Music: Carnival in Scotland

In two years, Edinburgh has taken the place of Austria's Salzburg as the music capital of the world.

Last week, Edinburgh's second annual festival ended. For three weeks thousands of music lovers had heard the greatest of music, from Bach to Bartok, played by such orchestras as Amsterdam's superb, 65-year-old Concertgebouw and Rome's famed Augusteo. They had heard the Mozart piano concertos, performed unforgettably by their finest living interpreter—Pianist Artur Schnabel. They had seen Mozart's operatic masterpieces, Don Giovanni and Cosi fan Tutti, given with polish by a company that is fast becoming the best in the business—Britain's Glyndebourne. They had heard...

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