CHARLES IVES (1874-1954): Orchestral Works, Vol. 3 - Symphony No. 3 “The Camp Meeting”, Symphony No. 4 (w/Jean-Efflam Bavouzet [piano], Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus), Orchestral Set No. 2 (MSO Chorus).
Catalogue Number: 04S047
Reference: CSA 5174
Format: SACD hybrid
Description: Bavouzet takes on the challenge of the solo piano part in Symphony No. 4. The work is famous for its ubiquitous difficulties, not least the apparent impossibility of realizing many of the composer's creative intentions in a live performance, as evidenced by the forty pages of background discussion and practical advice to conductors that introduce the published score. It is complemented by the less-often-performed triptych Orchestral Set No. 2 and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Symphony No. 3. Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Davis.