Conductor Marin Alsop examines some band and orchestra scenes from popular movies and television shows and determines how accurate they really are. Does the conductor from the movie ‘Whiplash’ have an effective teaching style? How historically accurate is ‘Amadeus’? How convincing is the orchestral playing in ‘Unorthodox’? Shall we buy into the idea of ‘Maestro’ as magician, as suggested in ‘Mozart in the Jungle’? Marin answers all these questions and more.
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