Music: For Beauty's Sake

A new kind of symphonic novelty was played by the Philadelphia Orchestra last week. It sounded no harsh or eerie effects, embodied no attributes of the mechanical age, neither steel works nor jazz. It was music made for beauty's sake, music suggested by the old Greek legend of Daphnis and Chloe, a shepherd and a shepherdess who grew up together and loved inevitably. Violinist Efrem Zimbalist wrote it. Conductor Leopold Stokowski played it first in Philadelphia. In Manhattan next day he put it on the same program with Stravinsky's new violin concerto,...

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