Music: Teen-Age Atonalists

"People are going to be shocked." said an 18-year-old soprano. She was right. When the 55 youngsters of the Princeton (N.J.) High School Choir performed in West Berlin, audiences were indeed shocked, but they were also delighted. People who had turned up expecting to hear such staples as Surrey with the Fringe on Top, got a dose of Anton Webern—the complex Cantatas Nos. 1 and 2—plus a Buxtehude cantata and Bach's Magnificat. As it passed the mid-point of its month-long tour of Europe last week, the choir had collected a scrapbook full of glowing...

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