Video — 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Opening credits and introduction (1:42)
Academic festival overture / Brahms (rehearsal) (11:42)
Violin concerto / Berg (with Rafael Druian) (rehearsal) (6:26)
George Szell and Louis Lane discuss a recording (3:33)
George Szell with three young conductors (James Levine, Michael Charry, Stephen Portman) (7:11)
5. Allegro con brio (rehearsal) (7:51) ; Andante con moto (rehearsal) (5:46) ; Allegro (concert performance) (9:37)
Closing credits (1:25).
A profile of conductor George Szell and his relationship with the Cleveland Orchestra. Includes footage of orchestra rehearsals (excerpts from Brahms' Academic festival overture, Berg's Violin concerto (with Rafael Druian, violin) and Beethoven's Symphony no. 5), Szell coaching three "apprentice conductors" (including a young James Levine), and a performance of the final movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.