Music: Dark Wiggling

One day last month Mrs. Charles S. Guggenheimer, energetic chairman of Manhattan's Philharmonic-Symphony, seeking an added attraction for the Lewisohn Stadium concerts, telephoned for advice to Hall Johnson, Negro composer and choir master. Cautiously he mentioned the Bahama Negro dancers who appeared in his folk play Rim, Little Chillum! (TIME, March 13). Enthusiastic, Mrs. Guggenheimer suggested that they present a joint program with Tamiris, a wiry New York white girl with a growing reputation for dances based on Negroid themes. As a result, for two nights last week Conductor Hans Lange...

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