How A Composer Conducts Himself
- Aired: 09/21/2011
- Rating: NR
Don't all composers want to impose their will, not only on innocent blank pages, but also on the musicians who play their music? Alec Baldwin discovers that Richard Strauss even had a set of written rules for conducting!
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