Music: August Records

Some phonograph records are musical events. Each month TIME notes the noteworthy.


Stravinsky: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra . (Boston Symphony, Serge Koussevitzky conducting, with Jesus Maria Sanroma; Victor: 4 sides). Once the No. 1 bad boy of the Paris salons, Igor Stravinsky, in the late 1920s, began to serve up melodies that sounded like those of the sentimental 19th-Century Romantics. The Capriccio, a deft example of vintage 1929, is performed as only Mr. Sanroma and the Bostonians can do it.

Aaron Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet (Dorian Quartet; Columbia). U. S. Modernist Copland, famed recently for his score to...

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