Well I think if there had never been a Mr. Prince, (I've momentarily forgotten his first name, Charles? George?), Columbia records probably would have been out of business before the end of the acoustic era.
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On 2012-11-28, at 2:49 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks Mike. Do you (or anyone else on-list) know what was, in fact, the most-recorded conductor? As I wrote before, Dorati and Karajan come to mind, but maybe some obscure guy laboring for budget-priced classics did more? Maybe Kostelonitz (sp?)?
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>> Hype on both counts - Gene made violin records in the late 20s, though not so far as I know acoustic ones. After he got hooked up with Arthur Judson and became a conductor, he wanted everyone to forget he ever made them.