Some phonograph records are musical events. Each month TIME notes the noteworthy*
Tosca by Italian artists, the chorus of La Scala and the Milan Symphony, under Lorenzo Molajoli (Columbia, $21)In-terruptions by an excited Italian claque are the only additions needed to make this Tosca sound completely realistic. All Conductor Molajoli's performances move at a swift, theatric pace.
/ Lombardi, Qualvolutta trascorrere and Attila, Te sol quest anima by Soprano Elisabeth Rethberg, Tenor Beniamino Gigli, Basso Ezio Pinza (Victor, $2.50) A famed Metropolitan line-up sings early, rarely-heard Verdi.
Lakme, Bell Song by...