Debussy*, George Copeland ‎– George Copeland Plays

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MGM Records ‎– K59
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4 × Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Album
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Also released as cat. no. MGM-59 and on a 10" 33⅓ RPM disc as cat. no. E-526.

Track 1 is from "Suite Bergamasque"
Track 2.a is from "Préludes: Book 1, No. 2"
Track 2.b is from "Préludes: Book 2, No. 6"
Tracks 3 and 4 are a musical evocation of Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem "Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune"
Track 5 is from "Préludes: Book 1, No. 10"
Track 7 is from "Préludes: Book 2, No. 2"
Track 8 is from "Pour le piano" - Suite

This recording was one of four album (and three single) releases which launched classical music offerings by the M-G-M label. The line was called the “Popular Classics Series” with albums to be issued (almost exclusively) in 33⅓ and 45 RPM formats. The three other album releases were: an Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden recording of Tchaikovsky’s “Aurora’s Wedding” (cat. nos. K60 & E-524 and M-G-M’s flagship release), a Bach organ package performed by Carl Weinrich (cat. no. E-527) and a collection of “orchestral evergreens” called “A Promenade Concert” (cat. nos. K58 & E-525) The three singles would be featuring Lauritz Melchior, Donald Dame and a "house orchestra" led by Macklin Marrow.

The discs have been pressed to play in the correct sequence when used with auto-changing record players.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout): D K30267A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout): 2D K30268A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 3 runout): A K30269A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 4 runout): A K30270A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 5 runout): E K30270B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 6 runout): A K30269B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 7 runout): A K30268B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 8 runout): D K30267B

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