Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Ives Symphony no. 4 NY Philharmonic/Gilbert 2004 live


Charles Ives' raucous Fourth (and last) Symphony, live from Carnegie Hall to get the Estados Unidos folk in the voting mood!


Alan Gilbert, young American conductor at the helm of the New York forces who will take him as their new music director starting 2009, in one of this pairing's most acclaimed showings- so far. Interesting but overreported note: his parents are New York Philharmonic musicians, and on this particular occasion mom was one of the band.
I recorded it from a live WQXR broadcast, straight to cd... Great American Cacophony to rival the election season's cross'd streams of sameness (that simply means that reality is slightly below expectations; you still have the right to vote. Voting could be treated like a Victorian-era unruly child or bad tooth- Ignore it and it may go away.)

links for this in comments

10 comments:

Guillermo said...

http://rapidshare.com/files/158788783/Ives_Sym_4_Gilbert_2004_NYC_broadcast_.zip

GHal said...

One recording I would like to share is an absolutely brilliant speech by Charles Boyer from the Shaw play "Don Juan in Hell", recorded on 2 LPs by Columbia Records in 1952, but never issued on cassette or CD. If this would be permitted, can somone point me to a location which explains how this is accomplished?

Guillermo said...

@GHal: Send me an email and I'll explain some of the options. I'd most certainly post the speech here, I've long wanted an excuse for a "random bits of cultural treasure" section. you have it as a digital file already? The short shot, for sharing material in this blog format, is: you 'compress' the file(s) into a ".zip" or a ".tar". This makes them easy to transfer. Then you send it ("upload") to a hosting site (I like www.mediafire.com best) where they archive it, giving you a location for it. The you share the address. Voi-la.
Let me know when you do, I'll link it.

Elvenraad said...

Can you please re-upload this gem? :-)

Guillermo said...

A travesty, this rapidshare nonsense;

Ives
G'ral Wm Booth Enters Heaven:

http://www.mediafire.com/?y4643xvd3neslw1

Symphony 4:

http://www.mediafire.com/?zlp2ino3r15m72d

Aaah, Much Better.

Elvenraad said...

Thanks alot! Great blog, by the way. :)

Guillermo said...

Thank you! I will post more than just 8 things (that's the embarrassing 2010 total) in the coming year...

Elvenraad said...

That would be great! I like broadcast recordings. :-)

SpiralArray said...

Wow, link's still good. Thank you, looks like a great blog.

Alexey Zimin said...

link still work oh yeeaaah