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  •  When the 4th movement (3+ / 0-)
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    Boxer7, Dumbo, ozsea1

    is presented in too fast a tempo, I've always gotten the feeling that the conductor is rushing to get the last bit over and done with so he can go home to tea.
    I grew up with Erich Kleiber's 1950 version which supposedly drives purists nuts.

    "Bootstraps are a fine invention as long as they are attached to boots." blueoasis

    by northsylvania on Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 11:02:16 AM PDT

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