Ned Rorem in New York - 22 February, 1987

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 65:

Afternoon at American Composers' Orchestra with Morris. The four pieces, conducted with cogent vitality by John Nelson, were worth it: Loeffler, William Kraft's Timpani Concerto (just long enough), Hugo Weisgall's early A Garden Eastward (opulently blooming and good diction), and Christopher Rouse's more than rousing Gorgon (twenty minutes of shrieking four-four).

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 65. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436394688849 accessed: 10 May, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

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

Listening to

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A Garden Eastward
written by Hugo Weisgall
Gorgon
written by Christopher Rouse
Timpani Concerto
written by William Kraft
music by Charles Martin Loeffler
written by Charles Martin Loeffler

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 February, 1987
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Wed, 08 Jul 2015 23:31:29 +0100
Approved on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:43:00 +0000