Maurice Abravanal would have been 100 years old today, January 6. We take note by listening to a little of what he had to say about the orchestra he built from scratch, the Utah Symphony, in a 1990 interview. Then we hear another of his recordings. It's music by Ippolitov-Ivanov, the third and fourth of his Caucasian Sketches. Abravanel conducts the Utah Symphony.
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