Music: With a Broad Ah

After the last kudos and kisses for Serge Koussevitzky last week (TIME, May 9), workmen swarmed into Boston's Symphony Hall. Some" splashed the downstairs walls with gay green paint, others took out seats and risers, packed in small tables and gilt & green chairs. Symphony season was over, but the 64th Boston Pops season was just beginning.

When popular Conductor Arthur Fiedler marched to the gladioli-banked podium three days after Koussevitzky's farewell, a hallful of Pops fans were there to give him a roar of welcome.

Princess & Punch. With the muscular but metronomic beat...

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