Music: Sokoloff's Stadium

Four years ago when Conductor Nikolai Sokoloff bought a farm in Weston, Conn., he thought he had found a perfect place for resting after strenuous winters with the Cleveland Orchestra. Next winter Sokoloff will not be conducting in Cleveland's imposing new Severance Hall (TIME, Feb. 16, 1931). Nor will his Connecticut farm be an undisturbed haven this summer. Italian laborers were jabbering all over the grounds one afternoon last week. Sokoloff shed his coat, pushed his hat on the back of his head and mounted a tractor. Guests who dropped in for cocktails...

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