Music: Spring Stravinsky

"Hoy! The man must be out of his mind!" These were the words of a bony, nervous lady who had just listened to the first part of Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps as played in Philadelphia last week by the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pierre Monteux. Having so spoken, the bony lady left the auditorium as did many another ignorant Philadelphia music listener. Those who kept their seats applauded with vigor. When all who wanted to leave had done so, Mr. Monteux continued his conducting.

At the end of the performance, the portion of the audience which had remained clapped and...

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