Music: Grand Suburban Opera

"I believe in decentralization in everything—in government, in business and in art. That is, to my mind, the best solution or prescription for living conditions which we face in this age. It is too much to expect, in the rush and hurried life of today and the preoccupation which is attendant upon that life, that the bulk of the people who live in suburban communities will go home to dress after a busy day in New York and return again in the evening to attend concerts and operas and then rush off to...

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