The Snader Transcriptions Rollini made are among his last recordings,
though he did make some regular records with this trio. They were very
good; the tune "The Girl with the Light Blue Hair" is a Raymond Scott
based on "La Cinquintaine" by Jan Gabriel-Marie (1852-1928).
Uncle Dave Lewis
On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 12:13 AM, Roger Kulp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The video you link to,is the most modern sounding thing I ever hea
> The video you link to,is the most modern sounding thing I ever heard from
> Rollini.Could almost pass for early Red Norvo.I am more familiar with his
> Decca sides."Bill" in the video list,being an obvious example.
> From: David Lewis <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2012 9:35 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Snader Telescriptions
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 11:35 AM, David Lewis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Snader Telescriptions was around earlier, at least from 1948. They shot
> > some subjects with Adrian Rollini that year:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdNzCNQmGG0
> > I was good friends with Korla Pandit, who made at least 16 Telescriptions
> > for Snader in 1950. These were shot in Los Angeles at KTLA in the off
> > There are two KP selections on the Camay "Nocturne" compilation that are
> > identical to releases on the Vita label, except that the Vitas have no
> > reverb and sound much, much better than the Camay LP. Possibly they have
> > common source in Snader Telescriptions, though I would say that the
> > Vitas sound better than the Telescription audio and I always thought them
> > seperate entities.
> > I always got the impression from Korla that Snader was a Los Angeles
> > outfit.
> > Uncle Dave Lewis
> > Lebanon, OH
> > On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Jack Theakston <
> [log in to unmask]
> > > wrote:
> >> Pathe now owns most of the rights, too (some are PD because they don't
> >> have any notice).
> >> They were 3-5 minute fillers for TV that were shot in the early '50s.
> >> Snader was the first one to utilize the three-camera 35mm film set-up
> >> live-to-film television productions.
> >> What is the performer you're looking for?
> >> J. Theakston
> >> ________________________________
> >> From: Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]>
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> Sent: Friday, August 24, 2012 8:34 PM
> >> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Snader Telescriptions
> >> Does anyone know much about the SNADER TELESCRIPTIONS, their operation,
> >> acquisition of talent, and their studios/venues ???
> >> I interviewed a performer who recorded 4 songs for SNADER about 1952.
> >> Her recollection does NOT include the SNADER
> >> company, but remembers the recordings and believes that they were filmed
> >> in a studio somewhere in the mid-west, possibly IOWA, log
> >> cabin, some Amish connection. All very vague.
> >> Based on web sources, the films are offered by a number of companies -
> >> negatives owned by The PATHE collection,
> >> distributed through HISTORIC FILMS. Copies also from MacDonald &
> >> Associates. Prices are high for commercial use.
> >> Does anyone know an inexpensive source for these films???
> >> The sound portion of some were issued by CAMAY Records (one of the "99
> >> cent" labels) in the 1960/70s??
> >> Any information or further contacts much appreciated! Thanks!
> >> Best wishes, Thomas.