Music: The Two Schumans

"I'm a composer," says William Schuman, "and I'm also an administrator. I can't imagine a life when I couldn't do both—or each." Last week Schuman was doing both. As president of Manhattan's Lincoln Center, he turned what one associate calls his "leaping mind" to the myriad problems that follow on the center's glittering opening; as a composer, he sneaked away from his office to listen to the New York Philharmonic rehearse his new Eighth Symphony. The premiere of the Eighth, in fact, was a reminder of the unique combination of talents the center has...

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