James Holmes in New York - 2 May, 1987

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 82:

JH making tapes of his various church concerts to send his mother. He feels his choir sounds not good, that most choirs sound not good, and reiterates that only with a large group can you get a truly soft sound.
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Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 82. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436450705619 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

James Holmes
Organist, choir conductor, Kapellmeister
1939-1999

Listening to

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choral music performed by James Holmes

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 May, 1987
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:05:05 +0100
Approved on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:53:48 +0000