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Date sent:              Thu, 11 Sep 2003 19:06:55 -0400 (EDT)
From:                   David Williams <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject:                Re: [ARSCLIST] Mystery Recordings-- Comedian Harmonists

I have a 3-CD collection of the Commedian Harmonists.

on CD # 2 (929-2121-2) (Die Grosseten Erfolge. Folge 2)  cut 4 is the
Musketier-Marsch  that George refers to.  It's part of the same piece.

CD set info: Comedian Harmonists: Mein Kleiner Gruner Kaktus Best- Nr 5546
9292120-2, 9292121-2, 9292122-2

Copyright 1998: Selected Sound Carrier
Distributed by SSC Selected Sound Carrier AG, Riedstr 1, 6343 Rotkreuz,

That's all the info I can find on the CD and boxes

Best regards

David Williams
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On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, George Brock-Nannestad wrote:

> From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad
> Dismuke has provided all the information he had, and I have listened to the
> real-audio bits. I am writing this to the whole community, because I think
> that identification is a community matter. I note that the first inquiry in
> this respect was filed on 22 December 2002.
> The only one that I can presently provide a reasonable guess at is
> Old Ironsides
> The sound is like Comedian Harmonists about 1930, and the refrain in German
> is "three musqueteers, three cavaliers", and it is in march tempo. Now their
> discography shows:
> Musketiermarsch, recorded 11 November 1929 and issued on Electrola EG1647.
> Alas, my collection of their Electrolas only starts at EG1685 (I have some
> Odeons, though), and the discography does not provide composer, etc.
> I am absolutely certain that they have been reissued on CD. Hence this
> additional information would enable you to dig further and also to get to
> the complete recording.
> Kind regards,
> George
> -------------------------------------------------
>  The only information the notes that
> > accompany the tapes provide is song titles.  Information about artist,
> > record label and catalog number is, unfortunately, completely absent. One
> > of the reasons we are wanting to identify this information is so that we
> > can hopefully locate and purchase replacement copies.
> >
> > I have placed Real Audio sound files of all of the recordings that we are
> > seeking information on at:    Does anyone
> > here recognize any of these recordings?  If you have a large record
> > collection, I would very much appreciate it if you would give them a
> > listen and see if they match up to any of the versions that you might have
> > in your collection.
> >
> > If you do have information about the recordings, my email address is
> > [log in to unmask]
> >
> > Thanks.

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