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And a wonderful record of various Czech pianists playiung Smetana Polkas. 
Can't find it right now to give #.

And 10030.  Dvorak. 8  Waltzes, op. 54 (Jeremias, Czech SO)

And 10039. Mozart. Serenade K. 388/Brahms. Serenade 2. Rosbaud, Bavarian 
Radio O

And  10043.  Dvorak. Piano 5tet, op. 81. Jan Herman & Ondricek 4tet

And the bunch of Albeneri Trio records with Itor Kahn as pianist.

And plenty more in the 10" 15,000 series.


Steve Smolian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 7:26 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury MG10000 series listing or discography


> The first couple of DM 78 albums, and a couple of singles, appeared on 
> Keynote before going over to Mercury, but it may be that Mercury owned the 
> Keynote label by that time and was continuing to use the name. I have the 
> Dunbarton Oaks Concerto first issue on Keynote. Didn't I read that one 
> reason Mercury acquired Keynote was to get their new pressing plant?
>
> Vocals on Mercury from Czechoslovakia: Erna Sack (lots), Cantor Sholom 
> Katz (possibly only one twelve-inch disc)..no others come to mind at the 
> moment. (Note, these are 78s.)
>
> Classical Czech stuff: the Shostakovich Trio Op. 67 with Oistrakh, Sadlo 
> and Shostakovich (which unfortunately wows in all American 
> transfers)..issued on 78 and 33.
>
> dl
>
> Tom Fine wrote:
>> Hi Mike:
>>
>> These all I have, including studio and mic info when it was entered in 
>> the logs. What I don't have is:
>>
>> * the pre April, 1950 sessions in the US. That would include the Mitch 
>> Miller oboe chamber music sessions and some earlier quartet stuff, if I 
>> recall correctly it was Fine Arts and another quartet.
>>
>> * the German Telefunken recordings. I think there were both symphonic and 
>> small-ensemble material. I do not know if there was vocal material.
>>
>> * the Czech-original material, which may encompass only the Shostakovich 
>> and Oistrakh 1946 records previously mentioned.
>>
>> The pre April 1950 original recordings were definitely Mercury through 
>> and through. I think the German and Czech material was originally 
>> licensed by Keynote before it was taken over by Mercury. So the exact 
>> details of this material may not show up in any Mercury discographies.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael H. Gray" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 1:30 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury MG10000 series listing or discography
>>
>>
>>> Here are some data from David Hall's Merc. chronology - US sessions 
>>> only, alas:
>>>
>>> Number Label Date Initial Date Full Composer Work Artists Ensemble 
>>> Conductor1
>>> 10065 Mercury 4/17/1950 1950 April 17 - 18
>>>
>>> Fine Arts Quartet 10061 Mercury 6/27/1950 1950 June 17 - 29
>>>
>>> Fine Arts Quartet 10062 Mercury 6/27/1950 1950 June 17 - 29
>>> Abram Chasins, Constance Keene, piano
>>> 15032 Mercury 8/14/1950 1950 August 14 - 15
>>> Abram Chasins, Constance Keene, piano
>>> 10070 Mercury 8/14/1950 1950 August 14 - 15
>>> Ernest White, organ
>>> 10089 Mercury 11/28/1950 1950 November 28 - 29 & December 26 - 27
>>>
>>> Albeneri Trio 10090 Mercury 11/28/1950 1950 November 28 - 29 & December 
>>> 26 - 27
>>>
>>> Albeneri Trio 10088 Mercury 12/28/1950 1950 December 28
>>>
>>> Louisville Orchestra 10104 Mercury 5/25/1951 1951 May 25 - 29 SCHUBERT 
>>> String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D887, op. 161 Fine Arts Quartet 10105 
>>> Mercury 5/25/1951 1951 May 25 - 29 SCHUBERT String Quartet No. 12 in C 
>>> minor, D703 'Quartettsatz' Fine Arts Quartet 10107 Mercury 6/4/1951 1951 
>>> June 4 - 5
>>>
>>> Albeneri Trio 10106 Mercury 6/4/1951 1951 June 4 - 5
>>>
>>> Albeneri Trio 10108 Mercury 6/13/1951 1951 June 13 - 15
>>>
>>> Roth String Quartet 10109 Mercury 6/13/1951 1951 June 13 - 15
>>>
>>> Roth String Quartet 10110 Mercury 6/13/1951 1951 June 13 - 15
>>>
>>> Roth String Quartet 10113 Mercury 6/30/1951 1951 June 30 - July 2
>>> Constance Keene, piano
>>> 10133 Mercury 6/14/1952 1952 June 14 - 17
>>>
>>> Roth String Quartet 10134 Mercury 6/14/1952 1952 June 14 - 17
>>>
>>> Roth String Quartet 10138 Mercury 9/27/1952 1952 September 27 - 29
>>> Constance Keene, piano
>>>
>>
>>
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