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Guide to the Yehudi Menuhin Collection ARS-0040
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Box 1

10" sound discs and miscellaneous labels

Physical Description: 7.0 folders

General note

Folders 2-7 contain 10" 78 rpm sound recordings.
Box 1, Folder 1

Menuhin labels from 78 rpm 10" discs: 06-02-1948

Physical Description: 1.0 folder
General Physical Description note: 3 paper record labels.

Scope and Contents note

(1) Friendship bridge, performed by Yehudi Menuhin, 3/21/42, #7 of 8. (2) Bruch Concerto (conclusion), performed by Yehudi Menuhin, 6-3-52, Pt. VII of 4-3-52. (3) Paganini Concerto (conclusion), performed by Yehudi Menuhin, 6-3-1952, Part VII of 28-2-52.
Box 1, Folder 2

Boskovich, Alexander Uriyah, 1907-1964: Horra Agadati, arr. by Shmuel Fershko - Popper: The cedars, (Arazim), arr. by Shmuel Fershko. 06-02-1948

Physical Description: 10" vinyl 78 rpm sound disc
Material Specific Details note: Copyright by Tslil Co., Tel Aviv. June 2, 1948 (dub)

Scope and Contents note

Paul Holmes Recording Studios: 409 (side 1), 401 (side 2).
Box 1, Folder 3

Weiner, M.: With cymbals and drums, arr. by Nissimov, Nissim - Y. Fogel: Bo Dodi ("Come My Beloved"), arr. by Nissimov. 06-02-1948

Physical Description: 10" vinyl 78 rpm sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Paul Holmes Recording Studios: 405 (side 1), 404 (side 2). Recorded 06-02-1948.
Box 1, Folder 4

Bairo - Gojouraku

Physical Description: 10" shellac 78 rpm sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Victor: P1219 VE, P1218 VE (matrix)
Box 1, Folder 5

Engigaku - Keitoku

Physical Description: 10" shellac 78 rpm sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Victor: P1221 VE, P1220 VE (matrix)
Box 1, Folder 6

Etenraku - Ojokiu

Physical Description: 10" shellac 78 rpm sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Victor: P1216 VE, P1217 VE (matrix)
Box 1, Folder 7

Sazanami - Koromogae

Physical Description: 10" shellac 78 rpm sound disc
Box 2

12" sound discs

Physical Description: 48.0 78 rpm discs

General note

12" 78 rpm test pressings, except Folder 15 which contains a commercially released 33 1/3 rpm microgroove LP disc.
Box 2, Discs 1-6

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, violin, piano, no. 7, op. 30, no. 2, C minor. 03-30-1938

Physical Description: 6 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Hephzibah and Yehudi Menuhin, and recorded 3-30-1938.
Gramophone Co. Ltd. 2EA 6177-1 [square], 2EA 6178-1 [square], 2EA 6179-1 [square], 2EA.6180-1 [square], 2EA.6182-1 [square], 2EA.6183-1 [square] (matrix nos.)
Box 2, Discs 7-9

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, violin, piano, no. 3, op. 12, no. 3, E-flat major.

Physical Description: 3 12" shellac 78 rpm double-sided sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Hephzibah and Yehudi Menuhin.
Matrix nos. in typescript on labels: 2AA-39-2, 2AA-40-2, 2AA-41-2, 2AA-42-1, 2AA-43-1
Box 2, Discs 10-13

Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Sonatas, violin, piano, no. 1, op. 78, G major.

Physical Description: 4 12" shellac 78 rpm sound discs: 3 double-sided discs, 1 single-sided disc

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Hephzibah and Yehudi Menuhin, piano and violin.
Matrix nos. in typescript on labels: 2AA-32-1, 2AA-33-1, 2AA-34-1, 2AA-35-1, 2AA-36-1, 2AA-37-1, 2AA-38-1
Box 2, Disc 14

Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Hungarian dance [unspecified] 02-21-1950

Physical Description: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Performed by [Yehudi] Menuhin; T[heodore] Saidenberg, piano, and recorded 2-21-1950.
Matrix no. handwritten on label: D9-RC-1294-1

Separated Materials note

Disc is slightly damaged and has been moved to a separate, specially constructed box. Contact the Head of the Archive of Recorded Sound for assistance.
Box 2, Disc 15

Lalo, Edouard, 1823-1892: Concerto for violin and orchestra in F major, op. 20. Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Rondos, violin, string orchestra, D. 438, A major.

Physical Description: 12" vinyl 33 1/3 rpm LP microgroove sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Miriam Solovieff, violin; Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera; Henry Swoboda, conductor.
Concert Hall: CHS 1143
Box 2, Discs 16-18

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 64, E minor.

Physical Description: 12" shellac 78 rpm sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Y. Menuhin, Orch. des Concerts Colonne, G. Enesco, conductor.
Gramophone Co., Ltd.: (See Folder 19 for Side 1 of this work) Side 2: 2LA.2467-1 [square] Side 3: 2LA.2468-1 [square] Side 4: 2LA.2469-1 [square] Side 5: 2LA.2470-1 [square] Side 6: 2LA.2471-1 [square] Side 7: 2LA.2472-1 [square]
Box 2, Disc 19

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 64, E minor. - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Sonatas, violin, piano, K. 378, B-flat major. Andantino sostenuto e cantabile.

Physical Description: 12" shellac 78 rpm sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Side A: Performed by Y. Menudin [i.e. Menuhin], Orch. des Concerts Colonne, G. Enesco, conductor. Side 1 (of 7 sides): Gramophone Co., Ltd. 2LA.2455-1 [square]. (See discs in Folders 16-18 for remaining sides)
Side B: Performed by Taltah and Yehudi Menuhin. Gramophone Co., Ltd. 2EA.6621-3 [square]
Box 2, Discs 20-25

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Concertos, violin, orchestra, K. 218, D major. 02-11-1939

Physical Description: 6 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Fritz Kreisler and orchestra, and recorded 2-11-1939.
Gramophone Co., Ltd. 2EA.6212-3 [square], 2EA.6213-4 [square], 2EA.6214-2 [square], 2EA.6215-3 [square], 2EA.6216-4 [square], 2EA.6217-4 [square]
Box 2, Disc 26

Paganini, Nicolò, 1782-1840. Moto perpetuo. (Perpetual motion) (Allegro de concert, op. 11).

Physical Description: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Jascha Heifetz. Victrola 12835 (matrix 74581)

Separated Materials note

Small portion of label detached and stored in separate envelope.
Box 2, Discs 27-33

Pizzetti, Ildebrando, 1880-1968. Sonatas, violin, piano, A major. 05-06-1938

Physical Description: 7 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound discs

Separated Materials note

Label for disc in Folder 33 detached from disc, stored in separate envelope.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Yehudi and Hephzibah Menuhin, and recorded 5-06-1938.
Gramophone Co., Ltd. 2EA 6610-1 [square], 2EA.6611-1 [square], 2EA.6612-1 [square], 2EA.6613-1 [square], 2EA.6614-1 [square], 2EA.6615-1 [square], 2EA.6616-1 [square]
Box 2, Discs 34-37

Pizzetti, Ildebrando, 1880-1968. Sonatas, violin, piano, A major. Selections - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Sonatas, violin, piano, K. 301, G major. Allegro.

Physical Description: 4 12" shellac 78 rpm double-sided sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by H[ephzibah] and Y[ehudi] Menuhin.
Gramophone Co., Ltd.: 2EA.6610 I [square], 2EA.6611 I [square], 2EA.6612, 2EA.6613, 2EA.6614, 2EA.6615, 2EA.6616
Side B of disc in Folder 28: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Sonatas, violin, piano, K. 301, G major. Allegro. Gramophone Co., Ltd. 2EA.6622
Box 2, Disc 38

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Sonatinas, violin, piano, D. 384, D major. Andante. 12-15-1949

Physical Description: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Performed by [Yehudi] Menuhin, and recorded 12-15-1949.
Matrix no. handwritten on label: D9RC 2026-1
Box 2, Discs 39-41

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Sonatas, violin, piano, D. 574, A major. 1949-1950

Physical Description: 3 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by [Yehudi] Menuhin. Matrix nos. handwritten on labels: D9RC 2031-1 (recorded 12-08-1949), D9RC 2031-1 (recorded 12-09-1949), D9RC 2032-1C (recorded 02-02-1950)
Box 2, Discs 42-44

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Sonatas, violin, piano, D. 574, A major. 1949

Physical Description: 3 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by [Yehudi] Menuhin; A. Baller, piano, and recorded in 1949.
Matrix nos. handwritten on label: D9-RC-2028-2A (recorded 12-2[?]-1949), D9RC-2029-2 (recorded 12-08-1949), D9RC 2029-1 (recorded 12-13-1949)
Box 2, Discs 45-46

Wieniawski, Henri, 1835-1880. Légende.

Physical Description: 2 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound discs

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Y. Menuhin and orch., Geo. Enesco, [conductor].
P.M. Invendable: 2LA.2473-1, 2LA2474-1, 215138
Box 2, Disc 47

Etenraku.

Physical Description: 12" shellac 78 rpm double-sided sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Imperial Court Orch. of Japan. Part 1: Victor M 111 - Part 2: Victor M 112
Box 2, Disc 48

Kaddish.

Physical Description: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Y. Menuhin.
P.F. Invendable: 2CA-928