Production number engraved & on label; matrix number
engraved on disc
side 1: AS 76; M6-83628
side 2: AS 77; M6-83629
Les Paraphonistes de St-Jean des Matines
Guillaume de Van, dir.; Curt Sachs, art. dir.
Playing time: 03' 40" + 03' 33" = 07' 13"
Recording site and date:
Paris, France ;
Rel. ca 1936
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Information from BnF Gallica, owned 78rpm french release and owned LP.
This is disc 2 of a set of two; disc 1 being:
L'Anthologie sonore 32 [78rpm]
Listening to this recording is purely an historical pleasure, the sound quality being very poor; it is also interesting when you listen to several versions of this mass in chronological order to see the evolution from the quite heavy instrumental version of that period to the a capella style of modern versions.
To FAQ references to this recording.
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