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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Töbi Tobler - Altdorf 2007 - dime re-post

I have posted this great hammered dulcimer solo concert on dime some time ago. After I re-activated my blog, reader "archer" asked me about posting it again, so here it is, in FLAC format, three parts.
I'd be more than happy to see some interest in this again here - please, open your ears and minds and let in something totally new!

Below is the previous post from August. The links will be in the comments.


Here's one fresh off the press - yesterday's solo recital at the great Alpentöne festival in Altdorf by Töbi Tobler on Hackbrett (hammered dulcimer). Quite a nice surprise! I like this honest and simple kind of folk music - though his horizon is much broader and he incorporates some of it in his music, too. Anyway, folk music shouldn't just be conserved as is, rather it should evolve, and here's a fine example for that!


Töbi Tobler Solo
Alpentöne 2007
Altdorf (Switzerland), Schlüsselsaal
August 17, 2007

Töbi Tobler - Hackbrett & voice

1. Introduction TT (0:38)
2. Medley / Improvisation (22:09)
3. Zäuerli (9:02)
4. Heurigentanz (9:22)
5. Family Goes Shopping (3:13)
6. unknown (Schluss / Ending) (8:15)
7. [encore] (3:18)

8. Interview (by Kjell Keller) (6:30)

TT: 62:30

Sound: A- (mono)
Source: DRS 2 "Weltklasse auf DRS 2" / 2007-08-17 (live)
Lineage: FM > HD > Cool Edit Pro > FLAC (8,asb,verify)

Note: much of this music is improvised, partly it's based on traditional melodies/songs, partly on Tobler's own tunes. The encore possibly is an old Swiss folk song, but I'm not quite so familiar with that kind of music... traditional folk music (not of the commercialised crap kind marketed on German/Austrian/Swiss TV) lies at the core of this music, though, paired with Tobler's experience as a drummer with various well-known Swiss musicians, as well as his own band, "Appezeller Space Schöttl".


ubu said...

Here are the links:

archer said...

thanks ubu, i just got back online after being absent since the first week of december. thanks much for re-upping! downloading now.

ubu said...

Hey, good to hear from you again! Interest in this show has been expectedly low (6 or 7 downloads only), but I'm glad you manage to grab it now! Enjoy!