1•1D0 and Aeneas (Tate—Purcell), edited by E. J. Dent. Recorded under the auspices of the British Council. The Philharmonia String Orchestra, with chorus, conducted by Constant Lambert. Isobel Baillie, soprano; J. Hammond, soprano; E. Hobson, soprano: Edith Coates, contralto; G. Ripley, contralto; Denis Noble, baritone. Complete on seven records (14 sides). A standard recording of one of the best known works of the great musical genius, Purcell, of the 17th century.
Les Truyens (Berlioz), Royal Hunt and Storm. London Philharmonic Or' chestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture (Mendelssohn). B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult. (On the fourth side, The Wedding March.) Ray Bias. Overture (Mendelssohn). City of Birmingham Orchestra, conducted by George Weldon. (Columbia record.) Concerto in D minor, for Violin and Orchestut (Sibelius). Soloist, Ginettc Neveu. Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Walter Susskind. A firstrate and sympathetic performance of a famous Concerto. (Four records.)
Sinfonia Concertante (Walton). The revised edition of 1943. Phyllis Sack and the City of Birmingham Orchestra, conducted by William Walton.
Spanish Dances (Moszkowski). City of Birmingham Orchestra. conducted by George Weldon.. (Columbia record.) Familiar but entrancing light music. (Two records.) Die Fare//c (Schubert) and the Romanze. from " Rosamunde." Elisabeth Schumann, soprano, in two songs. (10-inch record.) The Walk to the Paradise Garden (Delius). The Halle Orchestra, conducted by John Barbirolli.
Die Entfunrung aus dem Serail. Overture (Mozart). The London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.
Midsummer Watch (Hugo Alfven). Members of the Stockholm Concert Society Orchestra, conducted by Nils G revillius.