3546 [original, no -R] has matrices A 612 and A 1186 for Boughton and
Martin, respectively, published April, 1925 (apparently no logs
survive to tell rec. date)
3546-R [copy also at Yale] is as you list: matrices are as you and
the book about Columbia 10-inch discs agree, Boughton recorded Aug.
26, 1926, Martin rec. Aug. 31, 1926. Columbias this age do not
usually show take numbers in the dead wax, so you're lucky this one
did on one side. The "R" does normally indicate a remake or replacement.
At 11:04 AM 1/18/2008, you wrote:
>I've two copies of English Columbia 3546 R. One side is The Faery
>Song from Boughton's "Immortal Hour," matrix A 3551-5. The reverse
>is Easthope Martin's song, "The Minstrel," matrix A 3817-1. The
>singer is Philip Heseltine.
>The "R" indicates "remake," as far as I can tell, and replaces an
>earlier, idenical coupling.
>One copy has the take number after the matrix number in the dead
>wax, the other the matrix number only.
>What's going on here? Is one a dub? Any idea?