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Doubleday launched it's record label c1954, focussing on sophisticated
cabaret entertainment. They did not survive into the stereo era.

DDR


On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Russell,
>   I've seen reference to this BABAR recording. Offered on an
> opera website as a CD (I assume CD-R) or mp3 download.  They state
> " Poulenc's 'Babar, the little elephant', narrated by Noel Coward with the
> composer at the piano. It was issued by
> a small British label in 1959."
> Other source indicate Coward recorded this with Poulenc, but do not give
> any details.
>
> Does anyone have the COWARD BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY - perhaps they have
> label/catalog info ?????
>
> If it is "Dolphin", probably not the same company which issued the musical
> theater recordings.
>
> Anyone know if the subject DOLPHIN label was part of DOUBLEDAY BOOKS?
> A number of their cabaret albums were reissued by DRG Records.
> Don't know if DRG is still in business, perhaps they know the history....
>
> Best wishes, Thomas.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Russell Miller
> Sent: Monday, October 14, 2013 1:48 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Dolphin records (LP, New York, theatrical)
>
>
> Was Dolphin the label that had Story of Babar, read by Noel Coward with
> Poulenc at the piano? (Not that I've ever encountered that record.)
>
> Russell
>
>
>
> On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 6:47 PM, Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Any additions, corrections to list below ???
> > Thanks, Thomas.
> >
> >
> > 1  Cyril Ritchard                      odd songs & a poem       Stuart
> > Ross, piano
> > 2  Nancy Walker                        I Can Cook Too           David
> > Baker, piano
> > 3  Elaine Stritch                      Stritch
> >  orchestra/Deane Kincaide
> > 4  Portia Nelson                       Autumn Leaves            Norman
> > Paris Trio
> > 5  Greta Keller                        XII O'CLOCK              The
> Norman
> > Paris Trio
> > 6  Julie Wilson                        LOVE                     ?
> >     CD reissue on Fresh Sound
> > 7  Hermione Gingold                    la gingold               Buster
> > Davis
> >     reissue on  DRG
> > 8  Greta Keller                        This Is My Vienna        Walter
> > Grimm, piano
> > 9  Freddie Wacker                      Windy City Seven
> >
>



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