Music: January Records

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


AÏDA, made in Italy by Italian singers, the Scala Chorus and the Milan Symphony under Conductor Lorenzo Molajoli

(Columbia, $27*)—Eighteen excellent double-face records with arias, choruses and ballet complete. Soprano Giannina Aranji-Lombardi null and Tenor Arnoldo Lindi (Radames) are among Italy's best.

AIDA, PUR TI RIVEGGO and LATRA FORESTI VERGINI (Victor, $2.50)—For those limited to a single record, this version of the Nile duet has the advantage of better singing by Famed Soprano Elisabeth Rethberg and Famed Tenor...

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