James Kearney ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>Recently I was listening to a Bruckner Symphony, and therefore needed
>something to occupy my thoughts.
>I started to wonder if conductors' hairstyles affected their music-making.
>Consider the evidence:
>Bubble-perm Afros: Levine, Mengelberg, Rattle - distinctive interpreters
>with a penchant for flexible tempi.
>Baldies: Furtwangler, Mitropoulos, Solti - electric and superintense.
James, if you think Furtwaengler and Solti had *anything* in common apart
from being dead white European-bron bald right-handed conductors, you need
your head examined.
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