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Music: A Wee Drap o' Music

"We're puttin' on a wee drap o' music an' drama, ye ken," explained a kilted Scot, "but yer no' gettin' awa' wi' it all as a gift . . ."

In this gay but canny mood, Edinburgh last week welcomed some 40,000 to its second annual, three-week "wee drap o' music an' drama." Edinburgh had spent $400,000 to outdo even the prewar glamor of Austria's Salzburg.

For six months, gardeners had been nursing thousands of plants, arranged in West Princes Street Gardens, to spell out in brilliant flowers the names of Chopin, Mozart and Beethoven....

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