Music: Music Notes, Jan. 17, 1927

Turandot, Pbccihi'5 posthumous pseudo-Chinese opera (TIME, Nov. 29), has already been sung seven times in the first half of the Metropolitan Opera Company's current season, and last week had taken receipts of over $100,000. The music, hailed by critics as less than Puccini's best, is admittedly tuneful, the spectacle exotic and gorgeous, the singing and acting of Jeritza and Lauri-Volpi find continued applause from packed houses.

Harpsichord Mistress Wanda Landowska was soloist last week at a Manhattan concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She tinkled away at a recently composed novelty by...

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