In my previous post “An Experiment in Modern Music—Part 1,” I explored the events leading up to the concert. Now, here’s a bird’s-eye view of the event and its aftermath. Sit back and enjoy the show!
Setting the Stage
Tuesday, February 12, 1924, New York City found itself in the throws of a winter snowstorm. Jack Frost was nipping at the doors of Aeolian Hall on that cold, snowy, miserable afternoon. But this did not discourage a sold-out event. To the contrary, it was a standing-room only crowd, and hundreds were turned away at the box office. The streets around Aeolian Hall were lined with cabs and limos well before the 2:45 PM start time.Continue Reading