Music: Largest Tour

To introduce foreign talent to the U. S., impresarios follow a standard procedure. First comes the New York début, then visits to a few Eastern cities, perhaps to Chicago. If press notices are good, if the artist earns enough to pay expenses, he is considered a success. A long cross-country tour is scheduled for the next year. Last winter the new foreign dancer who impressed New York most was Uday Shankar, who in an aloof, compelling way proved that ancient Hindu dances can be made into exciting theatre (TIME, Jan. 9). In...

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