Music: New Records, Feb. 5, 1951

It is 50 years since the Victor Talking Machine Co. (now RCA Victor) released its first record (a recitation titled Limburger Cheese), and the company wanted to do something special for the anniversary. After burrowing deep in the bottom of the files, company connoisseurs surfaced with 120 performances that no other record company in the world could match. By last week, Victor had transferred them on to twelve separate LP discs as A Treasury of Immortal Performances. A few performances (because of the foggy recording of early days) are simply curios for collectors....

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