This is interesting but different from "Spoken English and Broken English."
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Marie OConnell" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 10:33 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] George Bernard Shaw recording
> We have this in our archive on a 16 inch disc with a National
> Broadcasting Service label on it -
> D SERIES - Talk by Bernard Shaw. In this recording, Irish playwright,
> George Bernard Shaw, gives a talk on his distaste for World War Two and
> its catastrophic effect on the psyche of society. He discusses the waste
> of life, the process of rebuilding, and ponders the future of conflict
> and civilisation.
> order disc file details
> 1 D931a sa-d-00931-s01-pm "Talk by Bernard Shaw"
> Part 1
> 2 D931b sa-d-00931-s02-pm "Talk by Bernard Shaw"
> Part 3
> * Part 2 of this recording is not in the archive.
> Marie O'Connell
> Analogue Tape Preservation Archivist
> Sound Archives/Nga Taonga Korero
> PO Box 1531
> Radio New Zealand House
> Level 1, 51 Chester Street West
> Phone +64 3 374 8443
> Fax + 64 3 374 8448
>>>> [log in to unmask] 30/01/2008 4:13 p.m. >>>
> BBC Enterprises put out some of his talks on an album called "Some Of
> Talks", and Heritage (which evolved from either Audio Rarities or Audio
> Archives) had a ten-inch LP of a 1937 short wave broadcast, but I don't
> the Linguaphone set has ever been reissued, except for a minute or so
> on a
> National Vocarium 78. I could be wrong.
> That Linguaphone set isn't that rare..I own a copy and I've seen it on
> several times.
> Steven Smolian wrote:
>> On LP on Audio Rarities, I think. There was other material spoken by
>> him on LP as well, on BBC, etc.
>> Steve Smolian
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine"
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>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 9:15 PM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] George Bernard Shaw recording
>>> Hopefully someone follows the fate of spoken-word recordings ...
>>> George Bernard Shaw made a 2-disk 78 set in 1927 as part of the
>>> Linguaphone series called "Spoken English and Broken English." Kurt
>>> Nauck had a copy up for auction:
>>> as part of this lot:
>>> Was this album ever released in a modern format, either an LP or
>>> -- Tom Fine