Music: Weinberger Week

Among the world's leading composers who have fled to the U.S., one at least, Jaromir Weinberger, bouncing little Czech, has gone wholeheartedly native. A great one for polkas and fugues, Weinberger's works since coming to the U.S. include The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Prelude and Fugue on Dixie. Last week his two newest were performed: The Lincoln Symphony and the score for a ballet, Saratoga.

Lincoln has inspired symphonies by Daniel Gregory Mason, Russell Bennett, Silas Pratt; a Requiem (on the Gettysburg Address) by Rubin Goldmark; an Abraham Lincoln Song (to Walt Whitman's O Captain! My Captain!) by Walter Damrosch. None...

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