Music: Met's Metamorphosis

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In jewels and white, black & nondescript ties, more than 2,000 members and guests of Manhattan's year-old Opera Guild swept last week into the old Metropolitan Opera House for the second "at home" in its history. Edward Johnson, the "Met's" affable general manager, welcomed them, introduced the company's new artists. Mrs. August Belmont, chairman of the Guild, disclosed that it had gained 500 new members since this time last year, pledged the Opera 25% more support. Rose Bampton sang two Strauss lieder. Radio Announcer Graham McNamee made arch announcements...

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