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Fourth Symphony Concert.

NO WRITER ATTRIBUTED

A brilliant programme and a delighted audience characterized last evening's symphony concert in Sanders theatre. In the Saint Saens concerto, Mr. Hekking, the soloist, displayed his (?) and his technique, but the group of smaller pieces gave more pleasure. Mr. Hekking is a finished artist and a player with a peculiarly rich and mellow tone.

Beethoven's Overture to "Corilanus," beginning with the huge chords on C, was impressively played. The suite, "Peor Gynt" by Grieg was the novelty. The fourth movement, which obtained an encore, has a clumsy, grotesque, theme worked up in a theatrical fashion and very much a la Wagner. After a fourth hearing one is convinced that this movement does not deserve so much applause. The Italian Symphony of Mendelssohn was simply delicious. Mr. Nikisch led the work in an exhilarating manner.

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