Radio: The Waring Mixture

"Poems can be read or spoken, melodies can be played or whistled, but words and music were blended into song, and a song was written to be sung."

This pronouncement on choral singing is the cornerstone of the new Fred Waring summer school of music in Delaware. Last week 560 music teachers from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Hawaii and the Philippines had absorbed their lessons and were on their way back home to spread the Waring message to 1,500,000 students and concertgoers. It will not be long, Waring thinks, until practically everybody in the U.S. will be singing Waring-style.

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