Music: Cossacks Back

Prime novelty of last year's concert season was the Don Cossack Russian Male Chorus (TIME, Nov. 17). The Don Cossacks, singers in a regiment stranded eleven years ago in a Bolshevik prison camp, won every U. S. audience which heard them with their perfect unity, their stunning crescendos, their fragile pianissimos. The U. S. likes its music obviously defined. The Don Cossacks sing very loudly or very softly, very high and very low. Boxofficially their short tour was last season's outstanding success. Last week from Manhattan they began a second tour. From...

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