Monthly Archives: June 2011

two arnold roth covers

I have finished my 78 rpm collection, and am now doing lps. I am starting with Steinweiss on Columbia, with occasional asides. Having finished the Columbia Steinweiss CL500 series, I am now showing everything else I have collected that is … Continue reading

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Quiet Music – early Columbia CL/GL series lps, 1951 to 1953

Two great websites to recommend: http://www.bsnpubs.com/columbia/columbia12/columbia500.html gives a history of the first 100 Columbia CL/GL issues, 1951 to 1955. The site says the first 24 were GL, and then starting in 1953 they switched them all to CL. They also … Continue reading

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Columbia CL 791 and KZ-1, Kostelanetz covers

CL 791 must exist in other editions, but I have not seen them. KZ-1 is a sampler album issued to get people to want more Kostelanetz albums. Many of these covers are great other than the Steinweiss ones, imho. I … Continue reading

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Kostelanetz Conducts…, on 78 rpm, Masterworks lp and popular lp

It is always fun for this record collector to trace a bit of music through various incarnations. Here is “Kostelanetz Conducts…” on 78 rpm set, an lp with a cover by Darrill Connelly (probably) and the reissue of the lp … Continue reading

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ML4130 and CL784 Kostelanetz conducts Richard Rodgers

Orignally the Columbia Masterworks ML 4130 then reissued on the popular label CL series. Two minor color variants of ML 4130 are shown. Then two very different versions of CL 734 – one in the medallion series from 1955 (?), … Continue reading

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the next few Columbia CL lps – Kostelanetz, Kreisler and Kern

The next two Columbia CL lps. The Jerome Kern one started life as a Masterworks, which makes no sense. There are 10 inch 78 rpm sets of the same performer and composer which I have already posted.

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a few more Columbia CL 12 inch lps

Two different Columbia lps in the CL500 series, albeit in the 700s. The Irving Berlin one does not merit much comment, one of my least favorite signed Steinweiss covers. It probably exists without the Kostelanetz medallion as well. The Mitropoulos … Continue reading

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Kostelanetz Youmans lp with the original one

My mistake in the previous post. I thought I did not know why the CL reissue of the Kostelanetz Youmans lp had that botched color thing along the bottom. It turns out that the ML original had the word Masterworks … Continue reading

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