November Records: November Records

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


Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E Flat Major (Boston Symphony, Sergei Koussevitzky conducting: Victor: 10 sides). One of the big-domed Finn's more ingratiating symphonies, magnificently played and recorded. The lusty tone poem Pohjola's Daughter fills out the last three sides.

Jean Françaix: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (Paris Philharmonic, Nadia Boulanger conducting, with the composer at the piano; Victor: 4 sides). One of the friskiest foals in the Parisian paddock. 26-year-old Composer Françaix is as yet practically unknown...

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