Music: Tours

Two important musical organizations last week started bag and baggage on important tours.

The Philharmonic Symphony. From Manhattan on the S. S. De Grasse sailed the New York Philharmonic Symphony bound for a tour of Europe under Conductor Arturo Toscanini. There went 114 musicians, 38 wives, nine children, two dogs, 250 trunks. Ten years ago the now defunct New York Symphony went on what was the first European tour by a U. S. orchestra, made the mistake of not practicing on shipboard. Philharmonic players intended to profit by that experience, practice daily...

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