American Masters

The toy behind Michael Tilson Thomas's love of dissonance

Clip: 10/23/2020 | 1m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Meet Toodles, the toy behind Michael Tilson Thomas's love of dissonant music. The Grammy-winning conductor, pianist and composer helped set the standard that an American orchestra should champion modern American music. "American Masters—Michael Tilson Thomas: Where Now Is" premieres nationwide Friday, October 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

Aired: 10/23/20

Rating: NR

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