Music: Night Music

What this country needs is more bum music, provided it is handmade rather than a product of the machine age.

That the U. S. is currently getting plenty of bum, handmade music is the delighted conviction of many a pragmatic U. S. maker of musical instruments, for sales have risen sharply in the past two years. This week, in a book called A Little Night Music,* a plea was entered not for more Gershwin and Kern on home saxophones, but for more bum Brahms and Beethoven, played by groups of amateurs on their flutes,...

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