Some phonograph records are musical events. Each month TIME notes the noteworthy.*
Richard Strauss' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme by Walter Straram and Orchestre des Concerts Straram (Columbia, $6) Deft, charming character-sketches, written by Strauss as incidental music for Moliëre's comedy, expertly performed by the famed French orchestra annually at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
Debussy's La Mer by Piero Coppola and Symphony Orchestra (Victor, $5) A valuable imported version of the subtly wrought sea sketches.
Sibelius' Second Symphony by Robert Kajanus and Symphony Orchestra (Columbia, $7.50) The great Finn's music is fast...