Music: Cinema Music

On the assumption that the U. S. masses prefer their music light and syncopated, the Roxy cinemansion in Manhattan dismissed its symphony orchestra four months ago, installed Fred Waring and his jazz-making "Pennsylvanians." Fred Waring put on a series of brisk, comic turns but last week at Roxy's great waves of applause greeted every showing of an announcement that the symphony orchestra would be reinstated. Hugo Riesenfeld, leading pioneer for "good" cinema music. would be conductor. Good music had thus won a victory likely to have results in movie houses all over the U. S.

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