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A Casual Compilation Music and Musicians
When eminent ministers of the gos- 68. Carlyle-Sartor Resartus. Announcements of the various con- ing the Philharmonic Central Concert
pel and prominent Chautauquans are 69. Dumas-The Three Musketeers.
compiling lists of the world's best 70. Dostoyevski-Crime and Punish-. cert cour.es to e given in Detroit company at Arcadia auditorium.
books, it may seem a presumptuous Wih hereuraotH. ahthissc
as ellta ma idle thn toesutdo s ment. this witer idicate that the widely from California, where he and his
as well as an idle thing to do to make 71. Turgenev-The House of Gentle- press-agented claim of "the greatest family have been summering, plans
any additional lists. Without recoin- folk- music season in the Middle West" is for the coming season of the Detroit
ato cs from the o hisanker, 7 Emerson-Essays, about to become a reality. During the Symphony are beginning to be real-
the author's r1923-1923 season in addition to the ized. Mr. William Walter, manager,
we have endeavored to make our 74. Browning-Selected Poems. fourteen pairs of concerts by the De- announces a remarkable assembly of
choice: keeping in mind the example 75. Newman-Apologia Pro Vita Sua. troit Symphony orchestra, three major soloists for the hi-weekly concerts
of Pasiphae, we have found a way. 76. Pater---Greek Studies. courses are scheduled, each resent- which wilt be offered. Efrem Zimbal-
The books have been chosen solely 77. Tennyson-poems, log an array of artiste unequalled In ist will he soloist at the opening pair
on literary merit. Thus, great books, 78. Stevenson-Treasure Island. Detroit's musical history. of concerts, October 18 and 19, play-
as Aristotle's "Ethics" or Kant's "Cri- 79. Clemens-Huckleberry Finn. in the Brahms violin concerto, while
tique of Pure Reason," have been ex- 80. Nietzsche-Beyond Good and Evil. James E. Devoe, manager of the lorchestra under Mr. Gabrilowitsch
cluded because of their lack of liter- 81. Zola-L'Assommoir. Philharmonic Central Concert com- will offer the Fifth Symphony of
ary merit. _ 82 Huysman-A Rebours. pany, will open his course at Arcadia Tschaikoweky in E minor and the
When several books have been in 8. Thompson-Poems. auditorium October 15 with a joint re- second Leonore overtrure of Beetho-
the same genre, and essentially the 84. Swinburne-Poems. cital by Lucrezia Bori and Tito Schipa. ven. Other artists announced are
same in outlook, or by the same au- 85. Adams-Education, Mont St, Mme. Bori is one of the most distin- Sigrid Onegin, contralto; Moriz Ro-
thor, we have, as a rule, only chosen Michel and Chartres. guished members of the Metropolitan gentha pianist; Fanny Bloomfield-
one, which accounts for the presence 86. Tolstol-War and Peace, Anna Opera company, while Schipa is a Zeisler, pianist; Frieda Hempel, so-
of "Tristan" and not of the "Parsifal" Karenina. young tenor who has had sensationali prano; Ossip Gabrilowitsch, pianist;
of Wolfram von Eachenbach, or of 87. James-The Portrait of a Lady, success with the Chicago Civic Opera
"Sir Gawain and the Green Knight," 88. Meredith-The Ordeal of Richard association. Josef Hofmann, king of ens, contralto; Mischa Elmana violin-
and of Calderon and not of Lopa de Feverel. living pianists, will be the second at- ist; Ilya Schkolnik, violinist; Mitya
Vega or Gil Vicente. 89. Rostan-Cyrano de Bergerac traction, November 5. Anna Pavlowa Nikish, pianist. Performances of
Preference has been given to mod- 90. France-Thais, Sur la Pierre and her Russian Ballet will appear Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at
eraboos rthe thn~t. te~aeiets, Blanche. November 26, coming to the UnitedChitatmendH dl'"Ms
em-books rather than to the ancients, 91. Andreyev-Short Stories. States after the most brilliant world siah" in April will be two outstanding
hence we have Hems and not Anacre- 92. Shaw-P tour in her entire career. Jascha n e u an
onoShaw-PheEst xcp frygmalion I events of the season. In February an
two Occidentalized pieces, has not 93. Hardy-The Return of the Native Heifetz the Russian violinist, willtbe entire program of orchestral music
94. Hauptman-New Atlantis. heard January 3, while his distin- will be offered under the baton of
in regard to arrangement, the 95 Conrad-The Arrow of Gold guished fellow countryman, Fed Bruno Walter, the distinguished Ger-
ook re, 96. Maeterlinck-The Blue Bird, Pel- Chaliapine, will close the series Jan- man conductor, whose triumph is De-
books are in approximate chronolog dnary 18. Mr. Devoe announces that l t m astor ws riumphliy e-
ichoog- les et Melisande. y 5,,.eo " I trot last year is gratefully remem-
ical ,order. 97. Hamsun-Hunger. the ticket sale for this course is by r
1. Homer-Iliad, Odyssey. 98. Gorki-Short Stories. far the largest ever recorded in this A few of the above artists deserve
2. Aesehylus-Agamemnon. 99. Chehkov-Short Stories. part of the country, but that good especial notice. Those who can re-
f. Pindar-Odes. 100. Joyce-Ulysses. seats are still available.th
4. Sophocle-Oedipus Rex. 10 JyeUlse.I member the great pianists of the last
4. Eurpides-Thedacche. 1Four great artists who have long quarter of the last century will recall
5. Euripides-The Bacchae. been before the public will be pre- Moriz Rosenthal, a virtuoso of Lisztian
6. Arstophanes-The Birds. IGNORANCE sented at Orchestra hall on a second proportions, whose performances of
7. Plato-Apology, Symposium, The (Continued. from Page Two) series announced by the Philharmonic that master's works brought him im-
Republic. spite their wooden benches, are par- Central company. Dame Nellie Melba, mense success. Rosenthal has not
8. Pible. lors, and students dressed stiffly as who has not been heard in America been in this country for two decades,
9. Lucretius-On the Nature of coat hangers sit by with ease and in- for many years, will give a recital and his appearance is a notable event.
Things. sipidity while knowledge-filled pro- October 24. Thirty years of singing Although past sixty years of age, his
10. VirgIl-Aeneid. fessors talk at them. The proposi- seem to have taken little from the playing is reported to be of increased
11. Ovid-The Metamorphoses. tions expressed are conventional ones splendor of Melba's voice and art, if magnificence, the sensational qualities
12. PlutarchLives.and unpolluted, and they are care the latest reports from England are of his youth having been replaced by
13. SM. Aurelius-Meditations. fully selected so as not to arouse accepted as a criterion. Sergei Rach- the more substantial attributes of the
15. Beowulf.tgasps from the imbeciles standing out maninoff the great Russian piano mature artist. Another soloist of
16. Belunglside the doors and paying the sills master, will give a recital December 4. more than ordinary interest is Mity
16. LeRomanenleid. B ff , " A concert by Geraldine Farrar is list Nikisch, son of the great conductor.
. Le de Is Rose. andHow th different rmt A d " ed for February 5, while Fritz Kreis-I Reports from England describe Nik-
18. The Destruction of Da Derga's and the "Lyceum The fault of the r will conclude the series March 13 ich as a pianist of astonishing power
Hostel. University is that the students are:paitoasnshgpwe
Further information regarding these and brilliance, worthy to sustain the
19. La Chanson de Roland. (Continued on Page Pour concerts may be obtained by address- (Continued on Page Five)
20. Omar-The Rubaiyat.
21. Tristan et Iseult.-
22. -On Thousand and One Nights.
23. Dante-The 'Divine Comedy.
24. Chaucer-The Canterbury Tales.
25. Benvenuto Cellini - Autobiogra-Gp
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31.Montaigne-Essays. of the country. Better wearing than any other. Protection against.garter
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34. Shakespeare - Lear, Macbeth, We carry full assortment of all the leading shades.
Hamlet, Othello, Sonnets.
35. Calderon-Life is a Dream. $2.00 and $2.75
36. Milton-Paradise Lost, Lycidas.
37. Corneille-Le Cid.
88. Moliere-Tartuffe.
89. Racine-Andromaque.
40. Swift-Gulliver's Travels.
41. La Fontaine-Fables.
42. Defoe-Robinson Crusoe, Moll
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43. Fielding-Tom Jones.
44. Rousseau-Confessions.
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48. Schiller-William Tell. genius in designing, and taste in selection.
49. Goethe-Faust.n ,n e c
50. Wordsworth-Poems (selected).
51. Coleridge-Poems. W raps - - - - $34.50 to $165
52. Beyle-Stendhal - La Chartreuse
de Paine. Gowns - - - - $25.00 to $ 95
61 Scott-The Bride of Lammer- -t
54. Schopenhauer-The Wisdom of

55. Byron-Don Juan.
56. Lamb- Essays of Ella.
57. Poushkin-Boris Godenoff.
58. Keats-Poems.
59. Shelley-Poems.
60. Poe-Tales.
61. Balzac-Eugenie Grandet. 118
62. Reins--Poems. 18MAIN STREET
63. Thgckeray-Henry Esmond.
64. Dickens-The Old Curiosity Shop.
65. Thoreau-Walden.Tf
66. Hawthorne-The House of the
Seven Gables, Scarlet Letter.
57. Flaulbsrt-Mme. Hovary . r_

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