I seem to recall the Colonne records appeared first as cylinders. Have you a dare they first were released?
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Beethoven First Recordings of Each of His Works
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Le 13/11/2017 à 21:29, Frank Forman a écrit :
> I am planning an annotated listing of the first recordings of
> Beethoven's works. I am pouring over the usual suspects, such as
> Arnold, GSE, Voices of the Past, Moses, Creighton, WERM, Bauer, Hurst,
> Myers, and gobs of company catalogs.
> The acoustic vocals will be the hardest part.
> What is "The Brain Spinning Swains," sung by Susan Strong, 1908?
> "The Cottage Maid" and "Faithful Johnnie," sung by Julia Culp?
> Which version of "In Questo tomba oscuro" did Chaliapin likely record?
> "Delizia" sung by Battistini, 1912?
> Did any of Schnabel's Hupfeld ROLLS precede records?
> Any music boxes of the first movement of the MoonShine?
> More later.
> Then there is whole post-WERM, or post-Myers, or just post-Schwann.
> Check this out: Beethoven: The first recording, 1889
> Has anyone undetaken this effort already?
> Frank Forman, author of _Acoustic Chamber Music Sets_ and (with the
> late Kenzo Amoh), _Evegny Mravinsky Discography_, both in the ARSC
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