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"The Real Toscanini: Musicians Reveal the Maestro," with Cesare Civetta, the music director of the Beethoven Festival Orchestra in New York City.

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April 4, 2013

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Mid-Manhattan Library

This multi-media presentation is an intriguing collection of vivid, one-of-a-kind interviews with artists, who performed with the celebrated conductor Arturo Toscanini, who raised the standards of orchestral and operatic performance over an astonishing 69 years on the podium.  A portrait of the inner workings of the maestro emerges through these extensive conversations, conducted by the author over a period of 20 years, together with other firsthand recollections. These accounts clarify Toscanini's philosophy, musical style, and techniques. 

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