EMI (Australia) Limited

EMI (Australia) Limited

Profile:
Major Australian record / electronic company established by Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. (EMI), active from May 1957 to late 1980s.

For the pressing plant owned and used for most EMI Australia vinyl see Columbia / EMI Records, Homebush.

The roots of the company were founded in 1925, The Gramophone Co. Ltd., England established The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (2) in the Sydney suberb of Erskinville in New South Wales, shortly after another UK based company Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd. established Columbia Graphophone (Aust.) Ltd., which began operations in another Sydney suberb, Homebush. The following year in 1926 saw the establishment of the first recording studios in Australia at the Homebush factory.

In 1931 Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd. and The Gramophone Company Ltd. are merged to form Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. (EMI) and the 2 Australian companies (including Parlophone Co. Ltd.) are subsequently brought together under one administrative control, with the record production plant being centralised at Homebush.

In 1936 the first Australian made "His Masters Voice" radio recievers were manufactured at Homebush, and the recording of radio transcriptions for broadcasting commenced.
During the war years the Homebush factory undertook extensive work on electronic devices for the Australian services and the output of the factory provided an important contribution to the Australian defence effort.

EMI (Australia) Limited was formed as a proprietary company E.M.I. (Australia) Pty. Limited in 1948 to takeover the activities formerly carried out by the branches of Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. British companies. In May, 1957 the proprietary company was converted to a public company and became official known as E.M.I. (Australia) Limited

As of 1963 E.M.I. (Australia) Limited was operating 3 principal wholly owned subsidiaries, which included its publishing arm Castle Music Pty. Ltd., later acquiring Belinda Music (Aust) Pty. Ltd. and Progressive Music (Aus) Pty. Ltd. in 1967.

Product portfolio of the company and subsidiaries that formed part of its record & electronics division. (As of 1963)
- Television receivers.
- Domestic radio receivers.
- Radiograms.
- Record Players.
- Domestic electrical appliances.
- Records, Publishing
- Industrial & commercial electronic equipment.
- Military electronics

In 1971 the board of Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. decided to rename itself EMI Ltd. (EMI), to reflect how the brand was now globally seen. E.M.I. (Australia) Limited would subsequently become officially known as EMI (Australia) Limited. from 1971/72

During 1974 EMI (Australia) Limited acquired the outstanding shares of Music Houses Of Australia Ltd. (which it had already owned a 30% interest in), "MHA" through its 32 retail outlets across Australia, handled records, sheet music, musical instruments and electronics. In the same year the company reached an agreement with Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd. to form a joint entity to undertake the distribution of Toshiba's extensive range of products, This joint venture (Toshiba-EMI (Australia) Pty. Ltd.) would subsequently take two years to establish, in the meanwhile EMI (Australia) Limited was appointed sole distributor of Toshiba consumer products in Australia with effect from for 1st July 1974.

The company's domestic consumer electronics business's. are terminated in Jan 1978, with the manufacture, import, sale and distribution of television receivers, audio receivers, cassette radios, car radios and blank tape being transferred to Rank Industries Australia Pty. Ltd., and in June 1978 also selling its 50% interest in Toshiba-EMI (Australia) Pty. Ltd. to it's former joint partner in this enterprise.

Following a global reorganisation by EMI Ltd. (EMI) in 1978, the new division EMI Music is established to head and unify worldwide music operations. 2 years later parent & the multinational Thorn Electrical Industries Ltd. merge to form Thorn Emi Plc, which becomes the ultimate parent.

In the mid / late 80s EMI (Australia) Ltd. recorded music operations are taken over by EMI Records Australia Pty. Ltd.

Company timeline - Not to be confused with the other Australia EMI companies:
E.M.I. (Australia) Pty. Limited (1948 to early 1957)
EMI (Australia) Limited (1957 to late 1980s)
EMI Records Australia Pty. Ltd. (mid 1980s to circa 1991)
EMI Music Australia Pty. Limited (circa 1991 to 2013)
EMI Recorded Music Australia Pty Ltd (2013 to present (as of 2017)

Note
EMI Music Group Australasia was the regional divisional name of EMI Music (late 1980s to mid 2000s)
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Contact Info:
EMI (Australia) Limited
301 Castlereagh Street,
Sydney,
N.S.W., 2000
Telex: 24182

PO Box 352 Haymarket,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia.
Tel: 20912 Telex: AA24182
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Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
0001 The Plants (7) - The Plants The Plants (7) The Plants(12", EP) Dark Sky Records 0001 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
1A 006-83156 Slim Dusty - Duncan Slim Dusty Duncan(7", Single) EMI 1A 006-83156 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
1A 064-83245 Australian Crawl - Sirocco Australian Crawl Sirocco(LP, Album) EMI 1A 064-83245 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
1A 064-83324 Australian Crawl - Sons Of Beaches Australian Crawl Sons Of Beaches(LP, Album) EMI 1A 064-83324 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
1A006 2000547 The Little Heroes* - Bon Voyage The Little Heroes* Bon Voyage(7", Single) EMI 1A006 2000547 Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
1A 038-1575081 Little River Band - Little River Band Little River Band Little River Band (Album) 1A 038-1575081 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
1C 006-82 345 Little River Band - I'll Always Call Your Name Little River Band I'll Always Call Your Name(7") EMI 1C 006-82 345 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
1C 006-82 392 The Saints (2) - This Perfect Day The Saints (2) This Perfect Day (Single) 1C 006-82 392 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1 C 006-82 402 Little River Band - Happy Anniversary Little River Band Happy Anniversary(7", Single) EMI, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-82 402 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1C 006-82 416 The Saints (2) - River Deep Mountain High The Saints (2) River Deep Mountain High(7") EMI Electrola 1C 006-82 416 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1C 006-82 492 Little River Band - Reminiscing Little River Band Reminiscing(7") EMI 1C 006-82 492 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1 C 006-82 703 Cheetah (3) - Deeper Than Love Cheetah (3) Deeper Than Love(7", Single) Sidewalk, EMI Electrola 1 C 006-82 703 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
1C 006-85 007 The Little River Band* - It's A Long Way There The Little River Band* It's A Long Way There(7", Single) EMI, EMI Electrola 1C 006-85 007 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
1 C062-82 205 Little River Band - Little River Band Little River Band Little River Band(LP, Album) EMI 1 C062-82 205 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
1 C 063-03 707 Antonio Vivaldi - Orchestre De Chambre De Pologne* - Die Vier Jahreszeiten Antonio Vivaldi - Orchestre De Chambre De Pologne* Antonio Vivaldi - Orchestre De Chambre De Pologne* - Die Vier Jahreszeiten(LP) His Master's Voice 1 C 063-03 707 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 06464537 Mark Gillespie (5) - Only Human Mark Gillespie (5) Only Human(LP, Album) W.B.E. Records, W.B.E. Records 1C 06464537 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
1C 064-82 348 Redhouse (3) - One More Squeeze Redhouse (3) One More Squeeze(LP, Album) EMI 1C 064-82 348 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
1C 064-82 376 Little River Band - Diamantina Cocktail Little River Band Diamantina Cocktail (Album) 1C 064-82 376 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1C 064-82 457 Little River Band - Sleeper Catcher Little River Band Sleeper Catcher (Album) 1C 064-82 457 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1 C 064-82 516 Little River Band - It's A Long Way There (1975-1979) Little River Band It's A Long Way There (1975-1979)(LP, Comp, Gat) EMI 1 C 064-82 516 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
1C 006 2000737 The Little Heroes* - Watch The World The Little Heroes* Watch The World(7", Single) EMI, EMI Electrola 1C 006 2000737 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1C 006 2001087 Pseudo Echo - Listening Pseudo Echo Listening(7", Single) EMI 1C 006 2001087 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
1C 006 6530620 Little Heroes - Watch The World Little Heroes Watch The World(7", Single) EMI Electrola, EMI 1C 006 6530620 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1C 064 2400031 The Little Heroes* - Watch The World The Little Heroes* Watch The World(LP, Album) EMI Electrola 1C 064 2400031 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1E 062 ◦ 80933 Buck Owens And The Buckaroos* - Buck Owens' Ruby Buck Owens And The Buckaroos* Buck Owens' Ruby(LP, Album) Capitol Records 1E 062 ◦ 80933 Australia 1971 Sell This Version
2C 006-82.369 Little River Band - Help Is On It's Way Little River Band Help Is On It's Way(7", Single) EMI 2C 006-82.369 France 1977 Sell This Version
2C 008-82492 Little River Band - Reminiscing Little River Band Reminiscing(7", Single) EMI, EMI 2C 008-82492 France 1978 Sell This Version
2C 054-16014 Django Reinhardt - Djangologie 14 (1943-1946) Django Reinhardt Djangologie 14 (1943-1946)(LP, Comp) EMI, EMI 2C 054-16014 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
2C 066 61181 Stylus (11) - The Best Kept Secret Stylus (11) The Best Kept Secret(LP, Album) OZ Records (2) 2C 066 61181 France 1978 Sell This Version
2C066-82359 The Saints (2) - (I'm) Stranded The Saints (2) (I'm) Stranded(LP, Album) EMI, EMI 2C066-82359 France 1977 Sell This Version
2C 068 82457 Little River Band - Sleeper Catcher Little River Band Sleeper Catcher(LP, Album) EMI 2C 068 82457 France 1978 Sell This Version
2 CUN 22900 The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Rolling Stones Records 2 CUN 22900 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
2HA.3897 Reg Lindsay - Songs For Country Folk Reg Lindsay Songs For Country Folk(LP, Album, TP) EMI Studios Sydney 2HA.3897 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
2HAR 5137 The Saints (2) - One Two Three Four The Saints (2) One Two Three Four(2x7", Gat) Harvest, Harvest 2HAR 5137 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2PS 7000 The Four Seasons - The Four Seasons Greatest Hits The Four Seasons The Four Seasons Greatest Hits(2xLP, Comp) Private Stock 2PS 7000 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
2RCD 061/062 Vera Lynn - Unforgettable Vera Lynn Unforgettable(2xCD, Comp) Rainbow (4) 2RCD 061/062 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
3AE 105 Woo Ing Ing*, Chang Ye Wen*, Yang Kwong*, Hsia Tan - 精選電影插曲及流行歌曲 Woo Ing Ing*, Chang Ye Wen*, Yang Kwong*, Hsia Tan Woo Ing Ing*, Chang Ye Wen*, Yang Kwong*, Hsia Tan - 精選電影插曲及流行歌曲(10", Album) Angel Records 3AE 105 Hong Kong 1959 Sell This Version
3AE 106 葛蘭* = Grace Chang, 潘秀瓊* = Poon Sow Keng - 精選電影插曲及流行歌曲 葛蘭* = Grace Chang, 潘秀瓊* = Poon Sow Keng 葛蘭* = Grace Chang, 潘秀瓊* = Poon Sow Keng - 精選電影插曲及流行歌曲(10", Mono) Angel Records 3AE 106 Hong Kong 1959 Sell This Version
3C 006-82492 Little River Band - Reminiscing Little River Band Reminiscing(7") EMI, EMI 3C 006-82492 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
3C 006-85007 Little River Band - It's A Long Way There Little River Band It's A Long Way There(7", Single) EMI 3C 006-85007 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
3C 034 51831 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice - Jesus Christ Superstar Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice - Jesus Christ Superstar(LP, Album) Emidisc (2) 3C 034 51831 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
3C 234-51831 Various - Jesus Christ Superstar Various Jesus Christ Superstar(Cass, Album, RE) EMI, Columbia 3C 234-51831 Italy 1974 Sell This Version
4C 006-82380 Little River Band - Help Is On Its Way Little River Band Help Is On Its Way(7", Single) EMI 4C 006-82380 Belgium 1977 Sell This Version
4XL-9530 Little River Band - Reminiscing Little River Band Reminiscing (Comp) 4XL-9530 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4XL 9783 Little River Band - Lady & Other Favorite Love Songs Little River Band Lady & Other Favorite Love Songs (Comp) 4XL 9783 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
4XT 11512 Little River Band - Little River Band Little River Band Little River Band(Cass, Album) Harvest, Harvest 4XT 11512 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
4XT-12303 The Little Heroes* - Watch The World The Little Heroes* Watch The World(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12303 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XW 11645 Little River Band - Diamantina Cocktail Little River Band Diamantina Cocktail(Cass, Album) Harvest, Harvest 4XW 11645 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
4XW-11783 Little River Band - Sleeper Catcher Little River Band Sleeper Catcher (Album) 4XW-11783 US 1978 Sell This Version
5C 006-82380 Little River Band - Help Is On Its Way Little River Band Help Is On Its Way(7", Single) EMI, EMI 5C 006-82380 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
5C 006-82401 Little River Band - Home On Monday / The Inner Light Little River Band Home On Monday / The Inner Light(7", Single) EMI 5C 006-82401 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
5C 006-82455 Little River Band - Shut Down Turn Off Little River Band Shut Down Turn Off(7", Single) EMI 5C 006-82455 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
5C 006-82492 Little River Band - Reminiscing Little River Band Reminiscing(7") EMI 5C 006-82492 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
5C 006-82607 Little River Band - Lady Little River Band Lady(7", Single) EMI 5C 006-82607 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
5C 006-85007 Little River Band - It's A Long Way There Little River Band It's A Long Way There(7") Harvest 5C 006-85007 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
5C 050.25896 Various - Meet The New (Punk) Wave Various Meet The New (Punk) Wave(LP, Comp) EMI 5C 050.25896 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
5C 058-82516 Little River Band - It's A Long Way There (1975-1979) Little River Band It's A Long Way There (1975-1979)(LP, Comp) OZ Records (2), EMI 5C 058-82516 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
5C 062-82359 The Saints (2) - (I'm) Stranded The Saints (2) (I'm) Stranded (Album) 5C 062-82359 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
5 C062-82376 Little River Band - Diamantina Cocktail Little River Band Diamantina Cocktail (Album) 5 C062-82376 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
5C 258.25717 Various - Hitexplosion Vol. 8 Various Hitexplosion Vol. 8(Cass, Comp, Dol) EMI, EMI 5C 258.25717 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
6TC PLAY 1020 Paul Robeson - The Golden Voice Of Paul Robeson Paul Robeson The Golden Voice Of Paul Robeson (Comp) 6TC PLAY 1020 India 1983 Sell This Version
7C 062-82359 The Saints (2) - (I'm) Stranded The Saints (2) (I'm) Stranded(LP, Album) EMI 7C 062-82359 Sweden 1977 Sell This Version
7C 062-82457 Little River Band - Sleeper Catcher Little River Band Sleeper Catcher(LP, Album) OZ Records (2) 7C 062-82457 Scandinavia 1978 Sell This Version
7C 262-82359 The Saints (2) - (I'm) Stranded The Saints (2) (I'm) Stranded(Cass, Album) EMI 7C 262-82359 Sweden 1977 Sell This Version
7EGM 70030 Owen Paterson Harvey The Helicopter(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 70030 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO-8371 Semprini With Orchestra* - Warsaw Concerto Semprini With Orchestra* Warsaw Concerto(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8371 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO 8431 Paul Robeson - Selections From The Film Paul Robeson Selections From The Film "Song Of Freedom"(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 8431 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO 8727 Vera Gray - Listen, Move And Dance 1 Vera Gray Listen, Move And Dance 1(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGO 8727 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
7EGO-8762 Daphne Oram - Electronic Sound Patterns Daphne Oram Electronic Sound Patterns(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8762 Australia 1972 Sell This Version
7EGO-8844 Marlene Dietrich - Marlene Marlene Dietrich Marlene(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8844 Australia 1960 Sell This Version
7EGO-8868 The Swinging Blue Jeans - You're No Good, Miss Molly The Swinging Blue Jeans You're No Good, Miss Molly(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8868 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
7EGO-8876 Manfred Mann - Groovin' With Manfred Mann Manfred Mann Groovin' With Manfred Mann(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8876 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
7EGO-8908 Manfred Mann - The One In The Middle Manfred Mann The One In The Middle(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8908 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO 8919 Arthur Wilkinson And His Orchestra - Beatle - Cracker Ballet Arthur Wilkinson And His Orchestra Beatle - Cracker Ballet (EP) 7EGO 8919 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO-8922 Manfred Mann - No Living Without Loving Manfred Mann No Living Without Loving(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8922 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO 8942 Manfred Mann - Machines Manfred Mann Machines(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 8942 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
7EGO 8949 Manfred Mann - Instrumental Asylum Manfred Mann Instrumental Asylum(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGO 8949 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
7EGO-8962 Manfred Mann - Aswas Manfred Mann Aswas(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8962 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
7EGO-8968 Arthur Wilkinson And His Orchestra, Zack Laurence - The Beatle Concerto Arthur Wilkinson And His Orchestra, Zack Laurence Arthur Wilkinson And His Orchestra, Zack Laurence - The Beatle Concerto(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-8968 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO 8975 Paul Jones - Sings Songs From The Film Privilege Paul Jones Sings Songs From The Film Privilege(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGO 8975 Australia 1967 Sell This Version
7EGO-70019 Chubby Checker - The Jet Chubby Checker The Jet(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-70019 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
7EGO 70021 Inia Te Wiata - Maori Songs Inia Te Wiata Maori Songs(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70021 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO-70032 Andy Stewart - Andy's Hits Andy Stewart Andy's Hits(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-70032 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
7EGO 70033 Andy Stewart - Andy Stewart Sings Andy Stewart Andy Stewart Sings(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70033 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO-70036 Jay Justin - Proud Of You Jay Justin Proud Of You (EP) 7EGO-70036 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
7EGO-70042 Nelson Eddy And Gale Sherwood - Nelson Eddy And Gale Sherwood Nelson Eddy And Gale Sherwood Nelson Eddy And Gale Sherwood - Nelson Eddy And Gale Sherwood(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGO-70042 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO 70043 The Swinging Blue Jeans - Shake With The Swinging Blue Jeans The Swinging Blue Jeans Shake With The Swinging Blue Jeans(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70043 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
7EGO 70044 Little Pattie With The Statesmen (6) - Little Pattie Little Pattie With The Statesmen (6) Little Pattie With The Statesmen (6) - Little Pattie (EP) 7EGO 70044 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
7EGO 70045 Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* - Don't You Know... Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* - Don't You Know...(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70045 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
7EGO 70046 Al Bowlly And The Orchestra Of Ray Noble* - Al Bowlly Sings Al Bowlly And The Orchestra Of Ray Noble* Al Bowlly And The Orchestra Of Ray Noble* - Al Bowlly Sings(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70046 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
7EGO 70049 Jay Justin - Reminiscing Jay Justin Reminiscing(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGO 70049 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO 70050 Little Pattie - Pushin' A Good Thing Too Far Little Pattie Pushin' A Good Thing Too Far(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGO 70050 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO-70051 Manfred Mann - Come Tomorrow Manfred Mann Come Tomorrow(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-70051 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO70052 Bryan Davies Bryan Davies(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO70052 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
7EGO 70057 Little Pattie - Dance Puppet Dance Little Pattie Dance Puppet Dance(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70057 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO 70058 Brendan Bowyer And The Royal Showband Waterford - Hucklebuck Brendan Bowyer And The Royal Showband Waterford Brendan Bowyer And The Royal Showband Waterford - Hucklebuck (EP) 7EGO 70058 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
7EGO-70060 John Clements (3) - Reading By John Clements - John Clements (3) Reading By John Clements - "The Unknown Soldier Speaks From Menin Gate"(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO-70060 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
7EGO 70067 Jay Justin - Guilty Jay Justin Guilty(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70067 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
7EGO 70068 Manfred Mann - Pretty Flamingo Manfred Mann Pretty Flamingo(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70068 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
7EGO 70070 Dinah Lee - Do The Blue Beat Dinah Lee Do The Blue Beat(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGO 70070 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

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whiteclouds09

whiteclouds09

August 26, 2022
Are there any lp,s of salvatore adamo available possibly french.