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Szell

George. 1897--1970, US conductor, born in Hungary
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George Szell conducts the London Symphony Orchestra, and if ever you thought of him as a bullying martinet, just listen to the heart-on-string violins in one of the episodes in the rondo-finale.
I grew up on the Elizabeth Schwarzkopf and George Szell LP, and it remains the favourite of many who love these songs (EMI).
Like much of Schubert's music, the Ninth can be viewed lightly and cheerfully, and such conductors as George Szell (Sony), George Solti (Decca), and more recently Simon Rattle (EMI) have treated it as such.
At one time conductors of almost all the major American orchestras were Jews: Bruno Walter, Pierre Monteux, Eugene Ormandy, George Szell, Georg Solti, Serge Koussevitzky, William Steinberg.
It had been written off as a failure, until George Szell made a recording in America and revealed its true worth.
He was soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell, Robert Shaw, and Louis Lane.
Was he really meant to conceal his work with Bruno Walter, Clemens Krauss, George Szell, Hans Knappertsbusch, Herbert von Karajan, Wilhelm Furtwangler, and Eugen Jochum among conductors, or Richard Strauss, Hans Pfitzner, and Paul Hindemith among composers?
His longest tenure as a concert master was in Cleveland, where he played under George Szell from 1960 to 1969.
Naturally Mr Robbins Landon's scholarship brought him into contact with many of the great musicians of his lifetime and this book abounds with anecdotes of great conductors such as George Szell, Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein as well as great performers like Dame Elizabeth Schwarzkopf.
El autor de esta version, el famoso director George Szell, mantiene una formalidad y correccion que, sin ser rigida, se queda siempre dentro de la mesura.
The roster of conductors who have performed Still's works includes Pierre Monteux, Antal Dorati, Sir John Barbirolli, Fritz Reiner, Eugene Ormandy, George Szell, Eric Leinsdorf, Leopold Stokowski, Artur Rodzinski, Sir Hamilton Hardy, Eugene Goossens, Guy Fraser Harrison, Howard Hanson, and Otto Klemperer.
Unlike George Szell and Toscanini (or Fritz Reiner for that matter), Solti has neither the severity nor the composed maturity of the virtuoso conductor, partly because in the end he cannot seem to blend in physically with the music or the orchestra.