Music: Symphony in the Air

Back in the U.S. last week was a 92-man team of ambassadors to the Far East.

Behind the Symphony of the Air lay a 42-concert tour of Japan, Korea. Okinawa, Formosa, the Philippines. Thailand, Malaya and Ceylon that endowed the U.S. with musical glory and cultural good will, and provided the indefatigable 92 with eight weeks of experiences that will give them anecdotes for years.

They flew the 30,000 miles mostly aboard Military Air Transport Service and Air Force planes. Unpressurized cabins brought ear trouble. There was a running gag of one violinist asking his neighbor, "How did I play tonight? I couldn't...

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