Toscanini did record the 7th in 1936 but if it's a copy of that, the date on your disc must refer to the date it was copied or, if it's from a radio station, the program broadcast date.
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On 2013-04-02, at 9:21 PM, Historische Aufnahmen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 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.
> All best,
> Alan Carrier