Music: Moscow Marvel

Many an artist hates and fears Sovietism as inimical to Art.* Many a Pole and Jew traditionally holds Russia in deep loathing. But Conductor Leopold Stokowski of the Philadelphia Symphony is a Polish-Jewish British-born artist who visited Soviet Russia for the first time this spring, returned last week in high enthusiasm. Back in Manhattan he told newshawks about it: The Moscow Grand Opera House was "simply marvellous. I had never heard opera until I heard this finished Moscow company sing. The big thing there is the spirit; they are alive and enthusiastic,...

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