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On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 9:10 PM, Roger Kulp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That is the first I have heard of such a book.If anybody has a copy they
> would be willing to sell me I would be very interested in getting one.A
> search on carol oja "american music composers" comes up dry,and a search on
> carol oja "american music" gives me a lot of references to this book
> probably not the same book.
> From: David Lewis <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Monday, December 26, 2011 9:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Karl Krueger - Music in America
> I beg to differ to Roger. In 1982, Carol Oja edited a comprehensive volume
> containing just about all of them to that time called, "American music
> recordings: a discography of 20th century U.S. composers" that was
> published by Brooklyn College. It listed most to all of the little labels
> of the 50s-early 60s like Spa, SPAMH, ARS and beyond. It was Carol's first
> book, and she has written several other great ones since, but also has gone
> into a different direction from discography.
> I've obtained verbal permission from Carol to update this work a few years
> ago. Its format, based on catalog card entries, is a little unwieldy and it
> does not include non-commercial recordings, and we have a lot of
> information available now in regard to that area which wasn't so in 1982.
> Also it is organized in a composer based hierarchy which is not as useful
> as a hierarchy that can be visited from multiple angles, i.e. labels, works
> as a separate entity from the composers, genres, historical periods etc. My
> feeling is that the document would be more useful and cost effective to do
> as an online database rather than as another book; Carol's book -- good as
> it was -- was already outdated very shortly after it was printed, and that
> may be why it hasn't been used or even noticed very often.
> This could be something that ARSC could undertake as a project, and the
> question has gone out as to how to use the ARSC site more purposefully and
> effectively. I thought about suggesting it before, but I have an awful lot
> on my plate at present. Nevertheless I would be happy to entertain
> suggestions as to how -- or whether -- to go forward with such an idea.
> David "Uncle Dave" Lewis
> Lebanon, OH
> On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Roger Kulp <[log in to unmask]>
> > There are a lot of those labels from the 50s,60s,and 70s,of new American
> > composers.I discover new ones all the time.Most are so small nobody
> > bothered to compile such a list.
> > I only have one of Krueger's RCA Victor records,and am not sure what all
> > of them are.
> > Roger
> > ________________________________
> > From: Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Sent: Friday, December 23, 2011 6:39 PM
> > Subject: [ARSCLIST] Karl Krueger - Music in America
> > Krueger made a number of recordings with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
> > RCA in the 1940's.
> > In the 1960's he formed a label to record music of American composers.
> > IS there a complete listing of the (Lp) recordings issued by Karl
> > THE SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL HERITAGE - Music
> > In America label?
> > A number of these recordings have been reissued by the LIBRARY OF
> > in their
> > OUR MUSICAL PAST series of CD's
> > Are there any releases in this (OMP) series above 107 ???
> > Additionally, BRIDGE RECORDS issued a 3-CD box, and 3 single CD's of
> > KRUEGER's recordings.
> > Were these reissues of the Library of Congress series, or additions to
> > THANKS!
> > Happy Hanukah/Christmas/New Year! Thomas.