Music: May Records

Some phonograph records are musical events. Each month TIME notes the noteworthy.

SYMPHONIC, ETC.

Columbia History of Music through Ear and Eye, Album 5 (Columbia: 16 sides).

Ten years ago the Oxford University Press and England's Columbia Graphophone Co. planned a joint history of music, stamped on records. Edited by the noted English music historian and lexicographer, Percy Scholes (TIME, Dec. 12), this history was to consist of short recorded examples of music typical of all periods from the loth Century to the present. The Columbia History's fifth and last volume gives a taste and a sniff of the 20th Century's principal musical...

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