I watched the following two videos and it gave me the distinct idea that the conductor played something of his own choosing. Does this happen or am I getting my wires crossed?



  • Can anyone maybe tell me how to get those youtube videos embedded?
    – Neil Meyer
    Jul 20 '15 at 9:09
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    Just leave the link raw and the site will do the rest.
    – Dom
    Jul 20 '15 at 13:30

Sure, there are times when the conductor will go ahead and be the soloist. It's not that uncommon especially when the orchestra is relatively small.

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