Some phonograph records are musical events. Each month TIME notes the noteworthy.
Album of American Music for Orchestra (Eastman-Rochester Symphony, Howard Hanson conducting; Victor: 8 sides). Conductor Hanson's anthology (mostly of familiar items by Chadwick, MacDowell, et al.) is chiefly remarkable for the first recording of a shimmering little impressionistic piece, Night Soliloquy by a 26-year-old Michigan composer named Kent Wheeler Kennan.
Schubert: Symphony in C Major (London Symphony, Bruno Walter conducting; Victor: 12 sides). First top-notch recording of one of the greatest, and longest, romantic symphonies.
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (London Symphony, Felix Weingartner conducting ; Columbia: 10 sides). Brahms's most popular...