Music: January Records

SYMPHONIC, ETC.

Chopin: Twelve Etudes, Opus 25 (Edward Kilenyi, pianist; Columbia; 6 sides). The famed Winter Wind, and other studies in their first complete edition, played fleetly, skin-deeply by a handsome young man who has yet to fulfill early promises.

Sibelius: Tapiola (Boston Symphony Orchestra, Sergei Koussevitzky conduct ing; Victor; 4 sides). The Finnish bard's bleak saga of his native forests, sturdily recounted by the Bostonians.

Paul Hindemith: Mathis der Maler (Matthias the Painter) (Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy; Victor; 6 sides). One of the most sinewy of contemporary scores, by a onetime...

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