite DDT's contention) develop.
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Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 20. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436309718593 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

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

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music by David Del Tredici
written by David Del Tredici

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 April, 1986
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:55:18 +0100
Approved on Sun, 31 Jan 2016 23:36:08 +0000