File 5 - Roberto Gerhard, Violin Concerto

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Roberto Gerhard, Violin Concerto


  • c 1950-c 1959 (Probably 1950s) (Creation)

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4 lacquer disks 4 30cm (12-in) disks, cellulose nitrate lacquer on aluminium base; no speed or EQ instructions provided for playback disk

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16 Burleigh Place, Cambridge

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Live recording of Gerhard's Violin Concerto (composed 1945) across eight sides of four lacquer disks. No annotations on sleeves, no details of performance, date or venue given.

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