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Published on Sep 18, 2007
http://vaimusic.com/VIDEO/DVD_4271_69... Excerpt from George Szell conducting The Cleveland Orchestra "Andante con Moto" from Beethoven Symphony #5 From: VAI DVD 4271 George Szell, "One Mans Triumph -The Cleveland Orchestra" This 1966 program from the archives of the Bell Telephone Hour series profiles Szell and his relationship with the Cleveland Orchestra. Among the highlights are segments showing Szell rehearsing the Orchestra in works of Brahms (Academic Festival Overture), Berg (Violin Concerto, with the Orchestras concertmaster, Rafael Druian, as soloist), and Beethoven (Symphony No. 5). In another segment, Szell coaches three apprentice conductors, among them a young James Levine at the threshold of his illustrious conducting career. The program ends jubilantly with footage of Szell and the Orchestra in actual performance, playing the final movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. TO PURCHASE THE COMPLETE DVD, PLEASE VISIT www.vaimusic.com OR CALL TOLL-FREE IN THE US 1(800)477-7146 (OUTSIDE OF THE US, CALL 914-769-3691).