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Albert Goldberg in Bruno Walter: The Maestro, the Man

Bruno Walter: The Maestro, the Man

1958 NR

The influential German-born conductor Bruno Walter is captured in this 1958 telecast as he rehearses the first and last movements of Brahms's Symphony no. 2 -- at the age of 81, shortly after he had suffered a heart attack. Walter discusses his prodigious career, the art of conducting and his thoughts on jazz in an extended interview conducted in his backyard with &NFi;Los Angeles Times&NFi_; music critic Albert Goldberg.