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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BIRS HMB 11 (Odéon unpublished) recorded 1932

12.2MB, 16m 08s

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