Music: Titan

From Boston, from Baltimore, from Rochester, from all the outlying districts of Manhattan came pilgrims last week for the opening of the Wagner Matinee Cycle at the Metropolitan Opera House. Ever since the Mad Ludwig allowed him Bayreuth, it has been the way of musical folk to take the midsummer pilgrimage to bask in the glory of Richard Wagner. In the U. S. his glory spread more slowly. At first it was the matter of importing a great new musical idea, a new school of conductors, singers. There came the day then of Lehmann,...

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