Music: Patterns in Boston

Seventy years ago in Chicago the name Carpenter stood for everything which could be used aboard a ship from marline-spikes to anchors. Lake shippers used to congregate by the dozen in George Carpenter's ship-chandlery, grown now to deal in mill and railroad supplies. But the Carpenter name has outgrown the business. People all over the U. S. are becoming acquainted with the music of John Alden Carpenter, the late Chandler George's son.

In Boston last week Conductor Sergei Koussevitzky presented a new Carpenter work called Patterns, in which shy John Alden Carpenter made...

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