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An Experiment in Modern Music

Opening date
February 12, 1924
Comments
Concert on Tuesday, February 12, 1924, held by Paul Whiteman and his band Palais Royal Orchestra, which took place in Aeolian Hall in New York City. Many important and influential composers of the time such as John Philip Sousa and Sergei Rachmaninoff were present. The event has since become historic specifically because of its premiere of the "Rhapsody in Blue", which was performed by Whiteman's band, with an added section of string players and George Gershwin on piano.

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