Music: European Plan

Founders of the Schubert Memorial bewailed in their prospectus the slim chances of talented U. S. artists as against widely advertised ones with European reputations. Last week, as if to prove their point for them, there appeared again in Manhattan Vladimir Horowitz, 25-year-old Russian pianist who made his U. S. debut last winter. He played next day after the Schubert Memorial's concert, in the same hall with the same Philharmonic players and Conductor Willem Mengelberg. He played ambitiously, Brahms' great B flat Concerto—and in a manner so restrained and yet so immensely moving...

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