Music: Season's Overtures

Almost in unison last week the country's first four symphony orchestras sounded the overture to a new music season. Limousines lined up for blocks before the concert halls in Boston. New York. Philadelphia, Chicago. Dowagers and their escorts pushed their way impatiently through the sidewalk crowds. Music students, shabby and excited, ran up the steps to their top-gallery seats. Out of the wings like ball-players leaving their dugouts came the big league orchestra players. Oboes sounded A. A buzz of tuning and the big-league captains appeared—Chicago's square old Frederick Stock; Boston's...

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