Rimsky-Korsakov*, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*, Sir Thomas Beecham Bart., C.H.* ‎– Scheherazade

His Master's Voice ‎– ASD 251, His Master's Voice ‎– ASD. 251
Vinyl, LP, Repress, Stereo


" Scheherazade " Symphonic Suite, Op. 35
A1 1st Movement: The Sea And Sinbad's Ship
A2 2nd Movement: The Story Of The Kalender Prince
B1 3rd Movement: The Young Prince And The Young Princess
B2 4th Movement: The Festival Of Bagdad; The Sea; The Ship Goes To Pieces On A Rock Surmounted By A Bronze Warrior

Companies, etc.



Earlier repress with straight flipbacks and an "K T" tax code, embossed around the center hole on label side 1.
Unlike previous center labels, the word "Scheherazade" has spaces between the quotes: " Scheherazade ". Furthermore the label side numbering is closer to the middle.

May have a golden colored sticker: STEREOPHONIC EMI RECORDING
May have another sticker with catalog number: STE 90 890

On labels:
White/gold labels with red lettering
The speed indication 33⅓ appears above the matrix number
No publisher mentioned on the labels
"The Gramophone Company Limited" in rim text
"Made in Gt. Britain" at bottom

On sleeve:
Straight three-way flipbacks
Catalog number on spine followed by "◀S▶"
Sleeve notes in English only on back
"Copyright: S.P.A.D.E.M., Paris" above illustration on front
"Made and Printed in Great Britain"
"Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd. Patents pending"

Catalog number variations:
ASD 251 on sleeve
ASD. 251 on label

Recorded 17 March 1957 in London at Kingsway Hall.

Labelography code: EW1

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side 1, stamped): 2YEA 5-11 GG 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side 2, stamped): 2YEA 6-17 GH 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side 1): 2YEA.5
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side 2): 2YEA.6
  • Other (Tax code embossed, label side 1): K T