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From: "D. Blake Werts" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 7:36 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Fwd: [ARSCLIST] Dating LPs ?
> Hi Don. Thanks for the reply. I'm happy to say that I've learned a good
> handful of information with the post to the group. In fact, I've learned
> that the Myers Index is definitely something that I need to get my hands
> on...so if you have any leads on a set (partial or otherwise), please do
> me know!
> Thanks for the wishes of encouragement. I do appreciate it--especially in
> light of some of the "hesitant criticism" that I've gathered from some of
> the others. I will be asking a few more questions back to the group as I
> narrow the focus/goals/etc.... right now I am still "feeling out" the
> ideas--so if you have any requests/suggestions/etc... please send them on!
> Much Appreciated!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Don Tait" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 6:55 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Fwd: [ARSCLIST] Dating LPs ?
>> Hi Blake,
>> I've been away from the list for a few days and have just seen your
>> message. Apologies for my silence. Your message will be forwarded with
> this, I hope.
>> Yes, the Kurtz Myers et cetera book(s) are devoted almost entirely to
>> classical and operatic records. Perhaps entirely; there might be small
> sections for
>> ethnic music. But I confess that I haven't looked.
>> As an old discographical fanatic, I can only wish you encouragement and
>> good luck.
>> Don Tait
>> Thanks Don for the information--the "Record Ratings" publication is one
>> I had not seen any reference to thus far. I'll have to see if I can
>> a copy in the area. Can you tell me if this publication includes reviews
>> for classical and operatic recordings?
>> Thanks Much!
>> D. Blake Werts
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Don Tait" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Sunday, December 17, 2006 5:08 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Dating LPs ?
>> > Hello D. Blake Werts,
>> > There are sources that might help you, but you'd probably have to
>> > for them. There might be on-line sources, but I don't know about them.
>> > other members do and if so will respond.
>> > A primary resource is Record Ratings, The Music Library Association's
>> > of Record Reviews by Kurtz Myers, edited by Richard S. Hill. I own the
>> > volume, which goes through 1957 or so. I believe there were volumes for
>> > years, but do not know for sure. Other members surely do. The book
>> > lists
>> > reviews in various publications by month and year, so it's good for
>> > dating.
>> > The only other source I can think of, and a more accurate one, is the
>> > monthly Schwann catalogues. You might need need years and years of them
>> get the
>> > release dates you seek. Some dealers sell them however, and issues
>> > after
>> > early sixties seem to be priced at about $5.00 maximum for each.
>> > Don Tait
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