Music: New Records, Sep. 3, 1945

The postwar record world is coming in on the wings of an old-fashioned hymn sing. Leading the service is Movie Thrush Jeanette MacDonald with such standbys as Holy City and Nearer, My, God, to Thee (Religious Songs, Victor, 6 sides). Fred Waring's glee club & orchestra harmonizes ten others (Songs of Devotion, Decca, 10 sides). Operatic Tenor Richard Crooks solos the Negro hymns Were You There? and The Trumpeter (Victor, 2 sides). Alfred Wallenstein directs his new command, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Los Angeles, in the Schubert and Bach-Gounod Ave Marias (Decca, 2...

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