Trends: Second Only to Reading

America is all ears. Music, according to a survey by Broadcast Music, Inc., boomed, tweeted and sang along at record levels in 1965. Among the findings:

> The nation's symphony orchestras increased their average number of concerts by 12%. The most performed composers: Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Wagner; the most performed works: Bach's Choral Prelude, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite No. 2, Haydn's Symphony No. 94.

> Record sales rose from $744 million in 1964 to $830 million last year; classical music accounted for 15% of LP sales. The bestselling album for the year was Mary Poppins, the bestselling single Wooly Bully...

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