Music: Strike-Bound Harpist

For a man who had come all the way from Europe to play one Manhattan concert, Harpist Nicanor Zabaleta had cause to be disheartened. As one of the finest harpists in the world, he could be sure of an eager audience—but equally sure that not a single kind word would appear about him next day: with the town's newspapers shut down (see PRESS), the music critics of the dailies had no way of raising a cheer.

Zabaleta rippled out a notable program anyhow. Instead of the usual keyboard music arranged for the harp, he played...

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