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Koussevitzky

[koo-suh-vit-skee] /ˌku səˈvɪt ski/
noun
1.
Serge
[sairzh] /sɛərʒ/ (Show IPA),
(Sergei Alexandrovich Koussevitsky) 1874–1951, Russian orchestra conductor in the U.S.
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  • In seven years Mr. Koussevitzky and his men traveled some 3,000 miles.

  • The players raised an unholy rumpus, but Koussevitzky persisted.

  • Those who knew his history look upon Mr. Koussevitzky's joyous, unrestrained gymnastics with tolerant eyes.

  • It was at that time, he says, that Mr. Koussevitzky sent for him and began an intensive course of study before the triple mirror.

  • After a season of rehearsals Mr. Koussevitzky took his band on tour aboard a steamer—a little gift from his father-in-law.

  • The Bolsheviks made Mr. Koussevitzky director of the state orchestras which, in those early Soviet days, were at low musical ebb.

  • Mr. Koussevitzky says that the Bolsheviks robbed him of about a million in money, land and other property.

  • Mr. Koussevitzky swung 'round and continued playing Debussy's brooding, sensuous dreampiece as if nothing had happened.

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