I would suspect that Smolian was the transfer engineer for that record.
Why the name was scratched in I don't know, unless the original owner
wanted to know who engineered projects in his collection.
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David Lennick wrote:
> Can anyone..including Steve..explain why the copy I just picked up of
> Arthur Loesser playing Brahms Sonatas on Perennial 2005 has the word
> "SMOLIAN" scratched into the label of Side 2 or possibly right into the
> lacquer, with the S and N backwards? Did DBH engrave the name into the
> master or is this just on this particular copy (which might have come
> from Don Hodgman)?
> Inquiring minds etc. etc.!
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