Music: Lange's Own

When Arturo Toscanini rehearses the New York Philharmonic-Symphony he calls constantly into the darkened auditorium where a square-faced, square-shouldered German sits meticulously following each note of the score: "Lange, how does it sound?''

Toscanini's men know the call well, respect the quiet, firm answers. In case of emergency, dependable Hans Lange is prepared to conduct every program the Philharmonic gives. He has definite turns during each season when he wields the baton at concerts, wins critical praise for his richly varied programs.

Because Toscanini overshadows every conductor who appears in Manhattan, casual...

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