Music: Beethoven Association

In Manhattan, the Beethoven Association* gave a concert. Sedate and grave was the music heard, the august, the decorous, the lovely works of the great masters of yesterday—Schubert, Schumann, Haydn. One departure from classicism was made—the rendering of Chausson's Chanson Perpétuelle by Mme. Stanley, supported by a stringed quartet. "Very bad," said Critic Deems Taylor of this departure. But for the works august, sedate, all critics had praise. The chamber music of Haydn was the pièce de résistance. Next to the master, Beethoven, the darling of those who attend the Society's...

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