Musicians here are concerned over what they deem the decline in prestige of Italian music and musicians. They say that the traditional great demand the world over for Italian singers and instrumentalists and Italian operas is diminishing. This is a matter of something more than mere national pride in Italy. For the Italians music has always meant a very fine profession. A great many musicians have regular and well-paid employment in Italy and a great many more find posts in other countries. The Italians...

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