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Re: Harbert von Karajan: Maestro for the Screen (Ian Lace review)
Posted by Rob McKenzie on September 20, 2016, 12:58 am, in reply to "Re: Harbert von Karajan: Maestro for the Screen (Ian Lace review)"
Geoff, in the mid-1930s, Toscanini did conduct the Enigma Variations with the BBC SO. The critics were sceptical but the audience acclaim was huge (as you can hear in an EMI boxed set). Non-British conductors like Previn and (I think) Slatkin have performed and recorded Vaughan Williams with great success. I wish someone like them would take up Bax's cause. After an upsurge of interest in his music at the beginning of the century (on record, at least) he is again being neglected.
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