On 17/04/06, Robert Hodge wrote:
> The special envelope the record came in discloses much information .
> As usual, the envelope is much more elusive thant he record.
> I have an envelope.
So, what information does it disclose?
> Bob Hodge
> Robert Hodge,
> Senior Engineer
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> I have a copy of the 78 to which Steve Smolian referred, Victor
> 36000. The labels read
> 36000-A -- TWO SYMPHONIC SKETCHES
> (a) Nocturne (b) March
> (1st Prize Award)
> (Thomas Griselle)
> 36000-B -- SONG OF THE BAYOU
> (2nd Prize Award)
> (Rube Bloom)
> The Griselle is credited to the Victor Concert Orchestra, the Bloom
> to the Victor Salon Group (male voices). The conductor of both is
> Nathaniel Shilkret.
> It's interesting that the label doesn't say what contest these works
> won, but I gather from what Steve wrote that there was accompanying
> publicity (that would be typical of Victor) and perhaps the company
> assumed that purchasers would know.
> Don Tait
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