Summary

Double sided disc recording (12 in): "Christmas Carols - Vocal Gems, parts 1 and 2", sung by the London Church Carol Choir. Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London.

Technology: lateral cut.

Manufactured by Columbia, England.

Description of Content

TYPE: COLUMBIA 10 IN. CONTENTS: "CHRISTMAS CAROLS PARTS 1 AND 2", SUNG BY THE LONDON CHURCH CAROL CHOIR. COMPANY: COLUMBIA, ENGLAND. TYPE DETAILS: DOUBLE SIDED. COMMENTS: CAT. NO. DX643. RECORDED IN KINGS HALL, LONDON.

Physical Description

Black disc with black label and central hole. Brown paper sleeve.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication, Leisure

  • Acquisition Information

    Purchase (Probable)

  • Manufacturer

    Columbia Graphophone Co. Ltd., England, Great Britain, 1934

  • Format

    Gramophone Disc, 78 RPM x 10-inch

  • Inscriptions

    Side A: (Magic Notes logo) / Columbia / (text) / CAX 7323 / SPEED 78 / DX643 / Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London / CHRISTMAS CAROLS-VOCAL GEMS. PART 1 / Introducing: Once in Royal David's City; Good King Wenceslas'(should be a semi-colon) It came upon the midnight clear / (bracket)arr. B. Mason(bracket) / LONDON CHURCH CAROL CHOIR (bracket)Berkeley Mason at the Organ(bracket) With Bells and Celeste Side A runout: ©AX7323-1 Side B: (Magic Notes logo) / Columbia / (text) / CAX 7324 / SPEED 78 / DX643 / Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London / CHRISTMAS CAROLS-VOCAL GEMS. PART 2 / Introducing: As I Sat on a Sunny Bank; O Come All Ye Faithful; The First Nowell / (bracket)arr. B. Mason(bracket) / LONDON CHURCH CAROL CHOIR (bracket)Berkeley Mason at the Organ(bracket) With Bells and Celeste Side B runout: CAX7324-1

  • Classification

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

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Audiovisual

  • Overall Dimensions

    308 mm (Length), 308 mm (Width), 3 mm (Depth)
    Dimensions of record sleave including disc.

  • References

    AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music: accessed 14 September 2012: [Link 1]

  • Keywords

    Communications, Disc Recordings, Sound Recordings