> I am a long-time lurker on this site, learning much from all of your
> posts. I have a bit of a mystery I think/hope you all may be able to solve.
> I purchased an acetate at a used record shop. The label says it is an
> "audiodisc recording blank, recorded at 78 rpm - 33 rpm outside in - inside
> Handwritten on the first side " (A portion of) Beethoven Seventh Symphony
> in A Mjor, NY PHilharmonic, Toscanini. 9/26/47" and on the second side,
> "Gayne Suite for Ballet , Katchaturian Saber Dance 10/2/47"
> The Toscanini-attributed side is a large portion of the 2nd movement adn
> it does indeed play inside out at 78 rpm. Someone speaks before the start
> of the Kachaturian but beats me what they say.
> Now I have not been able to locate the NY Philharmonic performance dates,
> so I don't know if this is a broadcast or re-recording of a commercial 78.
> Any ideas where I might find more info?
Many Thanks for all of your many many post which have taught much about
records, recordings, and music.