Music: Music Notes, Jan. 18, 1926

Ethel Leginska, in a velveteen dress, with a puff of wiry hair spreading a determined aureole around her pale face, appeared, with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra as pianist, conductor, composer. Critics agreed that her suite, "Six Nursery Rhymes for Soprano and Small Orchestra," was amusing and adept; that the 85 gentlemen of the orchestra conducted her, rather than she them; that she is a brilliant pianist.

For the third time this season, the Chicago Civic Opera Company gave an opera in English—Humperdinck's Hänsel and Gretel. Critics were unable to derive any...

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