Music: Taylor

Last week, in Manhattan, the New York Chamber Music Society gave a concert, played a new composition written for it—Portrait of a Lady by Composer Deems Taylor, scored for two violins, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, piano. In the audience, reporting the evening's entertainment for The New York World, sat Critic Deems Taylor, listened while the likeness of his lovely lady took on shape and color in the bodiless air. Wrote he: "As one of Mr. Taylor's warmest admirers, we had looked forward with considerable interest to...

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