Music: In New York

When Grover Cleveland was President of the U. S., an opera by Mascagni called L'Amico Frits was put on at the Metropolitan. Emma Calve, lovely songstress, appeared in the prima donna role. That was the last time the opera was given until last week.

Any Metropolitan revival is important in the musical season, but no revival could be less important than this because no one has ever been enthusiastic about L'Amico Fritz. It is harmlessly sentimental — a country maid throws violets (violet song) and cherries (cherry song) at an Alsatian landowner, and...

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