There was also a complete Hammerklavier and a couple of 10" Beethovens at
least. I'm not where I can cite specifics. They are all electrical.
Kempff's early records are acoutical.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Biel" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2009 1:27 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] FW: [ARSCLIST] w(h)ither Decca?
> Roger and Allison Kulp wrote:
>> Speaking of Brunswick,is there any listing of all of the Polydor/Deutsche
>> Gramophon classical 78s that were pressed by Brunswick in the 20s and
>> early 30s ?
> They are all listed in Ross Laird's 4 volume Brunswick Discography.
>> Did Brunswick by any chance press Wilhelm Kempff's first records from
>> 1920 ?
> The only issued Kempff recordings on Brunswick are 90123 and 90124
> Beethoven E flat Major Sonata from 1927. They list unissued matrices of
> the E Minor 2nd Movement, C Major, and A Flat Major from 27 and E Minor
> 1st movement from 1929. There are no listed German masters before 1926.
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
>> --- On Fri, 2/27/09, Steven C. Barr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> From: Steven C. Barr <[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] FW: [ARSCLIST] w(h)ither Decca?
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Date: Friday, February 27, 2009, 6:21 PM
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine"
>> <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Hi Guys:
>>> Here's how the ownership works nowadays. Way back in the days USA
>> Decca was different from UK Decca,
>>> but perhaps someone else can clarify if they were ever connected in one
>> corporate entity.
>> No...they never were! US Decca was simply named after the UK
>> label...which MAY
>> have provided some financial assistance...?!
>> US Decca was mainly created with the help of Jack Kapp, who had been the
>> "A&R man" for Brunswick...and who brought quite a number of
>> Brunswick artists
>> with him into the new operation! UK Decca did issue a number of US
>> Steven C. Barr