Music: Fiddler

In Manhattan, last week, Jascha Heifetz gave a concert—his first in the U. S. for more than two years. During those two years the press had told big stories of triumphs in Palestine, in Peking, in Hindustan, in Mexico. But in Manhattan they had to hear for themselves—Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata, Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole, succulent morsels by Suk, Schubert, Debussy, Novacek, Paganini. Some critics called him the world's greatest fiddler. Others saved their superlatives for Kreisler who arrived the day before from Europe.

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