Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major (Saxonian State Orchestra, conducted by Karl Bohm; Victor; 18 sides in two volumes; $10). Devout, naive—he gratefully tipped Conductor Hans Richter one thaler (71¢) after the first performance of his fourth symphony—Composer Anton Bruckner wrote some of the most prolix symphonies in history. Dresden's orchestra, one of Europe's finest, gives Bruckner's long melodies a fine recording, the only one now available in the U.S.

A Festival of Brazilian Music (Victor; 10 sides; $5.50). First big phonographic collection of works by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazil's No. i...

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