Music: New Records, Jan. 13, 1947

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 (Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York, Artur Rodzinski conducting; Columbia, 10 sides). This is the first U.S. recording of Prokofiev's thundering new symphony, one of the major works of recent years. It is a compelling performance. Record buyers, however, may want to wait to compare it with Serge Kous-sevitzky's soon-due Victor version, since it was Koussevitzky who introduced the Fifth to the U.S. (TIME, Nov. 19, 1945).

Debussy: Preludes, Book II (Robert Casadesus, pianist; Columbia, 12 sides); Pour le Piano Suite and Danse (Gaby Casadesus, pianist; Vox, 4 sides);...

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