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https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=910496129029276&id=140534429358787

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Haley" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:07 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] LSO trombonist Denis Wick comments about recording the Berg 3 Pieces for 
Mercury


> Eric,
>
> The link doesn't work for me.
>
> Best,
> John Haley
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 12:54 AM, Eric Nagamine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Don,
>>
>> Here's the link to Denis Wick's Facebook page which has the complete
>> posting
>> about his feelings about conductors he'd worked with. I think the link is
>> viewable without having to sign in.
>>
>>
>> https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=910496129029276&id=1405344
>> 29358787
>>
>>
>> --------------------------
>> Eric Nagamine
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Don Cox
>> Sent: Monday, October 5, 2015 1:00 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] LSO trombonist Denis Wick comments about recording
>> the Berg 3 Pieces for Mercury
>>
>> On 05/10/2015, Eric Nagamine wrote:
>>
>> > Thought Tom Fine and others might be interested in the recording
>> > process for an early LSO recording with Dorati.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > "The most fascinating period for me in the development of the LSO was
>> > during the Mercury recording sessions. in the summers of the late
>> > 1950s. Antal Dorati combined intense musical passion and a demand for
>> > perfection with a very short fuse and a Hungarian waywardness that
>> > gave him unique qualities. In the space of a few hours, his screaming
>> > at us, tempered by careful measured criticism from the backstage voice
>> > of the oh-so-polite Harold Lawrence, the record producer, polished the
>> > orchestra, turning it into the precision machine that can be heard on
>> > those records. The Alban Berg op. 6 Three Pieces for Orchestra could
>> > not have been played at a concert in those days. The recording was
>> > made in sections of as little as 16 or even 8 bars, with every snippet
>> > honed to perfection. I remember how my old friend Jay Friedman, of the
>> > CSO was so impressed by our playing! I could hardly bring myself to
>> > tell him how it was really done. This kind of note-bashing could
>> > hardly happen now, in today's LSO, but that kind of training did much
>> > to lift the orchestra from being just competent to brilliant." Denis
>> > Wick
>> >
>> >
>> That's fascinating.
>>
>> Is this part of a longer interview or article ?
>>
>> Regards
>> --
>> Don Cox
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