Music: $1,000 Quintet

Famed because it still uses simplified spelling ("Club Kalendars ar being maild well before Christmas"), the Lake Placid Club in New York's Adirondack Mountains is rich, regards itself as a solid U. S. institution. Year ago, as a fillip to U. S. music, the Club announced two prizes for new compositions by U. S. citizens: $500 for a choral work, $1,000 for a quintet for piano and strings.

Last spring Dr. Otto Wick of San Antonio, Tex. won the $500 for a work called The Temples of Peshawur. In the $1,000 competition, under...

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