Frank's Misse Solonnelle
Jlr. Frank Dessert's "Messo Solonnclle," produced for tho Ilrst time ou Monday evening evening al Madison Square Garden Concert Hall, wus well received. While not marked by originality or melodic Invention, tho work Is a inuslclnnly one, harmonious, frequently effective effective and throughout sincere In Its ecclesiastical ecclesiastical purpose. The muss is chiefly choral, a inurkcd preference being given to the fugai form, which. 1» always Interestingly worked upon, but roaches Its highest form ot expression expression In the "Hosauiia In Excclsls," whom somu excellent orchestral effects combine combine to make n brilliant result. There Is no monotony about Jlr. Dossert's mass, and Its tldellty lo iho best ecclesiastical standard destines It to some distinction lu church musical musical literature.