Music: Handel at Smith

At Smith College in Calvin Coolidge's town of Northampton, Mass., where able, modern girls smoke, drink and carry on in a frank and open way that is distressing to many a rigid alumna, there occurs each spring an event which commends itself to the most conservative. Smith has given the U. S. premieres of six classical operas, three by Claudio Monteverdi, three by George Frederick Handel. Last week still further to Smith's credit was the U. S. premiere of Handel's Rodelinda.

The machinations by which Rodelinda, the Lombard Queen, rid herself of imposters and became reunited...

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