Music: Staccato

Soprano Ada Sari, famed in Europe, made her U. S. debut in a Manhattan concert last week, won a considerable ovation for an undistinguished performance.

From Europe came Oscar Fried, German conductor, to give two performances as guest with the New York Symphony. Said he of Stravinsky's Œdipus Rex: "The most significant and important composition of recent years." (See col. 2.)

The Columbia Phonograph Company offered a reward. As sponsor of the Schubert Centennial it wants returned Schubert's Gastein Symphony, written by him during a visit to Gastein, Austria, in 1826, given for safe-keeping...

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