Music: Boston Major

The ghost of an old man with a sabre scar across his cheek hovered over Boston's Symphony Hall last week. In his honor Conductor Sergei Koussevitzky had prepared a six-day Bach festival and undertaken to give two complete performances of the great B Minor Mass. Contralto Margaret Matzenauer had come to do some of the soloing in her deep, vibrant voice. Singers from Harvard University and Radcliffe College had worked for weeks polishing the difficult choruses. Conductor Koussevitzky was keyed to a pitch where no...

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