Music: Summer Nights

Hot nights bring good cheap music to many a U. S. park, stadium, hillside. Launched with the St. Louis "Muny" opera (TIME, June 17), the summer music season was well under way last week at the following places:

¶ In Manhattan, sturdy little Jose Iturbi. by now accepted as a first-class conductor as well as a brilliant pianist, mounted a podium in the floodlighted Lewisohn Stadium, led the Philharmonic-Symphony expertly through the Star-Spangled Banner, Wagner's rousing overture to Die Meistersinger, Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, three...

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