Philadelphia Maestros: Ormandy, Muti, Sawallisch

By: Rodriquez-Peralta, Phyllis

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Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Cover shows bumped tail. Dustjacket shows minor wear. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Philadelphia Maestros: [Eugene] Ormandy, [Riccardo] Muti, [Wolfgang] Sawallish by Phyllis White Rodriguez Peralta. Publisher summary: The story of the Philadelphia Orchestra told through three of its greatest conductors. Philadelphia PA: Temple Univerity Press, 2006. xviii, 172 pages. Illustrated. 8.25 x 6.25 inches, 21 cm.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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Over the past century, the Philadelphia Orchestra has earned its reputation as one of the finest orchestras in the world. "Philadelphia Maestros" tells the tale of this marvelous orchestra through the tenures of three conductors: Eugene Ormandy, Riccardo Muti, and Wolfgang Sawallisch. With their singular approaches to sound and public image, all three maestros left an indelible mark on the Orchestra, and the cultural life of the city of Philadelphia. A lifelong fan and scholar of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Phyllis White Rodr guez-Peralta paints intimate portraits of the conductors using archival material and interviews with musicians, including pianists Gary Graffman and Lang Lang, and violinist Sarah Chang. Rodr guez-Peralta's text captivates as she recounts Eugene Ormandy's performance as a last-minute substitute for guest conductor Arturo Toscanini; Riccardo Muti's magnetic presence and international fame; and the role of Wolfgang Sawallisch in moving the Orchestra to its grand new hall at the Kimmel Center. Engaging and entertaining, "Philadelphia Maestros" will be a welcome addition to any aficionado's bookshelf."

Title: Philadelphia Maestros: Ormandy, Muti, Sawallisch

Author/Composer: Rodriquez-Peralta, Phyllis

Categories: Music Topics,

Publisher: Temple University Press: 2006-03-28

ISBN Number: 1592134874

ISBN Number 13: 9781592134878

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 004804

Keywords: Nonfiction Books Music Topics, Eugene Ormandy, Riccardo Muti, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Philadelphia Orchestra, Classical Musicians, Orchestra Conductors, 9781592134878, 1592134874,