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Oops - did I say DISCMARC - it's dismarc.org - that should work.

Regards and apologies,

Mike Gray

Steven Smolian wrote:
> Hey, Mike,
>
> Your Discmarc.org doesn't come up.  I get a Discmarc Company.  Maybe they're
> the ones who scratch sealed LPs. Otherwise a Mariah Carey discography with
> lyrics (take that, Heine) and accounting stuff. 
>
> Someday I'll find you...
>
> Steve Smolian
>   
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Michael H. Gray
> Sent: Friday, October 09, 2009 6:54 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Columbia/RCA discography was Mercury 25073
> source/date/performer?
>
> All -
>
> Until a more complete data set is mounted at Stanford University, one can
> consult DISMARC.org for discographic listings of American Columbia and RCA
> Victor (the latter not yet complete, of course) classical 78s, with
> recording dates, matrix numbers and in most cases recording locales. The
> DISMARC site opens with a query screen - simply put in the name, release
> number or matrix number.  Similar data will be found at the CHARM
> discographic web site, though I'm not sure if it's been opened yet.
>
> DISCMARC also includes the majority of Columbia classical LPs, mono and
> stereo + a healthy selection of RCA Classical LPs .... and a whole lot more
> 78s and classical LP data, practically all, if the data still existed, with
> recording dates and session locations.  All of the above referenced are
> works-in-progress (discography is a never-ending quest) so please be
> understanding if the record you're looking for isn't there yet.
>
> Please contact off-line for more information.
>
> Regards,
>
> Mike Gray
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Friday, October 9, 2009 1:02 am
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Columbia/RCA discography    was  Mercury 25073
> source/date/performer?
>
>   
>> there is a Columbia Masterworks discography in process
>> http://discography.gramophile.com/
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>> [[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Michel RUPPLI
>> Sent: Friday, October 09, 2009 12:43 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury 25073 source/date/performer?
>>
>>
>> I am interested in those listings, particularly for the years
>> 1938-1950 (Columbia) and 1942-1950 (RCA).
>> I don't know whether something has been done on those.
>> Michel
>> ------
>> Le 9 oct. 09 à 06:10, Roger Kulp a écrit :
>>
>>     
>>> What if you would like,as I would,to have a complete listing of
>>> every RCA (Victor) and Columbia classical 78 issued between 1925
>>> and 1950 ?
>>>                                           Roger
>>>
>>>
>>> --- On Thu, 10/8/09, Steven C. Barr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>> From: Steven C. Barr <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury 25073   source/date/performer?
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Date: Thursday, October 8, 2009, 8:45 PM
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Stern"
>>> <[log in to unmask]>
>>>       
>>>>   Our messages crossed -  Thanks for this information!
>>>>   I wonder if anyone at Greenwood is thinking about making the
>>>> Discography
>>>> series available
>>>> on CD-ROM?  I, like many older collectors no longer can afford the
>>>> price of
>>>> the print editions
>>>> of discographies.  The production costs for ROM are significantly
>>>> lower, and
>>>> would make the work
>>>> available, if the cost savings are passed on.  If search
>>>> capabilities are
>>>> included, the ROM
>>>> format is significantly better for searching.
>>>>   Of course, I'd like to see a freely available online national
>>>> discography
>>>> with everything,
>>>> but until that happens it is nice to see resources like 
>>>>         
>> 78discography>> growing.
>>     
>>> Actually (as I discovered almost 25 years ago!) to issue 
>>>       
>> discographic> compilations of 78-related data is to put it into a 
>> standard database
>>     
>>> format! dBASE used to work wondefully well in this respect; the
>>> data in a .dbf file is still in human-readable form.
>>>
>>> I entered the RR Perfect listing, as well as much of their compiled
>>> listings of Plaza/ARC files; once I had it in dBASE format, I could
>>> search, sort and index it as I saw fit!
>>>
>>> Note that Ty S. has converted the "Abrams Files" into an extensive
>>> set of web-accessible files...creating a VERY useful data source.
>>> Perhaps our next step should be for all of us who own 78's to
>>> use their records to correct/augment Ty's files?!
>>>
>>> Steven C. Barr
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>       
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