You pays your money, and you takes your choice. Makes for horse racing, c'est la vie, etc., etc., etc. Some poeple don't even like Toscanini, because of that lousy Studio 7, or was it 12?
Let's face it, though, we're unlikely to ever hear another Mengelberg, or Ormandy, Kurtz, Mitropolous, Koussevitsky, one could go on----------
Mehta? You gotta be kidding. All he's ever done is survive.
Howard Friedman wrote:
And Zinman? And Mehta?
Sawallich and Levine are the last good living conductors.Period,end of paragraph.