Music: No. 6

Nearly 30 years ago, six noisy young French composers (Les Six) rebelled against their musical elders, rocked Paris with florists' catalogues and locomotives set raucously to music. Since then, two of the six are all but forgotten. Two more became familiar names to U.S. concertgoers: Darius Milhaud, who constructs brassy, dissonant symphonies at California's Mills College, and Arthur Honegger, a hit the past two summers at Tanglewood. U.S. movie audiences heard Georges Auric's scores in such movies as Caesar and Cleopatra. That left No. 6 unaccounted for. Last week he reached the U.S....

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