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Mildred Norton

  • Stravinsky's Cantata for mezzo-soprano, tenor, women's choir and five instruments, based on Tudor verses, is a mercilessly dull, wholly unleavened essay in boredom ... a triumph of musical vacuity over the literary vigor of its text ... The most invigorating sound I heard was a restive neighbor winding his watch.

    • Mildred Norton,
    • in Nicolas Slonimsky, Lexicon of Musical Invective ()

Mildred Norton, U.S. music critic

(1910 - 2000)

Full name: Mildred Norton Loewenthal.