Music: Gum Chewer

"I'm not a fine pianist, and I don't want anyone to get the impression that I think I am. I'm just a composer who plays and whose friends are kind. Also I don't want anyone to think I have any illusions that Dark Dancers is great music. . . . It's just a pleasant score. . . ." Not every composer is able or willing to give such an accurate estimate of his abilities. Though grey-haired, exuberant Charles Wakefield Cadman has been lately somewhat neglected by sophisticated music lovers in favor of younger and...

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