Some phonograph records are musical events. Each month TIME will note the noteworthy*
Opera. Wagnerites will be tempted this month by two double albums as notable as any ever released :
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, recorded at the 1928 Bayreuth Festival (Columbia, $28.50†)Wagner's love opera recorded for the first time in accordance with sacred Bayreuth tradition. Able Karl Elmendorff conducts the Bayreuth orchestra; Nanny Larsen-Todsen, recent soprano of the Manhattan Metropolitan Opera, sings a clear, well-styled Isolde.
DIE GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG, made jointly by the London Symphony Orchestra under Albert Coates and Lawrence Collingwood and the Berlin State Opera Orchestra...