Music: Up Strike Orchestras

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From one end of the land to the other, symphony orchestras last week, tuned themselves for the opening of a new season. Manhattan, Philadelphia and Seattle actually began their concerts. Important bands in other cities busied themselves with rehearsals or announcing schedules.

In Boston. Most ambitious of the season's programs is that mapped out by the Boston Symphony. The occasion warrants it. Fifty years have passed since the late Major Henry Lee Higginson undertook to provide Bostonians with a permanent orchestra, brought over German...

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