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Daniel Gregory Mason


The Lesson of the London “Proms”

I To an American music-lover even a casual attendance at the Promenade Concerts given in Queen's Hall during the London summer season is provocative of thought; to an American composer of optimistic temperament it cannot fail to be exciting, while to [...]

Sensationalism and Indifference

The boy who cried "Wolf!" was a poor psychologist, because he forgot that a stimulus repeated too often, or without reason, loses its appeal. Many of our modern musicians, making the same error, are surprised when their sensationalism breeds in the p [...]