Music: New Records, Dec. 3, 1945

In the days of Enrico Caruso and Galli-Curci, the record companies built their fortunes on single operatic records. Last week, after a long absence, they went back into this once profitable field. Victor released 16 familiar arias and duets from the Metropolitan Opera Company's repertory. Columbia, a bit behind, had Baritone Herbert Janssen on two Tannhauser arias.

The brightest star of Victor's sky is the Met's Jugoslav-born soprano Zinka Mi-lanov. Her Pace, pace, mio Dio from La Forza del Destine and Voi lo sapete from Cavalleria Rusticana, helped by modern engineering, are improvements...

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