Music: Evanstonians

Some people think of Manhattan as the centre of U. S. music. But while Manhattanites undoubtedly hear more music than other U. S. citizens, the place where U. S. music seems to be coming from is Evanston, Ill. When the directors of Manhattan's New York Philharmonic-Symphony Society last year established an annual prize of $1,000 for a major symphonic work by a U. S. composer, the prize went to Composer Gardner Read of Evanston.

Last week the Philharmonic-Symphony directors announced the result of their second annual competition. Again the prize went to an...

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