On Records

I came across this little set of books today, the covers were so striking I thought I should share them.

They were published by Four Corners Press in 1942, each volume contains a short biography as well as a listing of the current recordings of each of the composers.

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  1. Those are BEAUTIFUL! Is the cover artist mentioned in any of the volumes? And, what are they going for? Seems like some very time-specific and esoteric information. Thanks.

  2. Randular, as is too often the case, the artist is not mentioned.

    As is happens, I decided to put them up on bookperdiem yesterday: