Berlioz. He could only play the guitar, a non-orchestral instrument, So
there are exceptions.
On Sun, May 4, 2014 at 4:42 AM, Nick Morgan <
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> I suppose most conductors trained before orchestral recording became
> widespread must have been able to - does anyone know of any that couldn't?
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Dora Labette, Soprano with string quartette: The
> Flowers of the Forests, 1925?
> I recently came across a record by Dora Labette with Beecham at the piano;
> never realized he could play the piano.