Music: Mecca for Moderns

The Louisville Orchestra is fond of new music, has commissioned and performed 24 new works in five years. Last week it prepared for the biggest commissioning program in U.S. musical history: an additional 46 new compositions a year for four years. After performance by the symphony, the scores will be recorded (by Columbia) for subscription sale and distribution to broadcasters. The Rockefeller Foundation has agreed to put up the money ($400,000). Louisville's first big job will be to look over the musical scene, set the most gifted composers to work. Top fee: $1,000.

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