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On 17/04/06, Robert Hodge wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> The special envelope the record came in discloses much information . 
> As usual, the envelope is much more elusive thant he record.
> 
> I have an envelope.

So, what information does it disclose?
 
> Bob Hodge
> 
> Robert Hodge,
> Senior Engineer
> Belfer Audio Archive
> Syracuse University
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> 
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> 
>>>> [log in to unmask] 4/17/2006 6:04 PM >>>
>  I have a copy of the 78 to which Steve Smolian referred, Victor
> 36000. The labels read
> 
>  36000-A -- TWO SYMPHONIC SKETCHES
>                    (a) Nocturne (b) March 
>                     (1st Prize Award)
>                     (Thomas Griselle)
> 
>  36000-B -- SONG OF THE BAYOU
>                    (2nd Prize Award)
>                       (Rube Bloom)
> 
>  The Griselle is credited to the Victor Concert Orchestra, the Bloom
> to the Victor Salon Group (male voices). The conductor of both is
> Nathaniel Shilkret.
> 
>  It's interesting that the label doesn't say what contest these works
> won, but I gather from what Steve wrote that there was accompanying
> publicity (that would be typical of Victor) and perhaps the company
> assumed that purchasers would know.
> 
>  Don Tait
>                     
> 
Regards
-- 
Don Cox
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