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Tributes to Wolfgang Sawallisch

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1 posted on 02/24/2013 10:21:12 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: Borges; sitetest

ping


2 posted on 02/24/2013 10:22:19 AM PST by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar

In the later years of his tenure with the Philly Orchestra, he was there seldomly. It was a real treat to hear the orchestra play with him at the helm. He had an understated style, but under his leadership, the orchestra played musically with a heightened sense of ensemble. It was clear the musicians held him in the highest regard and they played their best for him.


4 posted on 02/24/2013 11:18:40 AM PST by randita
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To: EveningStar

RIP.


5 posted on 02/24/2013 11:31:49 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: EveningStar

His Wikipedia biography starts at age 23. Seems to be hiding what he did during the previous 5 years.


6 posted on 02/24/2013 11:53:50 AM PST by PAR35
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To: EveningStar

RIP.

Never heard him in person but I have a number of treasured recordings with him at the helm.


7 posted on 02/24/2013 2:34:39 PM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: EveningStar

It is a shame they mentioned Little of His 1993 Beijing Visit To the Great Hall of the People the First Cultural exchange since 1973. I was there.Watching and Imagining I was an againg Communist legislator slaving thru 3 hr speeches. The desk and Chair are really designed to sleep. You could see his wife was his centerpiece He was the Last Pro...


8 posted on 02/24/2013 2:58:40 PM PST by philly-d-kidder (AB-Sheen"The truth is the truth if nobody believes it,a lie is still a lie, everybody believes it")
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