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Re: Decca PARNASSUS series LPs

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Michael Biel <[log in to unmask]>

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Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>

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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:22:53 -0700

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 I have almost all of the Decca Parnassas LPs.  They were never in a box
set.  There is a possibility that there might be pressings with
Listening Laboratory labels because they were able to get repressings of
some of the Decca Drama LPs when they were cut out but LL was still
selling.  What was the question about?  If it was whether the Robert
Frost recordings were reissues of the NCTE recordings, the Decca
discography might show that but I don't have that volume.  And I don't
have the NCTE recordings to compare with.

Mike Biel  [log in to unmask]
 ----- Original Message ----- 
 From: "Roger Kulp" <[log in to unmask]>
 To: <[log in to unmask]>
 Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2014 11:44 AM
 Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Decca PARNASSUS series LPs
 
 
 > The NATIONAL COUNCIL of TEACHERS OF ENGLISH records are different
recordings from the Caedmon.I 
 > saw some years ago at a thrift store.Can't recall if they are on RCA
or are custom pressings.There 
 > was a set of them.
 >
 > Roger
 >
 >> Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2014 22:00:39 -0500
 >> From: [log in to unmask]
 >> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Decca PARNASSUS series LPs
 >> To: [log in to unmask]
 >>
 >> as far as I know, CAEDMON made their own recordings (see Robert
Frost issues below), not reissues 
 >> of Decca.
 >> They did reissue EDNA ST.VINCENT MILLAY reading her works from RCA
78rpm album.
 >>
 >> Best wishes, Thomas.
 >>
 >> Robert Frost 78's
 >> B 17542 D--B 17547 D Erpi Picture Corp.
 >> Description : 3 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
 >> Series : Contemporary poets ; 9-14
 >> Contents : [Record 1] The runaway -- The road not taken -- Neither
out far nor in deep -- Two 
 >> tramps in mud time -- [Record 2]
 >> The death of the hired man, pts. 1-2 -- [Record 3] The death of the
hired man, pt. 3 -- The tuft 
 >> of flowers -- A peck of gold --
 >> Fire and ice.
 >> Notes : Produced by the National Council of Teachers of English.
 >>
 >>
 >> Robert Frost; National Council of Teachers of English.
E1-CB-1011--E1-CB-1022 1949
 >> Notes: "From The Complete Poems of Robert Frost"
 >> Description: 6 sound discs : 78 rpm ; 10 in.
 >> Contents: Birches --
 >> Dust of snow --
 >> Two tramps in mud time --
 >> Neither out far nor in deep --
 >> Mending wall --
 >> The runaway --
 >> The road not taken --
 >> A peck of gold --
 >> The death of the hired man (I & II) --
 >> The death of the hired man (III) --
 >> The onset --
 >> Stopping by woods on a snowy evening --
 >> Tree at my window --
 >> One step backward --
 >> Desert places --
 >> Fire and ice --
 >> The pasture --
 >> Mowing --
 >> After apple picking --
 >> The white-tailed hornet --
 >> Reluctance --
 >> The wood pile --
 >> The peaceful shepherd --
 >> A tuft of flowers --
 >> Nothing gold can stay.
 >>
 >>
 >>
 >>
 >> Frost LP's include:
 >>
 >> LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PL 6 Recorded in 1948
 >> The Witch of Coos
 >> The Mountain
 >> Come In
 >> Mowing
 >> The Pasture
 >> Reluctance
 >> Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
 >> The Most of It
 >> An Old Man’s Winter Night
 >> Provide, Provide
 >> The Runaway
 >> Acquainted with the Night
 >> Choose Something Like a Star
 >> A Drumlin Woodchuck
 >> Why Wait for Science
 >> Departmental
 >> A Considerable Speck
 >> One Step Backward Taken
 >> On Looking Up by Chance at the Constellation
 >> A Soldier
 >> The Gift Outright
 >> Directive
 >>
 >>
 >> NATIONAL COUNCIL of TEACHERS OF ENGLISH E1-LCB-1941-1944 2x10" LP
circa 1952
 >> From the Complete poems of Robert Frost.
 >> "Recorded and processed on vinylite by RCA Victor ; produced and
distributed by the National 
 >> Council of Teachers of English."
 >> Record 1. Birches ; Reluctance ; The woodpile ; The runaway ; The
road not taken ; A peck of gold 
 >> ; Stopping by woods on a snowy
 >> evening ; The death of the hired man ; The onset --
 >> Record 2. Mending wall ; Neither far out nor in deep ; Two tramps in
mud time ; Tree at my window 
 >> ; One step backward ; Desert
 >> places ; Fire and ice ; Dust of snow ; The pasture ; Mowing ; After
apple picking. The 
 >> white-tailed hornet ; The peaceful shepherd
 >> ; A tuft of flowers ; Nothing gold can stay.
 >>
 >> Caedmon TC 1060 Robert Frost reading a selection of his own poetry
1956
 >> Recorded May 21, 1956 in the author's home, Cambridge, Mass.
 >> The Road Not Taken
 >> The Pasture
 >> Mowing
 >> Birches
 >> After Apple-Picking
 >> The Tuft Of Flowers
 >> My November Guest
 >> Acquainted With The Night
 >> Tree At My Window
 >> West-Running Brook
 >> Death Of A Hired Man
 >> The witch of Coos
 >> Mending Wall
 >> One More Brevity
 >> Departmental
 >> A Considerable Speck
 >> Why Wait For Science
 >> Etherealizing
 >> Provide, Provide
 >> One Step Backward Taken
 >> Choose Something Like A Star
 >> Happiness Makes Up In Height
 >> Reluctance
 >>
 >> Caedmon TC 1523 92nd Street Y in New York City, 1950, 1951, 1952.
 >> An old man's winter night
 >> The oven bird
 >> Fire and ice
 >> The aim was song
 >> The runaway
 >> Stopping by woods on a snowy evening
 >> The need of being versed in country things
 >> Spring pools
 >> Once by the Pacific
 >> A soldier
 >> On looking up by chance at the constellations
 >> Two tramps in mud time
 >> A drumlin woodchuck
 >> Desert places
 >> Not quite social
 >> The hardship of accounting
 >> Come in
 >> The gift outright
 >> It is almost the year two thousand
 >> The secret sits
 >> A case for Jefferson
 >> A cabin in the clearing
 >> Closed for good
 >> America is hard to see
 >> Does no one at all ever feel this way in the least?
 >> A masque of reason.
 >>
 >>
 >> Decca DL 9033 "Robert Frost Reads The Poems of Robert Frost"
 >> "Mending Wall",
 >> "The Runaway",
 >> "The Woodchuck",
 >> "Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening",
 >> "Provide, Provide",
 >> "Birches",
 >> "The Death of the Hired Man",
 >> "Choose Something Like a Star",
 >> "Once By the Pacific",
 >> "The Gift Outright",
 >> "One Step Backward Taken",
 >> "Departmental",
 >> "Two Tramps In Mudtime",
 >> "A Lone Striker",
 >> "A Considerable Speck", "Come In",
 >> "Spring Pools",
 >> "Closed for Good",
 >> "A Soldier",
 >> "Happiness Makes Up in Height",
 >> "It is Almost the Year 2000", "Fire and Ice", and
 >> "Why Wait for Science".
 >>
 >>
 >> DECCA DL 9127/CARILLON Records YP 320 Robert Frost Yale Series Of
Recorded Poets
 >> This recording was made in the Pierson College lounge at Yale
University on May 19, 1961 before 
 >> an audience of about two hundred
 >> students and faculty.
 >> Side 1
 >> Spring Pools
 >> A Young Birch
 >> The Sound Of Trees
 >> The Oven Bird
 >> The Onset
 >> Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
 >> An Old Man's Winter Night
 >> Desert Places
 >> The Need Of Being Versed In Country Things
 >> The Line-Gang
 >> A Roadside Stand
 >> The Silken Tent
 >>
 >> Side 2
 >> Never Again Would Birds' Song Be The Same
 >> Design
 >> The Wood-Pile
 >> The Star-Splitter
 >> Neither Out Far Or In Deep
 >> The Most Of It
 >> Triple Bronze
 >> The Courage To Be New
 >> No Holy Wars For Them
 >> The Gift Outright
 >> Couplets: The Secret Sits; Forgive, Oh Lord
 >> My Objection To Being Stepped On
 >> Away!
 >>
 >>
 >>
 >>
 >> -----Original Message-----
 >> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
 >> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Tom Fine
 >> Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2014 6:50 PM
 >> To: [log in to unmask]
 >> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Decca PARNASSUS series LPs
 >>
 >>
 >> Were these Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg records different from the
records both men made for
 >> Caedmon or was one a reissue of the other?
 >>
 >> Mike Biel? What say you?
 >>
 >> ----- Original Message -----
 >> From: "Thomas Stern" <[log in to unmask]>
 >> To: <[log in to unmask]>
 >> Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2014 6:16 PM
 >> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Decca PARNASSUS series LPs
 >>
 >>
 >> > Other than the 8 albums listed below,
 >> > were there any others in DECCA Records' PARNASSUS "A Treasury of
Spoken Word" series ??
 >> >
 >> > Were these albums ever issued in a boxed set ??
 >> >
 >> > Were any reissued on MCA LP's, or on any label CD's ??
 >> >
 >> > Thanks!
 >> > Best wishes, Thomas.
 >> >
 >> >
 >> > DECCA DL 9033 Robert Frost reads the poems of Robert Frost LP 1957
 >> > DECCA DL 9039 Carl Sandburg reads the poems of Carl Sandburg LP
1957
 >> > Decca DL 9040 Famous poems that tell great stories
 >> > DECCA DL 9041 William Shakespeare: immortal scenes and sonnets
 >> > DECCA DL 9042 The Fun Makers: An evening with the Humorists
 >> > DECCA DL 9043 THE HEART SPEAKS Lyrics of love
 >> > Decca DL-9044 The Heroic Soul: Poems of Patriotism
 >> > DECCA DL 9045 Words to live by: prayers and inspiration
 >> >
 >> >
 >
 >
 >

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