Music: Mexican in Manhattan

Poets and painters have swarmed over Mexico, inordinately praised its crude-colored landscapes, its dark, slow-moving Indians, its Aztec remains. They were so impressed with Mexico's cultural heritage that they helped Mexicans make the most of it. In painting, no one has done more to work out a native style than Diego Rivera. In music, no one has done so much as his good friend Carlos Chavez, the swart young mestizo who can make a full orchestra suggest swishing gourds and shrill clay pipes. Excitement ran high in Manhattan's Carnegie Hall last week when...

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