Music: Redskin Bites the Dust

Musicians, like other artists, occasionally regard themselves as pioneers whose wagon train to the mountains of truth and beauty is encircled by whooping savages : the critics. Last week New York Philharmonic Wagon Master Leonard Bernstein, whose hide has been punctured by as many arrows as any, leveled his Winchester at a particular pesky redskin. Asked what he thought of music critics by Reporter Martin Agronsky on NBC-TV's Look Here show, Bernstein replied: "I have come to take them not very seriously any more. When you do get mad at a critic is when he is a self-advertised authority and at...

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