Music: Taming of the Swedes

The Swedish Ballet appeared in America to repeat the revolutionary music and dances, with which it startled Paris. It began courageously with a set of New York performances (TIME, Dec. 10). It presented its full display of ear shockers and brain perplexers, including the fearsome Sacre du Printemps, music by Stravinsky. It went in uncompromisingly for musical modernism, with especial emphasis on the works of the famous "Six" of Paris, those bold youths who, headed by Darius Milhaud, have devoted their ingenuities to baiting the conservatives. In Paris, the performances given...

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