Music: Brother-Sister Act

Last week 4,500 Manhattanites paid $12,000 to cram the Metropolitan Opera House while Yehudi Menuhin and his pretty 17-year-old sister Hepzibah played Beethoven's C Minor Sonata for violin and piano. Touching as a brother-sister act, the performance, on its piano side, was far from record-breaking.

Next day at Manhattan's Town Hall two able but unballyhooed musicians, Adolf Busch and Rudolf Serkin, played the same work exquisitely. Only a few hundred mousy music-lovers went to hear them, but in the gallery, listening appreciatively, was sharp-eyed Maestro Toscanini.


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