Ned Rorem in Nantucket - 31 January, 1987

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 63:

Every year or so some perverse sense of duty obliges me to plod through the score and disk of Bruckner's Eighth. An from year to year, although I have a strong memory, I never recall a note.

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 63. accessed: 22 June, 2024

location of experience: Nantucket


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

Listening to

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Eighth Symphony
written by Anton Bruckner

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 January, 1987
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by pashworth on Wed, 08 Jul 2015 23:01:23 +0100
Approved on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:38:02 +0000