45 rpm double sided disk recording of 4 songs, "Hedgerose", "Suleika", "The King of Thule", composed by Schubert, "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel", composed by Goethe, all performed by Irmgard Seefried, Soprano and Erik Werba, Piano. Produced by Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft.

Catalogue Number: 30 421 EPL.

Physical Description

Paper card sleeve, front with printed text and colour photograph of woman (possibly Irmgard Seefried), with yellow, blue, red, green, black and white inks. Reverse, printed text in black ink, detailing contents of recording. Handwritten text, blue ink. Curved section of card missing on reverse along left edge, along line of perforation. Disc recording made of circular black plastic disc with concentric groove on front and reverse. Circular hole and four circular slits cut in and around centre of disc. Circular paper label around central hole. Label printed with yellow, blue, black and white inks. Disc held within transparent plastic sleeve. White paper sheet held within sleeve, with handwritten, blue ink text, printed, red ink text.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Producer

    Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft, Germany, circa 1962

  • Format

    Gramophone Disc, 45 RPM x 7-inch Single

  • Inscriptions

    Card sleeve, front, "FRANZ SCHUBERT: Four Great Songs" and associated details of recording. Card sleeve, reverse, "FRANZ SCHUBERT" and associated text describing the content and details of the recording. Disc recording central label, front, "Deutsche / Grammophon / Gesellschaft" and text describing details of the recording. Disc recording central label, reverse, "Deutsche / Grammophon / Gesellschaft" and text describing details of the recording. Paper sheet, front, "30 421 EPL / Hedgerose / 23 FEB 1961 / Suleika / King of Thule / 23 FEB 1961 / Gretchen at S.W. / 23 FEB 1961 / 14 Jun 62".

  • Classification

    Music & musical instruments, Playback media - analogue, Disc recordings

  • Category

    History & Technology

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  • Type of item


  • Overall Dimensions

    180 mm (Width), 5 mm (Depth), 180 mm (Height)
    Dimensions are for the sleeve with all contents inside.