Music: New Records, Apr. 30, 1956

Music of Bulgaria (Ensemble of the Bulgarian Republic conducted by Philippe Koutev; Angel). Untamed and even frightening music, only occasionally tempered by sweetness. The instruments are twangy strings, bagpipes, flutes, drums. Recorded during the troupe's visit to Paris last year, this is a fascinating record.

Copland: Piano Concerto (Leo Smit, piano, Radio Rome Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer; Concert Hall). Sometimes called the "Jazz Concerto," this was written in 1926 (three years after Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue) and went far to establish Copland as a...

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