Ned Rorem - 24 August, 1988

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 133:

"I've had a revelation," said JH to Rosette in the lobby of Old North Church after Ruth Laredo's recital. The recital's second half - the first half was Chopin mazurka's, Beethoven "appassionata", Rachmaninoff trifles - was Ruth's signature...

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 133. accessed: 8 August, 2022


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

Listening to

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Sonata Appassionata
written by Beethoven
performed by Ruth Laredo
music by Rachmaninoff
written by Sergei Rachmaninoff
performed by Ruth Laredo
music by Chopin
written by Chopin
performed by Ruth Laredo

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 August, 1988
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Mon, 13 Jul 2015 23:14:00 +0100
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:25:38 +0000