Listing of records used: episodes 31 to 36

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The Sound of 78s episode 31

Sir Harry Lauder: 'That's The Reason Noo I Wear A Kilt' (Lauder)
Zonophone G.O.83 recorded 17 May 1928

Billie Richardson (West Country Humourist): 'Soft As Oi Looks' (Green & Lyster)
Regal MR153 recorded 1930

Harry Weldon: 'The Policeman' (Tindall & Weldon)
HMV C981 recorded 8 July 1920

The Sound of 78s episode 32

Percival Mackey: 'Greenwich Witch' (Confrey)
Columbia 3230 recorded 1923

Jelly Roll Morton: 'Finger Buster' (Morton)
Good Time Jazz GB2256 recorded Washington D.C., December 1938

Meade Lux Lewis, Pete Johnson & Albert Ammons:
'Boogie Woogie Prayer' (side 2) (Lewis, Johnson, Ammons)
Parlophone R2649 recorded New York, 30 December 1938

The Oscar Peterson Trio: 'Sweet Georgia Brown' (Bernie, Pinkard, Casey)
HMV JO330 recorded 1952

The Sound of 78s episode 33

Luisa Tetrazzini (soprano) (1871-1940)
Grande Valse, Op.10 (Venzano)
HMV DB530 (2-053087) Victor recording, 1913

Pasquale Amato (baritone) (1879-1942)
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Largo al Factotum
HMV DB156 (2-052051) Victor recording, 1911

Miliza Korjus (soprano) (1909-1980)
Le Toreador (Adam): 'Ah! vous dirai-je, maman' (sung in German)
HMV C2688 (1933)

Giovanni Zenatello (tenor) (1876-1949)
Otello (Verdi): 'Si pel ciel marmoreo giuro!'
with Giuseppe Noto (baritone)
BIRS HMB15, live recording, Covent Garden, 17 June 1926

The Sound of 78s episode 34

George Formby (Sr.): 'I Parted My Hair In The Middle' (David & Murphy)
Zonophone 1336 recorded 22 February 1914.

Clapham and Dwyer: 'It Isn't Cricket' (Clapham & Dwyer)
Columbia DB845 recorded 21 May 1932

Sophie Tucker: 'He Hadn't Up To Yesterday' (Wright, Haines, Tucker & Meskill)
Columbia 5064 recorded 28 August 1928

The Sound of 78s episode 35

Joseph Joachim: Hungarian Dance in D Minor - No. 2 (Brahms)
HMV D803 recorded 17 August 1903, Berlin.
Transferred at 81 rpm: the label says 75 rpm but this is a whole tone flat.

Eugene Ysaye: Humoreske (Dvorak)
Columbia 7102 recorded 1915

Fritz Kreisler: Concerto in E Minor Op64 (Mendelssohn) - 3rd movement
With the State Opera Orchestra conducted by Dr. Leo Blech
HMV DB999/1000 recorded 1926 in the Singakademie, Berlin.

The Sound of 78s episode 36

The Kit-Cat Band: 'Magnolia' (de Sylva, Brown & Henderson)
Columbia 4477 recorded London, 12 August 1927
'Recorded in a Public Hall'

Roy Fox and his Band (At the Café Anglais, London):
'Here Lies Love' (Rainger, Robin)
Recorded London, 22 November 1932
Vocal by Jack Plant

The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra, Directed by Henry Hall:
'Did You Ever See A Dream Walking?' (Gordon & Revel)
Columbia CB699 recorded London, 12 December 1933
Vocal by Les Allen, arrangement by Phil Cardew

Bertini and the Tower Blackpool Dance Band:
'Just Around The Corner' (Bertini, Finch, Muriel)
Eclipse 674 recorded London, 9 April 1934
Vocal by Harry Bentley

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