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  • Bill Gallagher
    I m glad that you mention Otto Klemperer s M2 even when you damn rather than praise him. In my opinion, one need listen to no other account. If you like to
    Message 1 of 45 , Aug 28, 2007
      I'm glad that you mention Otto Klemperer's M2 even when you damn rather than
      praise him. In my opinion, one need listen to no other account. If you
      "like to watch", there is a beautifully photographed and recorded DVD by
      Claudio Abbado conducting the Lucerne Festival Orchestra in 2003. You can
      pick it up on eBay from a Hong Kong seller, usually for about $6.


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    • Russ Jenkins
      Thank you Tony. Russ anthony cole wrote: Proms = Promenade Concerts - started 110 years ago by conductor Sir Henry Wood and taken over
      Message 45 of 45 , Sep 8 7:04 AM
        Thank you Tony.

        Russ

        anthony cole <tony@...> wrote:
        Proms = Promenade Concerts - started 110 years ago by conductor Sir Henry
        Wood and taken over by the BBC 80 years ago. Summer series of concerts held
        mainly at the Royal Albert Hall and featuring not only the BBC orchestras
        but international ones (such as San Francisco S O last Saturday and Sunday).
        The floor of the hall is given over to "promenaders" who stand, often, as at
        the traditional "last night of the Proms" (tomorrow!), in very large numbers
        Whole thing has become a Brit tradition, with much flag-waving, etc. Tony


        -------Original Message-------

        From: Russ Jenkins
        Date: 09/07/07 06:20:07
        To: charlesives@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [charlesives] Ives at The Proms

        Anne,
        Please forgive my ignorance, but what are The Proms? The first I had heard
        of it was on a recent Pipedreams broadcast called Pipes at The Proms. It
        featured the pipe organ at Royal Albert Hall.

        Thanks.

        Russ Jenkins

        Anne Ozorio <anne.ozorio@...> wrote:
        Two Ives symphonies at the Proms this year in London. First, there
        was the Fourth conducted by dynamo David Robertson. Robertson is
        brilliant, the kind of guy who just crackles with energy. Although
        American, much of his career has been in Europe, and for many years
        he was conductor of Ensemble Intercontemporain, the specialist new
        music orchestra founded by Pierre Boulez, where each member of the
        orchestra is a vituoso in his/her own right. He's now whipping up
        the BBC orchestras. I don't think he has recorded much but he
        programmes Ives a lot and has done more than many to promote American
        composers in Europe - Ives and Carter his passions. He's very, very
        good.

        (search google : prom ives fourth robertson).

        This Saturday, it's the Third, with Michael Tilson Thomas. Streaming
        live on www.bbc/radio3 and for a week on demand, but there might be
        better when they brepeat it on one of the daytime broadcasts.

        Anyone else hear these ? Tony ?

        Anne
        anne.ozorio@...

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