Music: Biggest Symphony Goes to Town

Detroit, which wears its motormaking prowess lightly, glows with pride over its culture. Last week Detroit's culture got a nod of recognition from hypercritical Manhattan, whose opinion is sought, revered and feared by all U.S. musicians.

The 110-piece Detroit Symphony Orchestra, fondly referred to as the nation's biggest and "one of the world's greatest," scored a triumph in Carnegie Hall. It was no surprise to Detroiters, who had 80% subscribed and capacity -filled their 5,000-seat Masonic Temple all last season. The once-famed organization which almost died from malnutrition two years ago was...

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