Music: Choral Varsity

The busiest musician in Manhattan this week will undoubtedly be a shock-haired young man named Robert Shaw. When the last round tones of his RCA Victor Chorale conclude NBC's RCA Victor show, Shaw will just about have time to gobble his dinner, struggle into his heavy blue overcoat and dash four blocks to CBS's studios to lead the Columbia Chorale and Symphony in Beethoven's Mass in C. Two days—and eight hours of rehearsals—later, he will conduct his Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall in Bach's three-hour-long Christmas Oratorio; next night, Christmas carols for CBS's...

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