Music: Aid

Efforts to aid a dozen thousand jobless musicians in Manhattan divide into two parts:

1) Musicians' Emergency Aid—for which Conductor Walter Damrosch has planned five stupendous concerts in Madison Square Garden with the world's No. 1 artists as soloists.*

2) The Musicians' Symphony, organized to give 200 capable orchestra men a chance to play again for their living, gave five concerts so successfully last winter that this autumn 20 were announced. The players get $15 a concert or $300 for their winter's work. Conductor Sandor Har-mati. who used to...

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