Ned Rorem in New York - early , month unknown, 1986

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 11:

Broadcast of Elliott Carter's Fourth Quartet, a hostile, empty, cynical piece, lacking - as the Pornography Commission would say - any redeeming social value. No poetry, no grammar, and, since there's no contrast (all is hyperthyroid), no drama.

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 11. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436309296227 accessed: 26 October, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

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

Listening to

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String Quartet No. 4
written by Elliott Carter

Experience Information

Date/Time early , month unknown, 1986
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:48:16 +0100
Approved on Sun, 31 Jan 2016 23:34:45 +0000