Memoirs

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Synopsis: In these pages Sir Georg Solti relives an unparalleled musical life: his musical studies in Budapest with Dohnányi, Kodály, and Bartók; his exile in Zurich during World War II; his work as music director of the Bavarian State Opera in postwar Munich and similar posts in Frankfurt and London’s Covent Garden; his brilliant direction of the Chicago Symphony (1969–1991); and his freelance conducting of the world’s greatest orchestras. By turns touching and amusing, his recollections of such luminaries as Strauss, Stravinsky, Toscanini, Walter, Furtwängler, Klemperer, Nilsson, and Domingo fill this memoir with musical pleasure.

From the Inside Flap: reat music makers of our time has written a memoir as rich in event and adventure as it is in its reflections on, and insights into, music.        

        
Sir Georg Solti, in these pages, relives an unparalleled musical life. He tells the story of a musical education that began in his native Budapest when his mother recognized and helped foster his talent. It continued with his studies at the rigorous Liszt Academy with Dohnányi, Kodály, Bartók, and Weiner, and a performance he heard of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, conducted by Erich Kleiber, that forever set his destiny.          

        
He recounts his prewar experience coaching opera in Budapest, his exile in Zurich during World War II, and his work as music director of the Bavarian

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