Ned Rorem in New York - 2 December, 1986

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 54:

Eugene, who had earlier mixed some potent martinis, then killed a bottle of Bordeaux with the meal, played some of Robert Schumann's F-sharp minor Sonata, and Homage à Rameau, his too-long fingernails clicking.

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 54. accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: New York


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

Listening to

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Sonata in F sharp minor
written by Robert Schumann, Robert Schumann
performed by Eugene Istomin
Homage à Rameau
written by Claude Debussy
performed by Eugene Istomin

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 December, 1986
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by pashworth on Wed, 08 Jul 2015 22:12:06 +0100
Approved on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:26:49 +0000