Listing of records
used: episodes 21 to 30
Episodes 31 to 36>>
The Sound of 78s episode 21
Don Paquale (Donizetti): 'Pronto lo son'
Marcella Sembrich (soprano) & Antonio Scotti (baritone)
HMV VB29 (054074) Victor recording, 14th March 1906
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): 'Chi mi frena' (Sextet)
Caruso (tenor), Amelita Galli-Curci (soprano), Minnie Egener
(contralto), Giuseppe De Luca (baritone), Marcel Journet (bass), Angelo
HMV DQ100 (2-054067) Victor recording, 1917
Il Trovatore (Verdi): 'Miserere, d'un'alma già vicina' (Miserere)
Ponselle (soprano) & Giovanni Martinelli (tenor) with the
Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Giulio Setti.
HMV DB1199 Victor recording, 1928
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner): 'Selig, wie die Sonne'
Schumann (soprano), Lauritz Melchior (tenor), Friedrich Schorr
(baritone), Gladys Parr (contralto), Ben Williams (tenor) with the
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Barbirolli
HMV D2002 recorded 16th May 1931
The Sound of 78s episode 22
(Michel Maurice Lévy): 'Folies Musicales' (side 2)
Parlophone DP116 recorded c. December 1926
Ella Shields: Burlington Bertie from Bow (Hargreaves)
Columbia 629 recorded August 1916
Mabel Constanduros assisted by Michael Hogan:
'Mrs. Buggins makes the Christmas Pudding'
Broadcast X.6 recorded October 1928
Douglas Byng: 'She May Be All That's Wonderful' (Wade)
Zonophone 5407 recorded 22 April 1929
The Sound of 78s episode 23
Messages to the Boys and Girls of the British Empire
from His Majesty King George the Fifth and Her Majesty Queen Mary
HMV RE 284 recorded March 1923
Two excerpts from set 'The Voice of Poetry'
spoken by Edith Evans
Upon Westminster Bridge Wordsworth Columbia DB 1855
You Are Old, Father William (Carroll) Columbia DB 1958
'Percy The Prawn' (Alan)
a short story read by A.J.Alan
Regal-Zonophone MR 1118 recorded 1933
of 78s episode 24
Rosie' (Meyer & Bryan)
The Denza Dance Band (Earl Gresh and his Gangplank Orchestra)
Columbia 3743 recorded New York, 30 June 1925
'Tip-Toe Thro' The Tulips With Me' (Dubin, Burke)
The Brooklyn Broadcasters
Dominion A 233 recorded London, 1929/30.
'My Sweet Virginia' (Rose, Klages, Meskill)
The Durium Dance Band (pick-up group including Nat Gonella and Paul
Fenoulhet, vocal by Al Bowlly)
Durium EN 9 recorded London, 1 April 1932
The All Star Orchestra
Solex AX 100 advertising record, date unknown - probably early 1930s.
'Now's the Time To Fall In Love' (Sherman, Lewis)
The Durium Dance Ensemble (Phil Spitalny's Music, vocal by Paul Small)
Durium EN 7 recorded New York, December 1931
of 78s episode 25
Forde: 'And Then - We Won't Go Home!' (Castling-Kennedy)
Imperial 2491 recorded London, May/June 1931
Ronald Frankau: 'Lady, be Bad?' (Frankau-Crick)
with Monte Crick at the piano
Parlophone R 2391 recorded London, 3 September 1937
Harry Tate & His Company: 'Motoring' (Tate)
Columbia 320 (2 sides) recorded London, c. August 1912
of 78s episode 26
Original Dixieland Five: Original Dixieland One-Step (LaRocca, arr. J.
Nick LaRocca (cornet), Eddie Edwards (trombone), Larry Shields
(clarinet), J. Russel Robinson (piano), Tony Sbarbaro (drums).
HMV B8648 recorded New York, 10 November 1936.
Wolverine Orchestra: Tiger Rag (La Rocca)
Bix Beiderbecke (cornet), Al Gande (trombone), Jimmy Hartwell
(clarinet/alto sax), George Johnson (tenor sax), Dick Voynow (piano),
Bob Gillette (banjo), Min Leibrook (brass bass), Vic Moore (drums).
Brunswick 02205 recorded Richmond, Indiana, 20 June 1924.
The Mills Brothers: The Old Man Of The Mountain (Brown, Young).
'(Novelty Quartet, with Guitar acc.) No musical instruments or
mechanical devices used on this recording other than one guitar.'
Brunswick 1346 recorded Chicago, early June 1932.
Joe Venuti and his Orchestra: Flip (Venuti)
Glenn Rohlfing, Bob Stockwell (trumpets); Charlie Dahlsten (trombone);
Wayne Singer, Charlie Spero (also-sax); Clark Galehouse, Elmer Beechler
(tenor sax); Joe Venuti (violin); Mel Grant (piano); Frank Victor
(guitar); George Horvath (bass); Burrert Deems (drums).
Brunswick 02738 recorded New York, 25 January 1939.
The Cotton Pickers: Rampart Street Blues (Robinson)
Tommy Dorsey (trumpet), Glenn Miller (trombone), Jimmy Dorsey
(clarinet), Arthur Schutt (piano), Perry Botkin (banjo), Joe Tarto
(bass), Stan King (drums). (This personnel is taken from Brian Rust's
discography and differs from that shown on the label, which wrongly
refers to an earlier recording).
Brunswick 02508 recorded New York, 27 March 1929.
of 78s episode 27
Herman Wasserman: 'Hedge Rose' (Schubert arr. Godowsky)
Dominion B13 recorded 1929
Vladimir de Pachmann: Etude in G flat Major Op.10 No.5 ('Black Keys') (Chopin) (with comments)
HMV DA 1302 recorded 1928
Leff Pouishnoff: Caprice in G Major (Paderewski)
Columbia 4829 recorded May 1927
Wilhelm Backhaus: Caprice Espagnole Op.37 (Moszkowski)
HMB DB 1130 recorded January 1928
of 78s episode 28
Charles Penrose: 'The Laughing Policeman' (Grey)
Regal G7816 (as 'Charles Jolly') recorded June 1922
Naughton and Gold: 'On Insurance'
Imperial 2367 recorded November 1930
Harry Champion: 'Don't Do It Again, Matilda' (Murray)
Columbia-Rena 1490 recorded c.May 1910
Gillie Potter: 'Mr. Potter Visits Southend'
Columbia 5067 recorded 1st October 1928
of 78s episode 29
The Rev. J.M.Gates: 'Need of Prayer'
Square M3 (re-issue) recorded May 1926
The Reverend A.W.Nix and his Congregation: 'The Black Diamond Express To Hell' (side 2)
Decca F9720 (reissue) recorded 23 April 1927
The Southernaires: 'Little David, Play On Your Harp'
American Decca 2857, recorded c.1939
Professor Johnson & his Gospel Singers: 'Give Me That Old Time Religion'
Vocalion V1013 recorded 1950
Voices of Victory: 'I'm Trusting In Jesus' (Peters, Allen)
Vocalion V1040 recorded 25 September 1953
of 78s episode 30
An illustrated talk about the process of transferring 78rpm records
Selection from 'The Geisha' (Jones) - side 1 (excerpt)
The New Mayfair Theatre Orchestra
HMV BD759 recorded 1939
'Abide With Me' (Liddle) sung by Madame Clara Butt (excerpt)
accompanied by Mr. Landon Ronald. Key C.
Gramophone 03179 recorded 1910
'The Old Superb' (Stanford) sung by Peter Dawson (excerpt)
with orchestra conducted by Clifford Greenwood.
HMV B4483 recorded 10 January 1933
'O Souverain! O Juge! O Père!' from 'Le Cid" (Massenet) (excerpt)
sung by Enrico Caruso
Gramophone 2-023025 recorded 1916
Scene from 'The Good Companions' (Priestly) (excerpt)
with John Gielgud and Adele Dixon
HMV C2288 recorded 9 October 1931
Albert Chevalier - 'The Little Nipper' (excerpt)
Berliner 2239 recorded London, 30th December 1898
'The Toy-Town Party' from 'Nippy' (Mayerl)
sung by Binnie Hale with Debroy Somers' band
Columbia DB349 recorded 27 November 1930
'Il était un roi de Thulé' from 'Faust' (Gonoud)
sung by Conchita Supervia
BIRS HMB 11 (Odéon unpublished) recorded 1932
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