Music: Lindbergh Cantata

Young Germany sees the U. S. singing. Composer Ernst Krenek chose a U. S. Negro jazzer for his Jonny Spielt Auf. Another modernist, Kurt Weill, has found inspiration for a new cantata in the Lindbergh flight. Written for the July Festival in Baden-Baden, a drowsy watering place in the Black Forest which has found itself the seat of radical musical experiment, the composer also intends The Lindbergh Flight for radio consumption. The cantata was publicly described last week for the first time.

Childishly simple in conception, couched in free verse, the libretto wallows...

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