Music: What's the Point?

In Britain's provinces, wiry little Harmonica Player Larry Adler was a bust. The British apparently didn't think there was enough musical nourishment in a mouth organ to make a full meal. With two London concerts coming up, Larry Adler, whose mouthings are a big draw in the U.S., arranged a special press concert to persuade reviewers that he is something more than a campfire musician.

Reported the Daily Herald critic: "I went skeptical, like most of the audience, I fancy, but after listening to a programme of Bach, Mozart, Debussy, Bloch and Enesco, I was convinced that Adler is a very considerable...

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