Music: Farrar and Zoloaga

Two years ago Geraldine Farrar, empress of Carmen, told a tumultuous and rather bitter farewell to the Metropolitan Opera House, Manhattan. Farrar-fans roared vociferously, "tossed their sweaty nightcaps in the air," and bore off such prizes as they could from the ensuing auction sale of the prima donna's stage trappings.

For two years thereafter, Miss Farrar, dark and passionate, made only concert appearances, while the fair-haired, blue-eyed, milky-armed Jeritza held the central position in the Metropolitan's female galaxy.

Now, however, the Farrar Carmen is coming back. Geraldine's manager announced last week that an...

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