Music: Diplomatic Notes

When the Flonzaley Quartet broke up after 25 years (TIME, March 11, 1929), many saw in its demise the death of most of what was left of Chamber Music in the U. S. Others emphatically declared that the Flonzaley mantle had fallen on the Musical Art Quartet. Last week this group bobbed up in the nation's diplomatic news.

Despatches announced that on Aug. 1 the Musical Art Quartet will sail, for Italy where they will play for the pleasure of U. S. Ambassador to Italy John Work...

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