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Hi Marie:

This is interesting but different from "Spoken English and Broken English."

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marie OConnell" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 10:33 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] George Bernard Shaw recording


> We have this in our archive on a 16 inch disc with a National
> Broadcasting Service label on it -
> D SERIES - Talk by Bernard Shaw. In this recording, Irish playwright,
> George Bernard Shaw, gives a talk on his distaste for World War Two and
> its catastrophic effect on the psyche of society. He discusses the waste
> of life, the process of rebuilding, and ponders the future of conflict
> and civilisation.
> 
> order disc file details
> 1 D931a sa-d-00931-s01-pm "Talk by Bernard Shaw"
> Part 1
> 2 D931b sa-d-00931-s02-pm "Talk by Bernard Shaw"
> Part 3
> 
> * Part 2 of this recording is not in the archive.
> 
> Cheers
> Marie
> 
> Marie O'Connell
> Analogue Tape Preservation Archivist
> Sound Archives/Nga Taonga Korero
> PO Box 1531
> Radio New Zealand House
> Level 1, 51 Chester Street West
> Christchurch
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> www.soundarchives.co.nz 
> 
>>>> [log in to unmask] 30/01/2008 4:13 p.m. >>>
> BBC Enterprises put out some of his talks on an album called "Some Of
> His 
> Talks", and Heritage (which evolved from either Audio Rarities or Audio
> 
> Archives) had a ten-inch LP of a 1937 short wave broadcast, but I don't
> think 
> the Linguaphone set has ever been reissued, except for a minute or so
> on a 
> National Vocarium 78. I could be wrong.
> 
> That Linguaphone set isn't that rare..I own a copy and I've seen it on
> auction 
> several times.
> 
> dl
> 
> Steven Smolian wrote:
>> On LP on Audio Rarities, I think.  There was other material spoken by
> 
>> him on LP as well, on BBC, etc.
>> 
>> Steve Smolian
>> 
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine"
> <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 9:15 PM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] George Bernard Shaw recording
>> 
>> 
>>> Hopefully someone follows the fate of spoken-word recordings ...
>>>
>>> George Bernard Shaw made a 2-disk 78 set in 1927 as part of the 
>>> Linguaphone series called "Spoken English and Broken English."  Kurt
> 
>>> Nauck had a copy up for auction:
>>> http://www.78rpm.com/images/auction/4172_BShawLinguiphon.gif
>>> as part of this lot:
>>> http://www.78rpm.com/auction/highs.htm 
>>>
>>> Was this album ever released in a modern format, either an LP or
> CD?
>>>
>>> -- Tom Fine 
>> 
>> 
>