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....

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