Music: Stokowski for Toscanini

The NBC Symphony, most costly and prestigious orchestra of the U.S. air waves, last week got a successor to "The Old Man1' —Arturo Toscanini—who for four seasons had larruped great music out of it. The successor, as had been rumored (TIME, May 26), is petulant, platinum-blond Leopold Stokowski, also an old hand at symphonic larruping. But Stokowski is signed for only eight of the season's 28 NBC concerts. The rest will probably be conducted by guests chosen from the stick-wavers, good and indifferent, who have spelled The Old Man in the past. This season the Symphony is less prestigious: instead of...

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