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INSTRUMENTAL 78 rpm Discs ADRIANO ARIANI dir. MILAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
1984. 12 PW Blue Col. Master Works 69030-D [CBX1333/CBX1334]. LEGGENDA DELLA DOLOMITI (Antonio Cortani). Two sides. Just about 1-2. $15.00.
AMAR TRIO: Walter Caspar [vln.], Paul Hindemith [viola], Rudolf Hindemith [cello]
1130. 12 PW Blk. EE Polydor 66574 [78bo/79bo]. TRIO FR VIOLINE, BRATSCHE UND
VIOLONCELLO: Langsam (Paul Hindemith). Two sides. Few lightest mks. Excellent copy, cons. 2. $20.00.
CLAUDIO ARRAU [pianist]
4897. 10 Purple elec. Argentine Odeon 132.065 [Be7626/Be7627]. TARANTELLA /TUDE IN F MAJOR (both Chopin). Few lightest mks., cons. 2. $15.00.
5279. 12 Red Orth. Vla 9340 [CWR1374-I/CL3915-II]. CHAMBER FANTASY ON CARMEN (Busoni-Bizet). Two sides. Very rare. Just about 1-2. $30.00.
YVONNE ASTRUC [violinist]
4929. 10 Blue PW Eng. Columbia LF 15 [WL2056-1/WL2076-1]. NOCTURNE / INTRO-
DUCTION ET CORTGE (both Lili Boulanger). With NADIA BOULANGER [pianist]. IMs. Just about 1-2. $15.00.
KURT ATTERBERG [composer/conductor] dir. KAMMARORKESTER
4696. 10 PW Plum HMV X.4946, X.4947 [OSB603-II/OSB604-II,
OSB605-II/ OSB606-II]. SUITE PASTORALE, Op.
34 (Kurt Atterberg). Four sides. Conducted by the composer. Just about 1-2. $15.00.
HAROLD BAUER [pianist]
4673. 10 Red acous. Vla 1058. MOTLEY AND FLOUR-
ISH (18th Cent., arr. Bauer) / BARBERINIS
MINUET (arr. Bauer). Just about 1-2. $8.00.
1276. 12 PW Red (elec.) Victor 6546. ALCESTE: Ca-price (Gluck-arr. Saint-
Sans) / FANTAISIE-IMPROMPTU, Op. 66 (Chopin). Excellent
pressing. Just about 1-2. $8.00.
ARNOLD BAX [pianist]. See: MAY HARRISON [violinist]
Sir THOMAS BEECHAM dir. BEECHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
1742. 12 Blue acous. Eng. Columbia L1132 [6904/6920]. MENUETTO IN D (Mozart) /
SYMPHONIC DANCE No. 2 (Grieg). Excellent 20s laminated pressing. Few lightest mks., cons. 2. $10.00.
JEANNE BEHREND (Philadelphia, 1911-1988) and ALEXANDER KELBERINE (Kiev, 1903-Vienna, 1940) [pianists). Behrend was a graduate of Curtis in 1934, where she studied piano with Josef Hofmann and composition with Rosario Scalero. She subsequently taught (at Juilliard, among other institutions) and concertized, her performance emphasis having been in American music. Kelberine studied at the Kiev Conservatory and then in Vienna, his teachers including Busoni, Alexander Siloti and Leo Sirota. He and Behrend wed in Philadelphia, recorded together, and subsequently separated. Suffering from acute depression, Kelberine committed suicide after his final recital, which consisted of pieces in minor keys and of funeral connotations.
4764. 10 Red PW Victor 1999. SONG OF THE VOLGA BOATMAN (Koenemann) / DEEP
RIVER (both arr. Kelberine). Label side one signed in blk. ink (poor contrast) by Kelberine. Just about 1-2. $20.00.
Sir THOMAS BEECHAM then out of the scene (literally and
figuratively) when this family picture of (l. to r.) his younger son
THOMAS, first wife UTICA and elder son ADRIAN was taken.
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INSTRUMENTAL 78 rpm Discs
LEO BLECH [conductor] dir. BERLIN PHIL-HARMONIC ORCH.
4674. 10 PW Red Electrola DA 4404 [OD856-I/ OD857-II]. IL MATRIMONIO SEGRETO:
Overture (Cimarosa). Two sides. Few lighest mks., cons. 2. $8.00.
ARTHUR BLISS [composer/conductor] dir. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
1136. 12 Lt. Blue acous. Eng. Columbia L1475/ L1476 [76876/76872, 76873/76874].
CONVERSATIONS: The Committee Meet-ing; In the Wood; In the Ballroom; Solilo-quy; In the Tube at Oxford Circus. Three
sides. / MADAM NOY (both Arthur Bliss). Last selection with ANNA THURSFIELD [c]. Very rare set, particularly in top con-
dition. Just about 1-2. $50.00.
RUTLAND BOUGHTON [composer/conduc-tor] dir. LONDON SYMPHONY ORCH. Boughton (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, 1878-London, 1960) was a noted British composer in various idioms. His opera (or music drama, as he preferred) The Immortal Hour (1912-13) was perhaps his most acclaimed composition, declared by Sir Edward Elgar to be a work of genius. Some years later, Ralph Vaughan Williams commented, in another country, such a work as The Immortal Hour would have been in the repertoire years ago.
1746. 12 Dk. Blue acous. Eng. Columbia 935 [AX25/AX26]. THE IMMORTAL HOUR:
Faery Chorus / THE IMMORTAL HOUR: The Love Duet (Rutland Boughton). Conducted by the composer. Just about 1-2. $15.00.
NADIA BOULANGER [pianist/conductor]. See: YVONNE ASTRUC [violinist], JEAN FRANAIX [pianist]
ROSARIO BOURDON [conductor] dir. VICTOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
1304. 12 Blk. Orth. Victor 36035. OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY / COLONIAL SONG (both Percy Grainger, arr. Schmid). Just about 1-2. $10.00.
RAFFAELE BRACALE dir. LA SCALA ORCH. Note that the label just indicates Orchestra. The conductor and orchestra come from research by Michael E. Henstock in his invaluable book Fonotipia Recordings-A Centennial Survey.
1001. 11 Fonotipia 69151/69152 [XPh5075/XPh5077]. PARISINA: Offerta alla Madonna/ PARISINA: Delirio di Parisina (Mascagni). IMs. Just about 1-2. $40.00.
FERRUCCIO BUSONI [pianist/composer]
1277. 12 Blue acous. Eng. Columbia L1432 [75059/76703]. TUDE IN G FLAT, Op. 10, No. 5 /NOCTURNE IN F SHARP (Chopin). Gleaming copy, just about 1-2. $75.00.
ROBERT CASADESUS [pianist]. His name is misspelled Cassadesus on both labels.
1398. 12 PW Blue Col. Master Works 68853-D [CLX1889-1/CLX1890-2]. LE RETOUR
DES MULETIERS: No. 5, Cerdana (Deodat De Svrac) / PRLUDE IN D MINOR, No. 5 / FIFTH IMPROMPTU IN F# MINOR (Gabriel Faur). Just about 1-2. $10.00.
PABLO CASALS [cellist]
5069. 10 Gold Flags acous. Columbia 33031-D [80158-5/80815-2]. SALUT DAMOUR (Elgar) / ROMANCE, Op. 44, No. 1 (Rubinstein). Piano acc. Romano Romani/Walter Golde. IMs. Superficial rubs, 2-3. $8.00.
4555. 10 White lbl. Orth. vinyl Vla. mat. BVE-31968-2. ROMANCE IN E MINOR. (MacDowell). Piano acc. Nicolai Mednikoff. Unpublished. Just about 1-2. $35.00.
1326. 12 Gold Flags acous. Columbia 68025-D [48710-1/98012-5]. SONATA IN A MAJOR: Allegro (Boccherini) / GAVOTTE IN D (Popper). Piano acc. Charles A.
Baker/Romano Romani. Just about 1-2. $25.00.
LEO BLECH in 1906
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INSTRUMENTAL 78 rpm Discs
5280. 12 Purple acous. Eng. Col. 7369 [98068/98069]. KOL NIDREI (Broch, Op. 47). Two sides. Piano acc. Edouard Gendron. Few lt. mks., cons. 2. $25.00
1418. 12 White lbl. Orth. vinyl Vla. mat. CVE-40384/CVE-40385. KOL NIDRE (Bruch). Two sides. Piano acc. Nicolai Mednikoff. Unpublished. Just about 1-2. $35.00.
MARIO CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO [pianist/composer]
1989. 12 Red PW Victor 16449. CIPRESSI [REMEMBERING THE CYPRESSES OF
USIGLIANO DI SARI, 1920] (Castelnuovo-Tedesco). Two sides. Beautiful copy, as the grading indicates. Just about 1-2. $15.00.
PIERRE CHAGNON [conductor] dir. ORCHESTRA SYMPHONIQUE
1389. 12 Blk. PW French Col. D11016 [WLX179/WLX336]. SCNES ALSACIENNES: No. 3, Sous les tilluels (Massenet) /
TROIS PETITES PICES MONTES: LEnfance de Pantagruel, Marche de Cocagne, Jeunese de Gargantua (Erik
Satie). Just about 1-2. $8.00.
GUSTAVE CHARPENTIER [conduc-tor/composer] dir. ORCH. SYMPHO-NIQUE [#1135] / ORCH. PASDELOUP AND CHORUS [#1671]
1135. 12 Blue PW Eng. Columbia D15071, D15072, D15073 [WLX405/WLX408,
WLX368/WLX367, WLX366/ WLX365]. IMPRESSIONS DITALIE (Charpentier). Six sides. Just about 1-2. $25.00.
1671. 12 PW Red Disque Gram. DB 4966 -
DB 4969 [2LA235-I/2LA236-I, 2LA233-1/ 2LA234-1, 2LA237-1/ 2LA238-1, 2LA239-1/2LA240-1]. LA
VIE DUN POTE (Charpentier). Eight sides. Excerpts from a symphony-drama (1888-89) later reworked by the composer into his 1913 opera Julien (a sequel to his Louise). The anony-mous soloists in this recording are not given label credit but appear to me to be GERMAINE FRALDY [s] and JEAN PLANEL [t], who had recording contracts
elsewhere. The labels of the first three discs are signed by Charpentier. Sides
range from cons. 2 to gen. 2-3 (lt. rubbing). The only audible sound would be a small scr. side 8 (few ticks). $100.00.
ABRAM CHASINS [pianist]
4433. 10 Red Orth. Vla 1573 [OB1799-1A/OB1800-IIIA]. FAIRY TALE / PRLUDES No. 5, No. 14 and No. 13 (all Chasins). 2. $12.00.
VAN CLIBURN [pianist]
2169. 10 Red CCCP 618-57 [30572/30573]. SAD MEMORY / MOSCOW NIGHTS
(Russian Songs). Who knew that Cliburn appeared on 78s?! Lt. rubs, 2. $35.00.
GUSTAVE CLEZ [conductor] dir. PARIS PHILHARMONIC ORCH.
1127. 12 Blk. Viva-Tonal Columbia G-50241-D [XXP6809-2/XXP6810-2]. MESSIDOR: Entracte Symphonique (Alfred Bruneau). Two sides. Just about 1-2. $15.00.
GEORGE COPELAND [pianist]. See also: LUCREZIA BORI [s] in Vocal Section.
4866. 10 Red PW Victor 1629. GNOSSIENNE (Erik Satie) / ADIEU [from Lautomme] (Darius Milhaud). Just about 1-2. $8.00.
AARON COPLAND [composer/pianist]. See: ETHEL LUENING [s] in Vocal Section and 78 rpm Album Sets.
ALFRED CORTOT [pianist]
5249. 10 White (plain lbl.) acous. vinyl Victor mat. B-31689. DOLLY (Gabriel Faur).
Unpublished. Just about 1-2. $35.00.
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INSTRUMENTAL 78 rpm Discs
4640. 10 Red late VdP DA 1121 [BF3331-II/BF3332-II]. MALAGUEA / SEGUIDILLA (both Albniz). Just about 1-2. $8.00.
4672. 10 Red Scroll Z type shellac Victor 1581 [BF3331-II/BF3332-II]. Same as previous listing. Excellent su