Music: Flat Foot Johann

From the guardian geese around the citadel of classical music there arose last week an anguished honking. An 81-year-old stockbroker named Alfred Lewis Dennis, member of Newark's venerable Bach Choral Society, wrote a long letter, hissing with protest, to FCC Chairman Frank R. McNinch. Its painful burden: the swinging of classical music.

Broker Dennis advocated severe penalties for radio stations permitting such swing raids. Immediate cause of this protest was a broadcast swing version of Bach's D Minor Toccata. Scolded indignant Mr. Dennis: "By no stretch of the imagination could such performances be...

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