Music: Symphony for the Dodgers

Radio listeners last week heard a piece of music inspired by a baseball team. Lean, drawly Composer Robert Russell Bennett, who in his youth was a semi-pro ballplayer, played a new Symphony in D for the Dodgers on his WOR-Mutual program, Russell Bennett's Notebook. To the Dodgers and their music-loving President Larry MacPhail, the symphony was a great comfort. Although they were still out in front in the National League, they had just lost a game in Pittsburgh, which ended a seven-game winning streak.

Composer Bennett began his symphony with conventional jubilant trumpetings. That was "The Dodgers Win." "The Dodgers Lose" was...

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