Your upload is still there as of about 5 minutes ago, Tom.
If you, or anyone else here, should locate a later, better, more balanced
performance of this piece I would like to hear it.
On 12/31/2015 3:45 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
> I've now put the audio of the premiere performance up at Dropbox:
> I cannot guarantee Dropbox will allow too many downloads, so if you
> want it, grab it.
> Anyone who knows a better no-fee system, I'm all ears. I have a lot of
> offbeat and obscure audio I'd love to share, but don't want to pay to
> share it. Is there any easy way to do Youtubes with just audio, for
> instance is there software that will just put some generic image
> around an audio file and render it to a video? Youtube apparently
> requires some sort of video element for a file upload. I certainly
> don't have the time or inclination to get into video production to
> share audio, but if there's some automated way to select an audio file
> and a photo file and get a MPEG or MOV file that's Youtube compatible
> rendered out of it, I'll try it.
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2015 7:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] World premiere of "a totally terrible piece of
>> I've always known it from recordings and like it -- I think it is an
>> important piece, just by virtue of being a "mash-up."
>> I do think that Foss' own recording, with Buffalo for Nonesuch, is a bit
>> more convincing than Bernstein's, which seems
>> more exploratory and tentative.
>> Happy New Year!
>> Uncle Dave Lewis
>> On Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 6:16 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
>>> I was at that concert and hated the piece. PDQ Bach it wasn't, nor
>>> had it
>>> the snarkiness of Alfred Schnittke nor the dry gumor of Cage. It
>>> seemed a
>>> mash-up with no apparent connections of the inserts to one another
>>> nor to
>>> the musical framework.
>>> Steve Smolian
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tom Fine
>>> Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2015 4:41 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] World premiere of "a totally terrible piece of
>>> It's not often that a scathing review like this gets written:
>>> or that people jeer at a NY Philharmonic concert!
>>> Listen and judge for yourself:
>>> Recording found on a yard-sale reel tape, the review was included in
>>> box. Surprisingly good fidelity for quarter-track off-air taping,
>>> the channels were reversed and there's considerable edge warp on the
>>> acetate-backed 1-mil tape.
>>> Happy New Year!
>>> -- Tom Fine