"WLX" identifies a take as having been made in France. "WAX" identifies it
as made in England. Is WAX correct for the alternative of -1608?
At 05:51 PM 4/5/2006, you wrote:
>Are you sure it's the same music? Columbia usually used further take
>numbers for additional takes rather than assigning a new matrix number.
I'm sorry, I meant part VI not part IV. The title is "Triumphal March of
The Stanford Archive has both takes: WLX-16080-2 and WAX-1608-1-A-F-1.
Yes, it's the same music according to the label. Maybe I should listen to
it to be sure.
I don't have access to the equipment right now. I'll check later.
The matrix numbers for the complete set of recordings of the Soldier's Tale
are WLX-1599 through 1602 and WLX-1607/ WLX-1608.
What Stanford has:
The records in Columbia album set M-184 include:
The individual records are:
and the variant take from album set MM-184 (record number 72291-D, sides
The researcher says, "According to the Stuart discography, the released
takes for both WLX1602 and WLX1608 were second takes. Do you have an
alternate take for side 4 (WLX1602-2)?"
We do not have the alternate take for WLX-1602-2.
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Aurora Perez" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: [ARSCLIST] Alternate take, "part IV", Stravinsky: "Musique de
>l'Histoire du Soldat"
>>I have a researcher who is looking for the alternate take to Columbia
>>matrix WLX-1602-2, "part 4" of Stravinsky: Musique de l'Histoire du
>>Soldat, conducted by the composer, which may have been released on any
>>one of the following Columbia pressings.
>>Columbia 68124-D from set M-184
>>72293-D from set MM-184
>>The Archive of Recorded Sound at Stanford has the other alternate take to
>>WLX-1608-2 (i.e. WAX-1608-1-A-F-1 on record number 72291-D in album
>>MM-184) but not the alternate take for WLX-1602-2.
>>If anyone has this alternate take, please contact the researcher Michael
>>Stanley <[log in to unmask]>. Also, please post to the list for the
>>enlightenment of all.
>>Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound
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