Music: In Philadelphia

Philadelphia's Stokowski, orchestra leader, triumphed gloriously when he brought forward Wanda Landowska to make her American debut.

Mme. Landowska plays the harpsichord, instrument of an older time and more fastidious taste. She played the Handel Concerto in B Flat for harpsichord and orchestra and then the Bach Concerto for harpischord unsupported, and finally the Mozart Concerto in E Flat for piano and orchestra. Four recalls gave convincing evidence of her triumph.

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