[78-L] 78-L Digest, Vol 22, Issue 19 - Merry Widow recording date
burlinson at orange.fr
Mon Jul 12 12:24:46 PDT 2010
probably recorded sometime between:
Eddy Duchin CO.28974-28976 recorded October 25 1940
Count Basie CO.29006-29009 recorded October 30 1940
They also recorded Saint-Saens "Scherzo for Two Pianos"
as Columbia 70740D (mx XCO.28998 & 28999)
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> Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 12:19:08 -0400
> From: Bryan Wright <bryan at claxtonola.com>
> Subject: [78-L] Piano duo plays "Merry Widow" -- dates?
> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
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> I have in front of me a fantastic 12-inch Columbia (blue label) of
> pianists Beryl Rubinstein and Arthur Loesser playing an Arabesque on
> tunes from Lehar's "Merry Widow." The disc is Columbia 71209-D
> (matrices XCO 28994-1 and XCO 28995-1). I've tried looking it up in
> several discographies I own with no luck and have spent a while
> scouring the internet but I can't find a reference to it anywhere.
> It's a brilliant performance and I'm very interested in knowing when
> and where it was recorded. Can anyone help?
> Thanks in advance!
> Bryan W.
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