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ASCH, I think, was his first; DISC was essentially the same as ASCH, just a
different name, and later.

UD
Lebanon, OH


On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 11:23 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Was DISC records the first imprint from Moe Asch?
>
> I love the term "diskery." We should bring that term back into common
> usage!
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Stern" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 9:42 AM
>
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] "PERIOD MUSIC GUILD" LP label
>
>
>  Thank you Steve and Uncle Dave!
>>
>> Can someone pinpoint the release dates - I have not found reviews or
>> release notices
>> in the few sources to which I have access.  Perhaps SCHWANN would have
>> information, or if
>> you know of other issues of these recordings on PERIOD and know those
>> issue dates, that would give
>> an upper limit to the issue date on PMG.
>>
>> BILLBOARD Dec 3, 1949 noted the start of Period:
>> PERIOD RECORDS Bows With Exclusive LP Policy
>>  A new diskery devoted exclusively to long-playing records has
>> set up its stand in New York.  Period Records, with Frank Stevens
>> as general manager, will specialize in longhair works, beginning with
>> the release of Charles Ives' "String Quartet No.2," played by the
>> Walden String Quartet, of Cornell University.  The next release will
>> be the abridged version of Tschaikowsky's opera "Eugen Onegin."
>> The latter disking was formerly issued on shellac by DISC Records.
>> Phoenix is the metropolitan distrib.
>>
>>
>> Online library catalogs list 1955? or 195? - I suspect they may have been
>> earlier, as 10-inch albums faded.
>>
>> I've found listings of the following 3 PMG albums.
>>
>> PERIOD MUSIC GUILD PMG-2001                                     10" LP
>>  1955?
>> Program notes by B. Lebow on container.
>>
>> CORELLI: Concerto grosso no.8 (Christmas concerto)
>> Vienna Chamber Orchestra; Anton Heiller, conductor.
>>
>> also in PERIOD SPL 301 Showcase
>>        PERIOD SPL 540 Corelli/Vivaldi
>>
>>
>>
>> PERIOD MUSIC GUILD PMG-2002                                     10" LP
>> 1950?
>> "Exclusive edition"
>> notes by B. Lebow on container.
>>
>> CHOPIN: Concerto no.1 in E minor, op. 11
>> Branka Musulin, piano;
>> Sueddeutsches Rundfunk Symphonie Orchester; Hans Muller-Kray, conductor.
>>
>>
>>
>> PERIOD MUSIC GUILD PMG 2003                                     10" LP
>> 195- ?
>> Program notes in English on container.
>>
>> PROKOFIEFF: Overture on Hebrew themes, op. 34
>>  Paris Chamber Orchestra
>> SCHUBERT: Quartetsatz in C minor
>>  Barchet String Quartet.
>>
>>
>> ANY OTHERS ???
>> THANKS!
>> Best wishes, Thomas.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]**GOV <[log in to unmask]>]On
>> Behalf Of Steve Smolian
>> Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2013 11:08 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] "PERIOD MUSIC GUILD" LP label
>>
>>
>> Period Music Guild was a Period mail order operation- however brief.  The
>> others are unconnected to it.
>>
>> Steve Smolian
>>
>> -----Original Message----- From: Thomas Stern
>> Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2013 8:24 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] "PERIOD MUSIC GUILD" LP label
>>
>> Just noticed a couple of 10" LP releases on the PERIOD MUSIC GUILD label
>> (PMG 2001, PMG 2003)
>> Trade mark as for PERIOD RECORDS.
>>
>> There is also a MUSIC GUILD label, later issues from ABC records.
>>
>> Is there any connection between the two labels (e.g. did Music Guild
>> spin-off from Period, or ...) ???
>>
>> How long did the PERIOD series last ????  Did Period evolve from Period
>> Music Guild ????
>>
>> Any information appreciated!
>>
>> Thanks,  Thomas.
>>
>>