Does anyone have a listing or better yet a discography of the Mercury MG10000 series, the first
LP's? I couldn't find anything of much use online, just a few snippets here and there. Surprisingly,
none of the LPs I have list any other titles on the back cover and this was pre-inner sleeves so no
complete listing like started appearing for the later MG50000 series once inner sleeves became the
If someone has started such a list, I'll be happy to include the bits and pieces I have in my own
collection. There's also a few references to some of these albums in John Hammond's autobiography
(for instance the recordings of Oistrakh and Shostakovich made in Prague in 1946 and the
Oistrahk/Khachaturian recording made in Russia, and some general info about the Czech-captured
German Telefunken recordings from WWII era, and some references to the original recordings of Mitch
Miller playing oboe chamber music).
Anyway, a complete listing of these LPs would be most helpful.
-- Tom Fine