Music: Boston on the Air

When hard times came and rich men were no longer able to help support symphony orchestras, more than one U. S. orchestra was saved by radio. Several orchestras have been helped by commercial sponsors. Columbia Broadcasting System has the New York Philharmonic-Symphony and the Philadelphia Orchestra as sustaining features. But National Broadcasting Co. has not felt like paying a major orchestra's price until last week, when it signed up the Boston Symphony for ten Saturday night concerts beginning New Year's Eve. The fee was not disclosed but the Boston Symphony badly needs whatever it can get. Boston's band has never been...

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