Henry Schuman - Harry Shulman
I met both of them. Both were oboists. Not the same.
Discogs has this <http://www.discogs.com/artist/692529-Henry-Schuman> for
Schuman which does not include the recording in question. The NYPL catalog
has a few recordings that include him
again, not the Mozart Serenade recorded by Hancock. I doubt that it ever
saw the light of day other than as a one-off or test pressing.
Just for the record - the recording that I thought might have him on it
turns out to be on the EMS Recordings label and was recorded by Robert E.
Blake on Dec. 30, 1949 and definitely does not have Henry (or Harry) on it.
The pieces were not by Mozart, but Beethoven (Octet for winds, op. 103 and
his Rondino, Grove 146). The oboists, also for the record, were Bruno
Labate and Jerry Roth. Labate was with the NY Phil, but was freelancing as
a member of the Little Orchestra Society on this LP conducted by Thomas
Scherman (also not Schuman or Shulman).
Sorry I have no more useful information on Ben's original question.
On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 6:06 PM, John Haley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Isn't that the same guy?
> John Haley
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 9:40 PM, Peter Hirsch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I have a recording of wind octets recorded in the early sixties by NYC
> > freelancers that may include Schuman. I am not sure who the composer of
> > the works was. I will take a look at when I am back home sometime
> > Confusing matters somewhat, at least as far as my dim memory is
> > concerned, is that there was also an oboist, also in NY, named Harry
> > Shulman who did a fair amount of recording on obscure labels around the
> > same time.
> > Peter Hirsch
> > On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 8:51 AM, James Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > Good morning everyone
> > >
> > > I found an LP with a hand-written label and the record company is not
> > > there.
> > > Perhaps one or two or three of you folks can tell me.
> > >
> > > The title is Mozart: Serenade in C minor for wind octet.
> > > The conductor is Henry Schuman.
> > > The scratched writing just outside the label says DBH [this I know to
> > > the late David B. Hancock, sound engineer of NYC).
> > > The catalogue number is DC562.
> > >
> > > Can anyone tell me what label that should be?
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > > Ben Roth
> > > https://rsa.fau.edu/
> > >