(Short) (music: "Parsifal - Prelude") / (writer: "Parsifal - Prelude")
(performer: "An der schönen blauen Donau")
(performer: "ROSES FROM THE SOUTH")
(performer: "Divertimento No. 17, K. 334, v. Menuetto" - uncredited)
(performer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
(performer: "Violin Concerto in D, First Movement")
(conductor: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
(TV Movie) (conductor)
(TV Series documentary)
Conductor (1954-1955) (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
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A massive heart attack suffered at the beginning of the 1959-1960 Chicago Symphony Orchestra season forced Reiner to cancel nearly all of his performances with the orchestra during that period. When he ultimately returned to the podium, he was noticably thinner and weaker and had to conduct from a sitting position. He was never really a well man afterwards, and stepped down as Music Director at ...
Tiny, almost imperceptible conducting gestures rather than big, broad ones like most other conductors.