Music: New Records, Nov. 25, 1946

Phonograph albums—like books, lithographs and neckties—were on sale last week in limited editions. A new company called Concert Hall Society, Inc. announced that it would turn out only 2,000 copies of its albums. For $105, Concert Hall promised twelve albums of previously unrecorded music by Henry Purcell, Beethoven (Scottish Songs, sung by Balladeer Richard Dyer-Bennet), Brahms, Stravinsky, Béla Bartók and others.

Concert Hall cuts directly from "masters," eliminating the "mother" and "stamper" discs used for mass production of commercial records. Concert Hall Society's first releases—Prokofiev's Second String Quartet by the Gordon String...

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