Music: June Records

Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto in C Major for Organ and Strings (Arthur Fiedler's Sinfonietta with E. Power Biggs, Victor; 4 sides). Suave, serene, 17th-Century classicism by the earliest of all great violinists (also a composer of parts). Corelli's original has been touched up by Italy's contemporary G. Francesco Malipiero.

Prokofieff: Classical Symphony (St. Louis Symphony, Vladimir Golschmann conducting; Victor; 4 sides). The deftest work of modern "neoclassicism" (in which composers play with the mannerisms of Corelli's period) is given a performance not quite as neat as Dimitri Mitropoulos' splendid version (Columbia).

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 ("Scotch") (Minneapolis Symphony, Dimitri Mitropoulos conducting; Columbia; 8 sides)....

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