Ned Rorem - 26 November, 1989

from Lies: A Diary 1986-1999, page 181:

Describe Virgil's [Thomson] vast memorial yesterday at Saint-John-the-too-too-Divine as Latouche used to call it. JH's Satie on the organ, plus his playing of Thomson interludes, holding together the whole service. 

cite as

Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary 1986-1999 (New York, 2002), p. 181. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437558718154 accessed: 4 December, 2022

Listeners

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

Listening to

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music by Erik Satie
written by Erik Satie
performed by James Holmes
Interludes
written by Virgil Thomson
performed by James Holmes

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 November, 1989
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by pashworth on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:51:58 +0100
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:25:30 +0000