Ned Rorem in New York City - 30 April, 1990

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 195:

Alexander Nevsky on TV last night. Like most remembered masterpieces, it doesn't hold up... The photography, and indeed the recording of Prokofiev's pretty good score, seems oddly raw for 1938.

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 195. accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: New York City


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

Listening to

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Soundtrack to Alexander Nevsky
written by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 April, 1990
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:26:25 +0100
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:34:25 +0000