Music: Hungarian Rhapsody

Most swing enthusiasts are bored by highbrow music; most concertgoers are irritated by swing. But the world's No. 1 highbrow fiddler, Joseph Szigeti,* and the world's No. 1 swing clarinetist, Benny Goodman, have long admired each other. When Hungarian-born Szigeti heard Goodman last year, he was so impressed that he wrote home to his friend, Composer Bela Bartók, asking him to compose something that he and Goodman could play together. Absent-minded Bartók didn't even bother to answer, but surprised Szigeti a few months later by sending him the manuscript of a brand-new Rhapsody...

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