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No. Asch was. Then Asch/Stinson (thru early 1945)

Steve Smolian

Is  a place that makes hi-alcohol content drinks a "whixskery?"  Or does
that go to a broom factory?





-----Original Message-----
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
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Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 11:24 AM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] "PERIOD MUSIC GUILD" LP label

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]>
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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]]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.
>