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PAGE TWELVE

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, NOVEMIBER 29, 1949.

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BusAd Graduates Find
Master's Degrees Pay Off

Fmployers of business adminis-
tration graduates apparently are
willing to pay a premium for the
extra year of college training
which a Master's degree entails
according to statistics released by
TIE SPIRIT
OF CHRISTMAS
is with us in hairstyles to fit
your personality and holiday
needs -- for you alone!!
The DASCOLA BARBERS
Liberty near State

the School of Business Adminis-
tration.
According to a class by class
salary surbvey the median start-
ing salary for 1948 recipients of
this degree was $260 per month
while that of 1948 Bachelor's de-
gree holders was $235.
THE HIGHEST median month-
ly salary, $1,250, was that report-
ed by the class of '29.
Since only graduate level
courses were offered by the
school until 1942, all the mem-
bers of these three classes held
Waster's degrees.
Of the 2,024 students who have
completed work toward a degree
since the school was opened in
1926, 823 or 41 per cent answered
the survey questionnaire.

Qvr 'r'-' REQCQRD
Classical".
By AL SILVER
APPARENTLY on his way to a one-man Beethoven cycle for Colum-
bia, Bruno Walter offers a new waxing of the Ninth Symphony,
with the New York Philharmonic, the Westminister Ch'oir and four
alleged soloists (Album 900, LP SL 156).
A super-fine recording job is wasted on the Philharmonic's tones,
which range from tinny to nasal. We find both Allegro and Scherzo
overblown and loose, while the semi-unperformable finale degenerates
into a disorganized, ding-dong decibel contest between orchestra and
chorus. That the chorus usually triumphs is not all to the bad, con-
sidering the Philharmonic's occasionally wretched outpourings.
High spot of the set is Walter's genuinely eloquent Adagio, but
his orchestra remains stubbornly undistinguished throughout.
Among the soloists, only the bass, Mack Harrell, approaches com-
petence, but his jealous colleagues take revenge by out-shrieking
him at every opportunity granted them by Beethoven-and at
some that aren't.
With the warning that our opinion of Walter's Chorale seems to
be a minority one, we suggest the aging but venerated Weingartner-
Vienna performance (Columbia 227), and add our voice to the many
demanding that RCA Victor condescend to release a Ninth by its
greatest interpreter-Arturo Toscanini.
M OZART'S wonderful Piano Concerto No. 21 is the subject of an LP
effort by Robert Casadesus, with Munch leading the New York
Philharmonic.
An above-average recording is matched by generally fine play-
ing on the part of soloist and orchestra strings; it is kinder to pass
in mournful silence over the fumbling efforts of the Philharmonic's
winds. Recommended especially is Casadesus' excellent presenta-
tion of the lovely second movement.
But in no sense is the current version comparable to a superb
Schnabel-Sargent job for HMV and domestic Victor. Schnabel's finely
controlled poetry and the sensitive support of the London Philhar-
monic-than which there is none wiser in the ways of Mozart--make
this set the choice for those willing to sacrifice the mechanical advan-
tages of LP for musical considerations.
* * *I *
AT HOME in a familiar item, Koussevitsky and the Boston Sym-
phony provide the finest Tchaikovsky Fourth obtainable. With their
traditional polish and incomparable tones, the Bean-town boys follow
the leader through an obviously virtuoso performance, avoiding most
of the usual temptations to exaggerate. Recording is faithful, but
tending slightly to the over-ponderous.
* * J" *
By JOHN OSMUSSEN
EVER SINCE 1933, Charlie Barnet has been recording the kind of
music that the public wants to hear; but his latest records show
something more than just a realization of the people's choice.
Over The Rainbow backed by Pan Americana (Capital, 57-744) indicate
that the 'Mad Mab' may be directing the top band in the country
today.
Rainbow is altogether too much to listen to in one sitting; the
striking (uncredited) arrangement is filled with interest for the musi-
ally educated and should keep even the unpracticed ear perked for the
full three minutes. Barnet's band is very well balanced and gets a tre-
mendous sound from smooth ensemble work and excellent color con-
trast in the arrangement. Pan is a mediocre tune of South America
vintage. The rhythm and overall picture painted by the band are not
unlike the Gillespiean Manteca.

University students remaining
in Ann Arbor over the Thanksgiv-
ing holidays did not fare as well
as University of Illinois stay-at-
schools, who were offered free
turkey dinners by a campus res-
taurant in Champaign.
The restaurant proprietor made
400 turkey meals available at no
cost to hungry student consumers.
"I know how miserable it is to
be away from home on a holiday,"
he explained. "Maybe this will
ease that feeling."

The dinners were eagerly de-
voured by the students, who added
the proprietor to their list of
things to be thankful for.
Local students received news of
the free dinners with incredulity,
later replaced by a sour view of
the Ann Arbor scene.
One disgruntled student gave
vent to indignant feelings by send-
ing the Daily a clipping of the Ill-
inois incident on which he scrib-
bled "It can't happen here."
lOLl D.AY"

IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE:
Illinois Students Get Turkey
MealsFree for Thanksgiving

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