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HMV RECORD LABELS ON THE B- SERIES: 1912-1958.
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Between that date and November 1, no matrix or serial numbers of any kind The Recording Sessions table under the HMV Patience shows that The fourth and final system, lasting up until the end of the 78 rpm era in.
Some of this history is cloudy. Some also suggest that while in the U. Interest waned during the run-up to the World War II, and it was forgotten in the country until the s, when it became a popular instrument once again, directly marketed toward middle-aged women. Like its ancestor, its history is also muddy. The South Asian version has two sets of strings — one set for melody, which is what the keys hammer, and another set of tuned drone strings.
Examples are all very rare, and recorded in the s, featuring instrumental performances by artists such as Jagannath Mohile, K. Fans of CDs of 60s Zanzibari and Kenyan music may recognize it instantly. East African taarab music had been sporadically recorded in the early 20th century. The first major burst began in and lasted approximately three years, with HMV recording artists like Siti binti Saad and her group, Columbia recording in Zanzibar, and Odeon recording in Mombasa.
After the early s, there was a major recording lull in East Africa. Up to that point, the taarab music recorded was more traditional, principally featuring oud, violin, and darabukka drum. After World War II, when recording picked up again, that older style seems to have given way to two strains of a more orchestrated type of taarab — one that was influenced by Middle Eastern orchestras, and another that was influenced by Indian and Bollywood orchestras, referred to as taarab ya mtindo ya kiHindi.
This is not surprising, since many Indians in East Africa were in the independent music and film industry, operating and owning music stores, theaters, and small record labels.
Sources: Mudge, S. Describing jazz, blues, and popular 78 RPM sound recordings: suggestions and guidelines. Any flat disc record, made between about and the late s and playing at a speed around 78 revolutions per minute is called a “78” by collectors. The materials of which discs were made and with which they were coated were also various; shellac eventually became the commonest material.
Generally 78s are made of a brittle material which uses a shellac resin thus their other name is shellac records.
An illustrated history of the Russian gramophone record is provided by Vitaly Brousnikin. and a common numbering system adopted for 78rpm standard groove records. were EMI (HMV and Angel labels), RCA, Ariola (Eurodisc), and Monitor Records. This accounts for some of the mistakes made in dating recordings.
Search our index for information on classical and popular 78rpm recordings from HMV, RCA, Victor, Brunswick and Columbia as well as other record companies from the 78rpm era…. See our blog for the latest additions, changes and developments regarding this major project. Do you have a discography you’d like to add to this free, research project? Contact us. The following reference materials were researched for the preparation of this index:. It’s like FaceBook – but for collectors of all things 78rpm related.
The content of this section of our index has been generated mostly from an on-going wiki project innitiated by the 78rpm Community. Sidebar [Skip] Featured Recording: This browser cannot play the embedded audio file. Site Blog See our blog for the latest additions, changes and developments regarding this major project. Contribute to Project.. Can you help us? Sources The following reference materials were researched for the preparation of this index: The World’s Encyclopaedia of Recorded Music – W.
Speeds and pitching of 78rpm gramophone records
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78 RPM records: EQ, getting rid of crackles and surface noise. cut to constant-amplitude at the bass end of the response) pre-dated pre-emphasis. Apart from the obvious comment that it appears odd that EMI/HMV are attributed to have.
Jump to navigation. What makes a record rare? Broadly, a record is sought after by collectors when it falls into one of the following categories:. Collector Vijay Nafrey who boasts that every record in his collection approximately 6, old 78s is a rare gem, mentions films like Ladli and Lajawab and P. Santoshi’s Sangeeta as priceless, since the negatives of the films were burnt a long time ago.
Another avid collector, R.
Collecting rare ‘antique’ 78 rpm records becomes a new status symbol in Bombay
For those of you who haven’t received this list from me before, this is a list of mainly operatic 78rpm records of which I have more than one copy, generally, because I’ve foolishly bought a second copy, not realizing I already had it. This generally happens before I get the result from one auction and have bid for the same record on another. I’ve got a rough idea of what any record is worth, if you have another idea of what it might be worth to you and then we can see if we can come to an agreement.
My suggested value will be given in pounds sterling and in the colour white.
78rpm records, mechanical copyright royalty tax stamps, 78 rpm, 78s New Zealand articles on local and foreign 78rpm records, plus my work to date on creating a dating HMV’s Souvenir Medal for the Dunedin International Exhibition.
Between and , some , different recordings were made. Recording sessions supervised by the first eight recordists of the Gramophone Company and its successors account for nearly , of these recordings. A method obviously was needed to give each plate a positive and unique identification. Several early systems were proposed and used, but the volume of discs being produced outlived the practicality of nearly all of these systems.
The initial system was the obvious one: Gaisberg and the other recordists simply wrote the required details in the blank space in the center of each plate see above , there being no paper labels at the time. These details, together with the title Berliner or Gramophone , the Trade Mark of the Recording Angel precursor of Angel Records and Catalog Number added afterwards, then appeared on every pressing from a given matrix, since the plate itself bore the markings in mirror writing.
These discs also showed the dates of Berliner’s five patents see above , which did not include the gramophone patent No. This practice continued until the advent of discs with paper labels in January, Bennett lists a few 7-inch Berliner discs recorded as early as October 29, However, for a possible recording, see part 4 of this article. These were probably made in Philadelphia. Symposium Records, in their liner notes for Symposium CD , provide transfers of 39 selections issued under the Berliner label between and Four of these purport to have been recorded “c
History of Canadian record companies
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A phonograph record also known as a gramophone record , especially in British English , or simply a record, is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove. The groove usually starts near the periphery and ends near the center of the disc. At first, the discs were commonly made from shellac ; starting in the s polyvinyl chloride became common, hence the name vinyl. In the mids, gradually, records made of any material began to be called vinyl records , or simply vinyl.
The phonograph disc record was the primary medium used for music reproduction throughout the 20th century. It had co-existed with the phonograph cylinder from the late s and had effectively superseded it by around Records retained the largest market share even when new formats such as the compact cassette were mass-marketed. By the s, digital media , in the form of the compact disc , had gained a larger market share, and the record left the mainstream in The phonograph record has made a niche resurgence as a format for rock music in the early 21st century — 9.
As of , 48 record pressing facilities remain worldwide, 18 in the US and 30 in other countries. The increased popularity of the record has led to the investment in new and modern record-pressing machines.
Old 78 rpm Records – A view into music history since 1900
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We are only interested in very specific ones.. no BIG BAND, no CLASSICAL, no SHOW MUSIC, no ALBUM SETS and no ss records. 78RPM Record Label.
The USSR recording industry was a state monopoly from until the late s. The Melodiya label was introduced in , but brought no change in the numbering sequence. As pre LPs usually appear as “Melodiya” in dealers’ lists, the same custom has been followed in this discography, and also for the few 78s. An illustrated history of the Russian gramophone record is provided by Vitaly Brousnikin. In the various manufacturing operations in the USSR were united and a common numbering system adopted for 78rpm standard groove records.
Each side of the record bears a unique number, preceded by the digit 0 for 30cm 12″ records. Numbers follow a chronological sequence, without regard to the presence of a leading zero. The two sides of a record normally carry consecutive numbers; exceptionally they may be further apart in the case of recouplings, in which case each side preserves its original number. The former rockdisco site gives the number sequences for each year.
New 78s continued to be produced long after the introduction of LPs. The last standard groove 78 master was , issued in , and the pressing of them was phased out in LPs were introduced in