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Description

MOZART: STRING QUARTET IN C MAJOR, KK.465/ STRING QUARTERT IN D MINOR, K. 421; sqaure cover for 33 1/3 RPM long playing record; fron tcover with black background; green and orange horizontal lines in groups of four converge and diverge across front; back cover with black and white photo of quartet; inscriptions on all sides; record inside.

Details

Maker
Westminster Recording Sales Corp.
Date
1953
Inscriptions
"NATURAL BALANCE/ Westminster/ LONG PLAYING RECORDS/ WL5175/ MOZART/ STRING QUARTET IN C MAJOR K. 465/ STING QUARTET IN D MINOR K. 421/ VIENNA KONZERTHAUS QUARTET" (printed)
[similar to front cover] "ANTON KAMPER . . . 1st violin/ KARL M. TITZE . . . 2nd Violin/ ERICH WEISS . . . Viola/ FRANZ KWARDA . . . Cello"; (at bottom) "(copyright symbol) 1953, WESTMINSTER RECORDING CO. N.Y. . . ./ PRINTED/ IN U.S.A." (printed)
(top right) "WS WITHERWAX" (handwritten)
[similar information to cover] "Recorded in Austria" (printed)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
plastic laminate
vinyl
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Places
Anschlag (Arnsberg district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
New York City (New York state)
New York state (United States)
North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
Descriptive terms
cardboard
music
Music
musical performances
phonograph records
plastic laminate
Record, Phonograph
vinyl
People and organizations
Anton Kamper (first violin)
Erich Weiss (viola)
Franz Kwarda (cello)
Karl M. Titze (second violin)
Mozart (composer)
Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet (founded in 1934) (performers)
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.55
Credit Line
Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen
GUSN
257982

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