Ned Rorem in Paris - at the end of 1956

from The New York Diary: Paris and New York Autumn, 1956, page 256:

André Fraigneau and Sherban Sidéry, bored by my singing of The Robbers, swoon at Mattiwilda Dobbs' record of Pippa's Song. But the opera, I tell them, has just as gorgeous a vocal line.
cite as

Ned Rorem, The New York Diary: Paris and New York Autumn, 1956. In The Paris Diary and The New York Diary 1951-1961 (New York, 1998), p. 256. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1398193327935 accessed: 1 March, 2021

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'Pippa's Song'
written by Ned Rorem
performed by Mattiwilda Dobbs
'The Robbers'
written by Ned Rorem
performed by Ned Rorem

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1956
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Experience included both live and recorded music.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:02:08 +0100