Yes, Ted's and Bill's information shows the two as both on BS-T-2503.
Just those four titles, on three sides, are listed. Tim Brooks' LOST
SOUNDS notes the 1935 date as well, so be careful using my
speculation. (I believe, however, that Tim's source for the year is
EDVR has ready access to Victor's 1935 ledgers. I couldn't find the
Hayes session among the dates when we know Victor was in Boston. We
don't have easy access to 1936 and on yet. When we do I can check
further, but that will probably be too late for you.
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Sam,
> Thank you for the information.
> My source is a typed update to Arthur Knights discography (RECORD COLLECTOR),
> compiled by Kitty Fassett (1988) held in the YALE UNIVERSITY Library.
> Is there a matrix assigned to O LE' ME SHINE, or is it on the same plate as
> HEAR DE LAMBS ? Are there any other titles in the session?
> I will use the Spring 1936 date in the discography I am compiling, unless someone
> has better information.
> If I can get some of the other questions answered, I will post the updated
> list to ARSC and 78 lists.
> Best wishes, Thomas.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Sam Brylawski
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] [78-L] information needed 1935 unpublished RCA
> masters REPEAT REQUEST
> The dates for these do not show up in the documentation on hand for
> the Victor discography being undertaken by University of Calif., Santa
> Barbara. We do have a bit of information. The prefixes are "BS-T,"
> indicating that they were tests, or trials. Also, Ted Fagan's and Bill
> Moran's notes indicate that they were recorded in Koussevitzky's
> office. We have no documentation to confirm that, however. I'm
> curious, how do you know that they were recorded in 1935? The numbers
> fit more comfortably into the spring, 1936 range.
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Can someone provide complete session details for these Roland Hayes recordings?
>> Thanks, Thomas.
>> are these in a RCA matrix series? custom recordings? are there prefixes? .....etc.
>> 1935 BOSTON Symphony Hall
>> Roland Hayes; Piano, Warner Lawsen.
>> 2501 Auch Kleine Dinge (Wolf) RCA Victor unpublished
>> 2502 Trocknet Nicht (Beethoven) RCA Victor unpublished
>> 2503 Hear de Lambs a'Cryin (Afro-American) RCA Victor unpublished
>> ? O Le' Me Shine (Afro-American) RCA Victor unpublished
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