Some phonograph records are musical events. Each month TIME notes the noteworthy.
Hadley: Concertino for Piano and Orchestra (Victor Symphony Orchestra. Philip James conducting, with Eunice Howard; Victor: 3 sides). A warmhearted gentleman who spent much of his life applauding the music of other U. S. composers, the late Henry Hadley himself wrote well-tailored, gentlemanly music. Up to now, none of it has been recorded. Warmer and more interesting than his Brahmsian Concertino is the little semi-popular piece October Twilight, which fills out this album's fourth side.
Puccini: Tosco (Chorus and...