Ernest Bloch: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Charles Munch conducting, with Joseph Szigeti; Columbia: 8 sides). Not for many years has 59-year-old musical Zionist Bloch wailed so fine a rhapsody. Violinist Szigeti gives his Oriental oratory superb diction.

Brahms: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (Boston Symphony, Serge Koussevitzky conducting, with Jascha Heifetz; Victor: 9 sides). One of the two or three violin concertos that rank with the greatest of symphonies. Magnificently recorded.

Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 5 in D Major (London Philharmonic,...

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