Music: Spring Festivals

Most U. S. music festivals follow a well-established formula. They use big local choruses, a symphony orchestra, a few imported soloists. Already this spring Harrisburg has had its Mozart Festival; Richmond, Va. a State Choral Festival for which mountain whites came into town bringing banjos, mandolins and guitars to accompany their own folk songs; Rochester and Saratoga, N. Y. have given American Music Festivals (TIME, May 16). From the belfry of Lehigh University's ivy-covered chapel in Bethlehem, Pa., the Moravian Trombone Choir announced the famed Bach festival.

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