By Rose Brandel
Under the inspiring tips of my mentor, Curt Sachs, this paintings used to be conceived, deliberate, and finished. It received in size lower than the extreme and sufferer perusal of Gustave Reese to whose exceptional propensity for readability of proposal and of fashion I owe a massive debt. moreover, the necessary feedback made through Martin Bernstein and by way of J an LaRue are gratefully stated. If Jaap Kunst had now not kindly long gone to the difficulty of ordering, supervising the con struction of, and mailing to me from Amsterdam his individually designed monochord, a big part of this paintings couldn't have taken shape. This preface isn't really entire, after all, with out ultimate because of my husband, Harvey B. Natanson, for his sustained curiosity and encouragement. R. B. word because the current paintings is going to press, the political map of Africa is flowing right into a new mould. a number of international locations have received independence, and new names and knowledge might be con sidered: French Equatorial Africa has develop into (November 28-December I, 1958) 4 self sufficient international locations - Republic of the Congo: Brazzaville (formerly heart Congo), Gabon Republic (formerly Gabon) , imperative African Republic (formerly Ubangi-Shari), and Republic of Chad (formerly Chad). The Belgian Congo has develop into (June 30,1960) the Republic of the Congo: Leopoldville.