Music: SYMPHONIC, ETC.

Brahms: Concerto No. 2 in B Flat Major (Vladimir Horowitz, pianist, with the NBC Symphony under Arturo Toscanini; Victor: 12 sides; $6.50). The Brahms concertos are as massively splendiferous as the Brahms symphonies. In this one, Toscanini, his pianist son-in-law and the recording engineers (it was made in Carnegie Hall instead of in NBC's woolly-sounding Studio 8-H) do a superb job.

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 in D Major ("Polish") (National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hans Kindler; Victor: 10 sides; $5.50). A melodious, unaccountably little-played work, whose title "Polish" has almost no relevance,...

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