Music: New Records, Feb. 11, 1946

Haydn: Symphony No. 98 in B Flat (NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini conducting; Victor, 7 sides). A great conductor recording first-rate music (which he has not always done recently). The result is a dazzling torrent of melody. Performance: excellent.

Bernstein: Jeremiah Symphony (St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein conducting, Nan Merriman, soloist; Victor, 6 sides). The Kid Wonder and a mezzo-soprano destroy Jerusalem. Performance: good.

Milhaud: Protée—Symphonic Suite No. 2 (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux conducting; Victor, 6 sides). Protee brought out the Paris riot squad in 1920, and still has bite today....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!