Music: Black for Bach

Somewhat in the manner of Leopold Stokowski, who is constantly telling his audiences how to deport themselves. Conductor Ossip Gabrilowitsch last week suggested that people wear dark clothing for the performance of Bach's Passion of Our Lord According to St. Matthew given in Philadelphia with stage and choristers draped in black. Philadelphians take conductors' orders with remarkable grace. Most of them did as little Mr. Gabrilo-witsch asked. But one Ellen Winsor of Haverford objected, said that Gabrilo- witsch was out-churching the churches, that rather than waste time considering their raiment people would...

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