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audio, Stravinsky, Woody Herman
November 23, 2016
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Was the composer himself conducting them as the photo seems to show? From the videos of his conducting that i have seen before, i never suspected him of being particularly swinging, but in this recording their playing is so jazzy at times that i was easily imagining it being conducted by someone like Leonard Bernstein who could definitely move his entire body on the podium in a swinging style with the best of them (which these guys – surely no gals among them – certainly were!).
Yes, it’s Stravinsky conducting, in the late 1940s.
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