Music: Stravinsky on Tour

The Boston Symphony came last week to Manhattan—with Serge Koussevitzky for conductor, Contralto Margarete Matzenauer, Tenor Tudor Davies, Baritone Fraser Gange for soloists, the Harvard Glee Club for a Chorus, and Speaker Paul Leyssac. This combination gave, as it did a fortnight ago in Boston (TIME, Mar. 5), the Œdipus Rex of Igor Stravinsky. Even the ablest critics sometimes disagree. Said Samuel Chotzinov (the World): ". . . a desperate attempt at a musical interpretation of lofty cosmic tragedy . . . a presumptuous drive with nothing of any consequence to back it up."

Pitts Sanborn (the Telegram): "Whatever one's opinion, it...

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