Music: Symphony of the Air

Under Arturo Toscanini, the NBC Symphony became one of the world's finest orchestras. Last spring, when Toscanini retired, the NBC Symphony died, leaving three-quarters of its 92 members without regular work. But the orchestral ghost would not give up. Members met with the orchestra's radio producer, Don Gillis, formed a committee and decided that there was a fighting chance for a comeback. Last week the group incorporated as the Symphony Foundation of New York, adopted the name Symphony of the Air, and went out to look for business. Likeliest projects: 1) concerts in a theater of its own; 2) an alliance...

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