Music: Having a Wonderful Time

Right from the start of the NBC Symphony's first transcontinental tour, the maestro had seemed different. Instead of the usual dignified and photographer-shy Toscanini peeping out from under a rolled-brim black fedora, newsreels showed the warm, shining face and cheery handwaves of a man who looked almost as if he were out after the corn-belt vote. There was no letdown in his musicmaking, as sell-out audiences found, everywhere he conducted his orchestra. But by last week many a spot in the U.S. was getting a treat that most New Yorkers never get: the...

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