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Conductors: Salute from the Ranks

As any gourmet knows, the place to learn a chef's secrets is in his kitchen rather than at the table. Similarly, the place to understand a conductor's skills...

Music: The Perfectionist

(See Cover] The rehearsal was over; the guest conductor stepped down from the podium. Said Maestro Toscanini, who had been sitting quietly in a back seat...

Music: Underground Toscanini

Back in the 1950s, when Clyde J. Key was a high school student in Fort Towson, Okla., most of the kids looked up to musicians like Elvis Presley, Fats Domino...

Music: Tireless Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini remembers anniversaries. Last week, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brahms's death, he led his NBC Symphony Orchestra through an...

Music: Having a Wonderful Time

Right from the start of the NBC Symphony's first transcontinental tour, the maestro had seemed different. Instead of the usual dignified and photographer-shy...

Music: Back from Italy

Arturo Toscanini was back in the U.S. last week after five months in Italy, steaming to get back to his NBC Symphony podium. To his extreme annoyance, he came...

Music: Toscanini Back

An era of U. S. music seemed at an end last April when little old Arturo Toscanini left the New York Philharmonic and went home to Italy (TIME, May 11). The...

Music: Maestro's Furioso

No sooner had Leopold Stokowski patched up his squabble with the musicians and music lovers of Mexico City (TIME, June 5) than the National Broadcasting...

Music: After Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini had a birthday last week, and as usual refused to take the slightest formal notice of the event. On his 87th birthday, when he was scheduled to...

Music: Toscanini Is Back

Last winter Arturo Toscanini, the white-maned little titan, was beginning to look and move like a man nearing 84. Because of his ailing left knee, he was...

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