Nicholas Spice, 22 December 1983
Show More Otto Klemperer: His Life and Times. Vol.I: 1885-1933 by Peter Heyworth.
Cambridge, 492 pp., £15, October 1983, 0 521 24293 2Show More
Score and Podium: A Complete Guide to Conducting by Frederik Prausnitz.
Norton, 530 pp., £18.50, November 1983, 0 393 95154 5Show More
The New Oxford Companion to Music edited by Denis Arnold.
Oxford, 2017 pp., £37.50, October 1983, 0 19 311316 3Show More
“... what he understands and insists on understanding it in his own way, is unlikely to get very far. Frederik Prausnitz, conductor, pedagogue, pedant, knows this all too well, and at the end of his book, Score and Podium, sends his pupils out into the world with appropriate cautions, delivered in the true avuncular idiom of a Commencement Day address. The ...”