The Classic Manner

There are signs that the romantic movement is nearing the end of its course. After Wagner and DeBussy were through with it little remained, save imitation, or " futurism," " imagism," "realism," in a word—unskilled dissonance. The musical world is a little weary of liberty and has turned back to the classical restraint of Bach.

Bach is increasing in popularity throughout the Western world. In Germany, the Max Heger Festival featured Bach, in fugue, fantasie, choral and chamber concertos.

On May 25 and 26, 1,000 admirers of Bach from 16 states...

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