Music: Old Favorites

Mr. Gatti-Casazza of the Metropolitan Opera House has indulged himself this year in reminiscence. There have been heard in Manhattan a number of old favorites heretofore absent for many years. His last revival was Meyerbeer's L'Africaine. It is sixteen years since this exotic dramatization of the life of Vasco di Gama, explorer, has been heard there. It will be dressed up in a brand new setting, painted by Joseph Urban.

Among other tropical misadventures, the hero (sung by Gigli), is shipwrecked, jailed, and has a woman kill herself about him—through the fumes of...

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