Music: Welcome Sadness

For glum listeners, what sort of music? Most people would say jolly music. Lately Boston's Conductor Arthur Fiedler, having concluded the 47th season of "Pop" (popular) concerts (oldest of their kind in the U. S.), began planning programs for the fourth season of outdoor Esplanade concerts. He received many letters, most of them begging for cheerful music to raise the morale of Boston's depressed public. So much did Conductor Fiedler hear of "psychological effect" that he turned for advice to an expert. Dr. Karl Murdock Bowman, chief medical officer of Boston Psychopathic Hospital....

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