Music: Salzburg's Season

Once the residence of Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg in the Austrian Alps has held annual summer music festivals since the end of the War. Before recent years, this baroque little city attracted middle-sized international audiences who enjoyed its competent performances of plays and operas with German and Viennese casts, its remote picturesqueness, its calm. By last week, when it was in the midst of another summer season, noisy Salzburg had become definitely the place to go for thousands of U. S. and European tourists of high & low degree.

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