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Subject: Re: How do you discover any music composed by Conductors not known for composing?
From: Rich Lowenthal <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Fri, 2 Mar 2018 15:47:38 +0000
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Bruno Walter and Dmitri Mitropoulos also composed--I know some of 
Walter's works have been recorded but have not heard them.


------ Original Message ------
From: "donald kane" <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: 3/2/2018 10:32:57 AM
Subject: Re: How do you discover any music composed by Conductors not 
known for composing?

>I first heard Symphony No 3 in a broadcast tape by Maazel and
>the Berlin Pfilharmonic, and was quite taken with it and its
>reminiscences of the Tschaikowsky 6th..  There are also cds
>off Furtwangler's Piano Concerto and of a Quintet for piano
>and strings.
>
>Koussevitsky composed a bit as well, for the double bass, but my
>favorite "composition" of his was the stupendous arrangement he
>made of FAIR HARVARD, the mawkish collegiate hymn set to the
>tune of "Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms"  Legend
>has it, that after the live performance of ST. MATTHEW PASSION
>given on Good Friday of 1937, RCA decided as long as the Harvard
>Glee Club, the Radcliffe Choral Society, and the Boston Symphony
>Orchestra were still assembled in Symphony Hall, why, not record the
>maestro's extravagant version and make a neat little ten incher of
>it?  The result IMO, was one of the most awesome things ever
>committed to disc.  It has to be heard to be believed, and should
>have been one of the first things to mention in the recent "non-opera
>favorites".   No, it is not on Youtube as far as I can tell.
>
>dtmk
>
>

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