Music: Just Time Out

Arturo Toscanini is still bothered by the knee he injured in a fall 16 months ago. In a recent NBC Symphony concert, he favored the knee by conducting chiefly with his right hand, holding on to the podium railing with his left. Last week, on his doctor's advice, Conductor Toscanini, 83, let it be known that somebody else will conduct his last two NBC concerts, and that he himself is going to take a rest. But he is not retiring.

At his own final concert of the season, members of the small, invited Carnegie Hall audience wanted to break this year's...

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