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Humphrey Burton's Conducted Tour


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The first of four programmes in which Humphrey Burton looks at the different types of conductors who have emerged in the 20th century. Drawing on his experience of half a century of concert-going, he delves into the rich archive left by the great conductors, drawing on a wide range of music and styles and giving a personal evaluation and insight into each personality. 1: High Priests in White Ties -
Musicians Who Were Bom with a Baton in Their Mouth. Including recordings conducted by Toscanini, Koussevitsky, Monteux, Walter,
Stokowski, Furtwangler, Beecham,
Reiner, Boult, Erich Kleiber , Rodzinski,
Bohm, Mitropoulos, Szell, Barbirolli, Karajan, Solti, Giulini, Kubelik, Cantelli, Colin Davis , Haitink and Carlos Kleiber. Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Erich Kleiber
Unknown: Colin Davis
Unknown: Carlos Kleiber.
Producer: Gwawr Owen

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Humphrey Burton's Conducted Tour

BBC Radio 3, 16 August 1997 9.30

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