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Published by J. B. Lippincott Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957.,
  • Conductors (Music) -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementHarvey Sachs.
LC ClassificationsML422.T67 S34 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4729234M
ISBN 100397013205
LC Control Number78017245

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Toscanini Hardcover – by Harvey Sachs (Author)5/5(1). The book is long, both in Rather, this doubtlessly definitive work was augmented by 1, of the Maestro's letters (discovered in ), + audio tapes of conversation (recorded sereptitiously by his son), previously unreleased archival material from La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic--plus the Mussolini regime's extensive Toscanini dossier, including transcribed /5.   Arturo Toscanini () is the most famous operatic and symphonic conductor in history. When Harvey Sachs' Reflections on Toscanini was first published in , it was acclaimed internationally as the definitive biography of the extraordinary maestro. Arturo Toscanini () is the most famous operatic and symphonic conductor in history/5. Arturo Toscanini (Ma Janu ) was an Italian musician. He was considered by many critics, fellow musicians, and much of the classical listening audience to have been one of the greatest conductors of all time/5(3).

  One of the things that led Sachs to write a second biography of Toscanini, more than twice as long as his first (published in ), was the new availability of huge archives of . Located in Beaver Creek Village next to the ice rink, Toscanini combines Colorado ingredients with modern culinary interpretations of old world cuisines. With a geography that ranges from the Italian Alps to coastal Mediterranean, how people cook and eat makes for a broad minded cuisine, even more so with the blend of Northern Italian, Austrian, North African and Venetian traditions/5(). "Around the corner from MIT in Cambridge, Toscanini’s crafts the city’s finest—and most cerebral—ice cream. Quirky flavors like bourbon-gingersnap and b3 (a monstrously rich combination of brown butter, brown sugar, and fat chunks of fudge brownie) share freezer-case space with perfect renditions of strawberry and Belgian chocolate.". Toscanini knew virtually every classical composer and musical artist of the period and his interaction with them fills the book. He ran afoul of the dictators of the period, both Mussolini and Hitler, and he fought against their racist policies in every way he could/5(88).

  An astonishing story of how Toscanini became a musical giant The unbelievable detail in this book re-creates vividly the musical environment from the late s onward. Antonio Pappano Without doubt the most engaging, the best-written and certainly the most comprehensive Toscanini yet Brand: Liveright Publishing Corporation. Harvey Sachs, writer and music historian, has published ten books, of which there are now more than seventy editions in seventeen languages. The tenth book, TOSCANINI: MUSICIAN OF CONSCIENCE - which replaces his biography of the famed Italian conductor - was published by Liveright (New York and London) in , to great critical success; a US and UK paperback edition and an Italian. Harvey Sachs is the author of, among other books, Toscanini, Music in Fascist Italy, and Rubinstein: A Life. He has also written for the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Atlantic Monthly, the Times Literary Supplement, and many other by: 4.   The epic life and art of the famed Italian conductor. In his lifetime, Arturo Toscanini () was considered the greatest conductor of all, and music historian Sachs (Curtis Institute of Music; The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in , , etc.) makes a strong case for that assessment with judicious quotations from contemporary sources.. They reveal an exacting taskmaster, feared for.