Frederick Thurston is the principal clarinet of the B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra and has found a work to his liking in the Sonata in E flat for clarinet and piano by Brahms. On X171-3 with Myers Foggin as pianist we have a very sympathetic rendering of this charming sonata.
The Lamoureux Orchestra of Paris, conducted by Albert Wolff, contribute the Spanish Rhapsody of Ravel on CA8174-5; the Berlin State Orchestra on two ten-inch records present the famous William Tell Overture of Rossini (P05074-5).
The first complete recording of the Stravinsky ballet music Apollo Musagetes is made by the Boyd Neel String Orchestra; the work complete with album and an interesting leaflet by Edwin Evans may be had for il; X167-70. Decca made this important recording in response to many requests. C. G. M.