Music: Wedding

Amiable, boyish Percy Aldrich Grainger, 46, was sternly rehearsing the Hollywood Bowl symphony orchestra. He was for the first time in his life to do three things at Hollywood this week, and he must do each with éclat. The Hollywood crowd, although it pays only 25¢ a seat, is exigent. The last week in July they jeered and cat-called at soloist Aaron Copland because they did not like his Jazz Concerto. That must not happen to Percy Aldridge Grainger.

One new thing for him was to conduct the orchestra in the Hollywood Bowl, vast amphitheatre built in a scoop of Hollywood's hills.

Another...