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By LAWRENCE JACOB ABBOTT NE reason why the phonograph paniment around the two notes of the has not been more popular in cuckoo's call. The scoring is well repro
the past is that it has always re- duced, especially the piano tone. mained aloof-has made its reproduc
MINSTRELS from the First Book of Preludes; tions only in miniature. This has been
THE GOLLIWOGG'S CAKE WALK (Debustrue even when it has caught tone-quality
Played by Leopold Godowsky.
wick. to perfection. And as a result there has
Two whimsical and episodic piano been little emotional appeal in phono; pieces which well illustrate the playful
and fertile imagination of Debussy. away” by recordings of music that has
Godowsky's performance brings these swept concert audiences off their feet. But the improved phonograph no longer qualities out in strong high-lights
. And sounds far away. And perhaps its great
recorded that it really sounds like a est contribution to recorded music is that
piano. The sharp, barking bass of it can produce enough volume-volume
"Minstrels" is the best piano reproducall the way down to the bass—to make a
tion we have heard.
GUITARRE (Moszkowski); NOBODY KNOWS DE
TROUBLE I'VE SEEN (White). Played by
Albert Spalding. Brunswick. trola, another improved type of talking
Albert Spalding ranks extremely high machine has been announced, which
as a violinist. Even to those claiming achieves similar results through electri
to be Kreisler fans it will seem that this cal amplification by radio tubes. The
American musician is stepping danger-
about phonograph records is that they same equipment, which is built by the
are cold and harsh judges of musicianGeneral Electric Company. We have
shipfurnishes another witness to his been able to hear only the Panatrope;
mastery over his instrument, his fullness it seemed to surpass slightly even the
of tone, and excellent shading of expresOrthophonic Victrola in clarity and free
“Guitarre” impetuously sweeps dom from foreign sounds. But any dif
through the whole range of the violin. ference between the two types is infini
On the other hand, the Negro melody is tesimal as compared with the difference simple and melodious—but not trashy. between the Orthophonic and the oldstyle machines. The electrically repro- QUARTET
(Haydn). Played by the London String Quarducing machines are also much higher
tet. In six parts, on three records. Columbia. in price.
The string quartet form reveals Haydn
at his best, and the "Emperor” is as fine Phonograph Records
as any of his quartets. In the second LE CARNAVAL DES ANIMAUX (Saint-Saëns). movement, which consists of variations
Played by Symphony Orchestra conducted by
on the familiar "Austrian Hymn," the
four instruments are handled with exOnly recently has this "zoological fan- quisite perfection. Haydn never seems tasy” been heard in public, for it was not transcendent—but therefore the limitaallowed to be published until after the tions of chamber music and of recording composer's death. It is a delightful ex- detract less from him than might otherample of that rarity in music-humor. wise be true. The London Quartet gives There is on the whole so little humor in a careful performance. music that the great public—meaning, of
QUARTET IN G MINOR (Grieg). Played by the course, neither you nor I, but the rest of
In two parts, on them—has not been properly educated in its appreciation. It was pathetic to see Sometimes Grieg attempts to be symthe majority of a concert audience sitting phonic in his chamber music, which in grim solemnity throughout Honegger's tends to make the string quartet seem "Pacific 231,” which was quite evidently puny and ineffective. But when he fits to be taken in light vein. "Le Carnaval his style of writing to the medium, his des Animaux” is broad humor, but also music succeeds in attaining loveliness. a musicianly work that commands re- Most of the G Minor Quartet can claim spect. Sometimes it has haunting beauty this success. It is reproduced with ex
-as in “The Cuckoo," where a back- cellent balance and the rich, full tone ground of two pianos weaves an accom- which is so desirable in chamber music
In six parts, on three
New York String Quartet.
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for such music suggests the salon rather
Played by the New York Philharmonic Orches-
A distinguished performance, well re-
produced. The tones of individual in-
struments are delicate and clear—even to
the rumbling of the kettledrums. The
overture represents Wagner in a manner
in some ways quite unlike that of his
This condition is com- later operas. A symphonic style is ap-
Beethoven. But, again, those agitated,
Forhan's Preparation FANTAISIE IMPROMPTU
(Chopin), CAPRICE in time and used con
(On airs de ba let from the opera "Alceste). sistently. So Forhan's
Played by Harold Bauer. Victor. protects the tooth at
From the lightning sweep of melody in
On top of this For-
han's preserves gums of contemplative wistfulness back to the
At night time when the soldiers
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by Benno Moisewitsch. On four rolls. Ampico. The first movement has already been available, but the last three are new. There is a scherzo, with ripples and sparkling bubbles of tone, a largo of motionless quiet but melancholy beauty, and a presto of continuous intensity and a breadth and personality that reminds us of Schumann. The sonata is played with the contrast it deserves.
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