Daily Archives: January 7, 2013

Arturo Toscanini: Second Cello and Conductor

Arturo Toscanini played second cello in an orchestra that played the music of Giuseppe Verdi—with Verdi conducting it! While playing Verdi’s opera Otello, Toscanini played the music as Verdi had written it, including a pianissimo in the last scene of … Continue reading

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