45 rpm double sided disk recording of "Barber Of Seville - Excerpts", composed by Gioacchino Rossini and "Rigoletto - Excerpts", composed by Giuseppe Verdi, performed by RIAS Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ferdinand Leitner. Produced by Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft, made and distributed in Australia by Philips Electrical Industries.

Catalogue Number: 30 052 EPL.

Physical Description

Paper card sleeve, front with printed text and illustration of two female figures, with black, pink, yellow, white and grey inks. Reverse, printed text in black ink. Handwritten text, blue and black ink. 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 blue yellow and white inks. White paper sheet held within sleeve, with handwritten, blue ink text, printed, red ink text, and printed ruled lines, blue ink.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Producer

    Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft, Germany, circa 1959

  • Format

    Gramophone Disc, 45 RPM x 7-inch Single

  • Inscriptions

    Sleeve, front, "ROSSINI / VERDE / CARO NOME CHE IL MIO COR / RIGOLETTO / IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA" and associated details of recording. Sleeve, reverse, "30 052 EPL / GIOACCHINO ROSSINI" and associated text describing the content and details of the recording. Disc recording central label, front, "Deutsche / Grammophon / Gesellschaft / M45" and text describing details of the recording. Disc recording central label, reverse, "Deutsche / Grammophon / Gesellschaft / M45" and text describing details of the recording. Paper sheet, front, "30 052 EPL / Ima Voce Pocota / 9 MAY 1957 / 14 MAY 1959 / 12 OCT 1961" and more handwritten and printed text.

  • 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 of record sleeve with disc and other contents inside.

  • References

    Wikipedia [Link 1] accessed 17 November 2011