Monthly Archives: May 2014

Scheherazade related covers on a few obscure labels

Scheherazade was one of those things that was part of the shared American, and perhaps Western, culture in the 1950s. The middle brow were expected to know it. So every cheap label had a recording of it, a school orchestra … Continue reading

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the remaining Angel Scheherazade covers

All of my remaining Scheherazade related covers on Angel. The one on Seraphim looks a lot like one of the best Angel ones, but apparently has a different designer. Again, the gamut of classical record cover tropes, including a naked … Continue reading

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scheherazade on Angel

Angel is or was an American label mostly devoted to classical music. These are the covers I have of Angel’s various issues of Scheherazade. The economics of classical recordings has never made any sense to me – there must have … Continue reading

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scheherazade on Acorn and Alshire

Rather than continue with recordings by cover designer, I am now going to post my collection of record covers related to Scheherazade. Most of these are recordings of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, some are pop records with one theme from Rimsky-Korsakov, and … Continue reading

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Four more images for Fraternity

The cover art from the Mode issue continues to find use in some of the cheap reissues, just as it did on the Premier version. Other cheap reissues find some picture of the more famous musician, Herbie Mann. This picture … Continue reading

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About two more reissues

I forgot to mention that the picture in the last post of Flute Fraternity on TopRank is of a 10 inch lp that only has four songs a side. The cheap reissue on Premier changes the title of one song … Continue reading

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where do discount records come from?

I have just finished posting my collection of the covers of Curt John Witt, who worked for discount labels his whole career – Plymouth, Royale. These discount recordings were often European recordings that they changed the names on, so they … Continue reading

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