Music: Opus i

The blotting-paper (anti-rustle) programs distributed in Radio City's Studio 8 H for last week's Manhattan broadcast by the NBC Symphony sported the names of four U. S. composers.. To concertgoers the most familiar was that of pasty-faced Emerson Whithorne, onetime music-critic and husband of Pianist Ethel Leginska. Whithorne's new Sierra Morena, premiered by walrus-mustached Pierre Monteux, consisted of Spanish folk-idioms with impressionistic gravy. The -gravy lacked the smoothness of Ravel's, the piquancy of Manuel de Falla's, tasted a little like both.

Second U. S. name was that of Hollywood's Jon Cowley, who composes...

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