Music: Prodigies

New Yorkers who went to Town Hall Monday night thought for a moment that they were being fooled. Programs told them that they would hear a Bach Prelude, the Chromatic Fantasio and Fugue, Beethoven's Pathétique sonata, Mendelssohn's Rondo Capricioso, six Chopin pieces. On the stage was a grand piano with a man-sized keyboard and to play it there appeared a chubby little girl who, if she had not been so self-possessed, would have looked as if she had wandered there by mistake on the way home from a children's party.

The little girl was...

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