Ned Rorem in Paris - 1955

from The Paris Diary: France Again 1955, page 195:

Well, in what country am I? Finally I heard the tape of the Louisville Orchestra playing my Design. The mechanic of the studio said to me afterwards: "But you aren't of your time." But of course, I am of my time, only it is not of me.
cite as

Ned Rorem, The Paris Diary: France Again 1955. In The Paris Diary and The New York Diary 1951-1961 (New York, 1998), p. 195. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1398107693269 accessed: 26 October, 2021

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'Design' for orchestra
written by Ned Rorem
performed by Louisville Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 1955
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:14:53 +0100