1. The New Guide to Music; Irving Kolodin; 1950 -International Edition; Double Day
  2. Columbia Masterworks (A Complete Listing of Album Sets); Date Unknown; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  3. Columbia Record Catalogue 1947; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  4. Columbia Record Catalogue (October 1940); Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  5. The Gramophone Shop Encyclopedia of Recorded: Music; Robert H. Reid; 1936; Crown Publishers
  6. The Gramophone Shop Encyclopedia of Recorded: Music; Robert H. Reid; 1948 (3rd Ed.); Crown Publishers
  7. The Gramophone Shop Encyclopedia of Recorded: Music; George C. Leslie (Supv. Editor); 1942; Simon and Schuster - New York
  8. (Excellent source of information and recordings transferred to mp3 format)
  9. The Record Book (Second Supplement); David Hall; 1943; Smith and Durrell - New York
  10. The Record Book (International Edition); David Hall; 1948 (Intern. ed); Oliver Durrell, Inc
  12. Gramophone Record Supplement (The Gramophone Shop Inc.); Various Issue Dates: 1938, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945; Unknown Publisher; (Published monthly supplements)
  13. (Excellent source of 78rpm recordings, remastered, reviewed and available for purchase via CD or download)
  14. Note the Notes - An Illustrated History of the Columbia 78rpm Label 1901-1958; M. Sherman and Kurt Nauck; 1998; Monarch Record Enterprises
  15. Open Sesame - Columbia Records Masterworks Albums Catalog - A Complete Illustrated List; Author Unknown; 1944; Publisher unknown
  16. 78-L mailing list ( Info:
  17. The Gramophone Magazine; Compton Mackenzie - Christopher Stone (Editors); 1948 and 1949 Editions; Haymarket  (Particular reference to articles entitled: 'Letter From America' by Harold C. Schonberg - Published in the Gramophone Magazine 1948 and 1949 editions)
  18. (The Gramophone Archive is a searchable database containing every issue of The Gramophone Magazine from April 1923 to the latest issue)
  19. (Excellent source of information on 78rpm recordings as well as downloadable recordings in a variety of formats)
  20. (Excellent source of information on Stokowski and his recordings from various orchestras and labels)
  21. A Guide to Recorded Music; Irving Kolodin; 1941; Double Day
  22. (Gallery of images featuring 78rpm Columbia Record Labels)
  23. 'Open Sesame'- A Complete Illustrated List - Columbia Masterworks; Author Unknown; 1944; Columbia Broadcasting Corporation
  24. (Ebay is a fountain of information relating to 78rpm recordings. A simple search will reveal countless recordings for sale with many featuring recording details)
  25. Collectors Record Shop - Sales Sheets; New York; Various sheets from 1941, 1943, 1944 and 1945
  26. (A site devoted to honoring the golden era of twentieth century recorded performances)
  27. (Downloadable 78rpm and LP recordings)
  28. (An online resource for rare and historic recorded music)
  29. Records: 1950 Edition; David Hall; 1950; Alfred A. Knopp, Inc
  30. The Musical Quarterly; 1938; Oxford University Press
  31. The Label - The Story of Columbia Records; Gary Marmorstein; Thunder’s Mouth Press; New York; 2007
  32.  Time Magazine; Time Warner; U.S. (Various editions from 1930’s to late 1940’s)
  33. The Gramophone Shop Encyclopedia of Recorded Music; R.D. Darrell; 1936 Edition; New York
  34. Nauck’s Vintage Records Auction Catalogs; Various issues; 2005-2009; Texas; USA (In particular Catalog Nos. 37 - May 2005, 40 - Nov. 2006, 41 - April 2007, 42 - Nov. 2007, 43 - May 2008, 44 - Nov. 2008)
  35. The Almost Complete 78 rpm Record Dating Guide (II); Steven Barr; 1992; Nauck’s Vintage Records; Texas
  36. Bruno Walter Discography:
  37. Leopold Stokowski Discography:
  38. Classic Record Collector; Ed. Alan Sanders; Alan Sanders; UK - (Various editions)
  39. Columbia Record Catalogue 1939; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  40. Revival of Monaural Recordings:
  41. The Columbia Book of Musical Masterworks; Goddard Lieberson, Ed; 1947; Allen, Towne and Heath, Inc.
  42. Fritz Reiner: A Biography; Philip Hart; 1994; Northwestern University Press
  43. Columbia Record Recording and Release Dates 1896 - 1934; Allan Sutton, Ed; 2004; Mainspring Press
  44. Columbia Records - Complete Supplement (All releases up to Sept. 1939); Unknown author(s); CBS Publication
  45. Columbia Record Catalogue 1944; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  46. The LSO (London Symphony Orchestra)  Discography compiled by Philip Stuart; August 2006 Edition
  47. Columbia Record Catalogue - Supplementary Catalogue 1930; Unknown author; CBS
  48. WERM (World’s Encyclopedia of Recorded Music); Francis F. Clough/G.J. Cuming; 1952; London Gramophone Corporation/ Sidwick and Jackson Limited
  49. Columbia Record Catalogue 1948; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  50. Columbia Record Catalogue 1943; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  51. A Complete Catalog of Columbia ’45’ RPM Records - November 1951; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  52. (Online discography of Robert Casadesus)
  53. The Musical Quarterly, Various Volumes from 1930-1952; Published by: Oxford University Press
  54. Music Supervisors' Journal; Various Volume from 1930-1952; Published by: Music Educators National Conference
  55. (Excellent source of early vinyl and 78 rpm recordings in flac format to download
  56. The Library of Congress Online Catalog -
  57. Columbia Record Catalogue 1949; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  58. Columbia Record Catalogue 1952-1953; Unknown author; Promotional Publication - CBS
  59. New York Philharmonic: The Authorized Recordings 1917 - 2005: A Discography; James H. North; Scarecrow Press; 2006; Lanham
  60. [A wealth of information on some early Columbia acoustic sets - however information contains many errors]
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