I don't think it's even half as bad as some of the modern crap people
"compose" (should say compost).
Happy New Year
On Fri, Jan 1, 2016 at 3:45 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> 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
>>> 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 music"
>>> 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 the
>>> 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