By Kenneth Morgan
This award-winning publication, now to be had in paperback, is the 1st stable appraisal of the mythical profession of the eminent Hungarian-born conductor Fritz Reiner (1888-1963). in my opinion enigmatic and sometimes defined as tricky to paintings with, he used to be however well known for the dynamic galvanization of the orchestras he led, a virtually unequalled technical skill, and excessive specialist criteria. Reiner's effect within the usa started within the early Twenties and lasted till his demise. Reiner was once additionally deeply dedicated to severe song in American lifestyles, specially in the course of the merchandising of recent rankings. In Fritz Reiner, Maestro and Martinet, Kenneth Morgan paints a truly genuine portrait of a guy who used to be either his personal worst enemy and one of many real titans of his profession.
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