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The Composer as Conductor


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« on: August 25, 2013, 06:43:56 am »

Prokofiev conducted his own music often until he premiered the 5th Symphony as the conductor in 1944. His health prevented any further attempts after that performance.
Bax wrote that he conducted an orchestra ONCE while a student and never again.
I think it's a matter of nerves more than anything else. The higher strung the composer, the worse they are as a conductor.
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