This may be of interest to some...
Just wanted to let members know that the 4th edition of the Discographer Magazine is available to download - February 2014- from the 78rpm Collectors' Community - http://www.78rpmcommunity.com
The magazine is the newsletter of the 78rpm Community - a social network for collectors of 78s. Put together with contributions from members - the magazine just keeps getting bigger and bigger.
Hard copies will be available soon for a small fee to cover printing.
This edition is 105 pages and can be downloaded, emailed and read on-line at: http://www.78rpmcommunity.com/documents/1/64/78rpm-collectors-newsletter-the-discographer-february-2014
(Download link - right hand side of web page)
This edition includes the following articles/discographies written specifically for the magazine:
The Virtuoso String Quartet - Article and Discography (written by Bryan Bishop)
The London Piano Accordion Band - Article and Discography (written by Doug Hamilton)
First recordings of the St. Louis Symphony - Article and Discography (written by Bill Anderson)
English 78rpms by Record Number (and)
Nat Shilkret - Victor Orchestra - 1926-1931 - Discography
If any member here is interested in having their work featured in future editions (articles, discographies, reviews, sell and buy lists, events, bios on performers etc...), please send email to
[log in to unmask] We are eager to make this magazine a permanent thing. Contributions from others will ensure survival...
Next edition is due out in April 2014 and will include:
- Collecting 78rpms - A Personal Journey - Jonathan Holmes
- A Strange British Pathé - Wes Williams
- The ‘Missing’ U.S. Columbia Masterworks Sets - Sam Hopper
- Jack Hylton and His Orchestra - His early HMV Recordings - Nathan Davis
- British Labels: The Gramophone Company (HMV) 1898-1925 - Wes Williams
Also, for reference, earlier editions are still available on-line: