Music: New Records, Aug. 25, 1952

Record collectors had good news this month: the first issue on American LPs of classical recordings by RCA Victor's British associate, the Gramophone Co., Ltd. ("His Master's Voice"). Some of the H.M.V. recordings are old, but British technique was always good and the sound quality is acceptable.

Standouts in the first release: Master Pianist Artur Schnabel (who died last year) playing two important Mozart concertos, the portentous D Minor, K. 466 and the C Minor, K. 491, with strength and tenderness; Conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler, making the Vienna Philharmonic perform with the best in...

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