Music: May Records

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

Symphonic, etc.

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS : SYMPHONY IN F MINOR (B.B.C. Symphony; composer conducting; Victor: 8 parts). Well-knit, rugged contemporary symphony by England's No. 1 composer.

LORD BERNERS : THE TRIUMPH OF NEPTUNE (London Philharmonic; Conductor Sir Thomas Beecham; Columbia: 4 parts). Trickily instrumented, clever suite originally designed for one of Choreographer Balanchine's concoctions.

MARC BLITZSTEIN: THE CRADLE WILL ROCK (Piano and vocal chorus; Musicraft: 14 parts). Musical highlights of the

Broadway show recorded by the original cast with Composer Blitzstein at...

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