Music: K. K. K.

"It is unthinkable and impossible to imagine that the real Americans of the type who made this country, such as Washington, Franklin, Jefferson or Monroe, or the devout and God-fearing Pilgrims who preceded them, should voluntarily sit and watch corpulent Italian, Spanish, French or German aliens and a few Americans, trained in Europe and alienized, enacting, upon the stage, scenes of Latin passion, seductions, betrayals, murders, assassinations, insanity, jealousy, disease and death. The horrible nature of operatic librettos is intensified by poignant, passionate music, acting and singing. The American mind, even...

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