Just got my copy today and in fact I'm about to take it into the .. uh ..
Steven Smolian wrote:
> It's a long story. Read the articles.
> Steve Smolian
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> From: "Roger and Allison Kulp" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 2:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Which US Orchestra Recorded First ?
> >I have not seen your article yet,but I am assuming,you have uncovered the
> >identities,of the orchestras,on many pre-1916 recordings.If I am not
> >mistaken,the first identified US orchestras ,were The New York
> >Philharmonic,and Metropolitan Opera Orchestras,on Columbia,predating the
> >Mucks on Victor,by a few months.In looking through my own records,the
> >earliest symphonic records I found,were,an early Columbia Double Disc
> >1911,I think (Although this may be a European recording.),by Felix
> >Weingartner,and an unknown orchestra.And some pre-1916 recordings by The
> >Victor Concert Orchestra (Shilkret ?),with excerpts from symphonies. My
> >question is would The VCO count as a "real" orchestra?