Music: Genius For Growth

Moral encouragement if not tangible aid to the plight of 35,000 unemployed U. S. orchestra musicians (TIME, May 20), was contained in a remark made publicly last week in Paris by Director Serge Koussevitzky of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Said he: "A phenomenal musical renaissance is in progress in the U. S. Americans have the active temperament which, instead of retarding their artistic perceptions, has been the salvation of America's artistic development. They have stimulated orchestral advancement, just as they have created immense business enterprises. The American people have an inordinate...

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