Podcast 3: On Conductors

This is the third in my series of talks on Great Music and Great Musicians. In this podcast, I talk about orchestral conductors. Please click on the black arrow below to hear Podcast 3:


It is interesting to see the great conductor, Carlos Kleiber, in Rehearsal. Yes… he is a young man at that time. Watch carefully, as he asks the Clarinet player (in German) to try to imitate a crying sound, while not *forcing* the instrument’s sound…

And below you can see Kleiber again in Brahms 4th symphony: At a point he becomes impatient, and he seems to say: “Now folks, here’s a very clear downbeat; kindly come in on the beat…”

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