Music: New Star

The gaudy fanfares for the occasion were by Paul Hindemith and Albert Roussel, and new works by some of the most glittering names in contemporary music were getting a first hearing. But in the second week of a five-week-long festival dedicating the University of California's $2,200,000 music center at Berkeley, the most exciting sounds came from a comparative unknown: Manhattan-born Composer Andrew Imbrie, 37.

Tapestry of Sound. Imbrie's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra shone in a galaxy of impressive premieres: Ernest Bloch's Quintet No. 2 for Piano and Strings, a vigorous, passionate work whose...

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