Friends of Recorded Music discography

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This page presents a discography of The Friends of Recorded Music.

It is part of the site Classical 'Society' Records by Nick Morgan.

For an account of the label itself, please see Friends of Recorded Music.

For more details of each work, artist and issue (price, distribution, reception, transfers etc.), please follow the links in each table.

For dates of creation and latest update, please see 'Page information' in left sidebar.

Issued Recordings

Selection Artists Format Matrix Recorded Location Issued Label cat. no. Country
Boccherini String Quartet in A
Op.32 [billed as Op.33] No.6 G.206
(i) Allegro
Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
#1-B
October 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
November 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 1 USA
(ii) Andantino [lentarello] Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
#II
October 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
November 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 1 USA
(iii) Menuetto [con moto] Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
#III
October 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
November 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 2 USA
(iv) Presto assai Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
#IV
October 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
November 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 2 USA
Mozart String Quartet in Eb K.171
(i) Adagio - Allegro assai - Adagio
Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
1C DISC#3
c. November 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
10 December 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 3 Part 1 USA
(ii) Menuetto Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
2C DISC-3#2
c. November 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
10 December 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 3 Part 2 USA
(iii) Andante Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
3B Disc #4
c. November 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
10 December 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 4 Part 1 USA
(iv) Allegro assai Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
4B Disc #4
c. November 1936
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
10 December 1936
Friends of Recorded Music 4 Part 2 USA
Griffes Two Sketches Based on Indian Themes - (i) Lento e mesto Kreiner Quartet 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
FRM 5A-A
late 1936?
unknown, New York City(?)
February 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 5-A USA
Griffes 3 Poems by Fiona MacLeod -
(i) The Lament of Ian the Proud
William Hain (tenor),
Jerome D. Bohm (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
DISC 5 PART 2
5 January 1937?
unknown
(Universal Recording Co.?),
New York City(?)
February 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 5-B USA
Marx, Joseph Der Rauch Paul Engel (baritone),
Jerome D. Bohm (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
DISC 6 PART 1
5 January 1937?
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
February 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 6-A USA
Marx, Joseph Verklärtes Jahr - (iii) Lieder
(iv) In meiner Träume Heimat
Paul Engel (baritone),
Jerome D. Bohm (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
DISC 6 PART 2
5 January 1937?
Universal Recording Co. studio,
New York City
February 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 6-B USA
Scriabin Sonata No.4 in F# Op.30 -
Andante; Prestissimo volando [part 1]
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
F.R.M. DISC 7A
March 1937?
unknown, New York City(?)
April 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 7-A USA
Prestissimo volando [part 2] Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
F.R.M. DISC 7B
March 1937?
unknown, New York City(?)
April 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 7-B USA
Ariosti Pur alfin, gentil viola -
Air, 'Pur alfin, gentil viola'
Lucile Dresskell (soprano),
Miles Dresskell (viola d’amore),
Sara Knight (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
F.R.M. DISC 8A
March 1937?
unknown, New York City(?)
April 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 8-A USA
Allegro, 'Beltà che col rigor' Lucile Dresskell (soprano),
Miles Dresskell (viola d’amore),
Sara Knight (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
F.R.M. DISC 8B
March 1937?
unknown, New York City(?)
April 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 8-B USA
Schoenberg 3 Piano Pieces Op.11 -
(ii) Mässige Achtel [part 1]
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
F.R.M. DISC 9A
March 1937?
unknown, New York City(?)
April 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 9-A USA
(ii) Mässige Achtel [part 2]
Scriabin 2 Dances Op.73 - (ii) Flammes sombres
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
F.R.M. DISC 9B
March 1937?
unknown, New York City(?)
April 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 9-B USA
Griffes Sonata -
Feroce - Allegretto con moto [part 1]
Harrison Potter (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM201A
mid-1937
Musicraft studio,
New York City
15-October 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 10-A USA
(i) Allegretto con moto [part 2] Harrison Potter (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM202B
mid-1937
Musicraft studio,
New York City
15-October 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 10-B USA
(ii) Molto tranquillo Harrison Potter (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM203A
mid-1937
Musicraft studio,
New York City
15-October 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 11-A USA
(iii) Allegro vivace - Appassionato - Lento - Tempo primo - Presto Harrison Potter (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM204A
mid-1937
Musicraft studio,
New York City
15-October 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 11-B USA
Bloch Five Sketches in Sepia - (i) Prelude
(ii) Fumées sur la ville (iii) Lucioles
Harrison Potter (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM205A
mid-1937
Musicraft studio,
New York City
15-October 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 12-A USA
(iv) Incertitude (v) Epilogue Harrison Potter (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM206A
mid-1937
Musicraft studio,
New York City
15-October 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 12-B USA
Clementi, Muzio Sonata in g Op.50 No.3
Didone abbandonata -
(i) Introduzione: Largo patetico e sostenuto -
Allegro ma con espressione [part 1]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM222
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 13-A USA
(i) Allegro ma con espressione [part 2] Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM223 NO1
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 13-B USA
(ii) Adagio dolente Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM220
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 14-A USA
(iii) Allegro agitato, e con disperazione Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM221
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 14-B USA
Brahms Sonata in f# Op.2 -
(i) Allegro non troppo, ma energico [part 1]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM224
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 15-A USA
(i) Allegro non troppo, ma energico [part 2]
(ii) Andante con espressione [part 1]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM225
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 15-B USA
(ii) Andante con espressione [part 2]
(iii) Scherzo: Allegro [part 1]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM226
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 16-A USA
(iii) Scherzo: Allegro [part 2]
(iv) Introduzione: Sostenuto [part 1]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM227
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 16-B USA
(iv) Allegro non troppo e rubato [part 2] Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM228
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 17-A USA
(iv) Allegro non troppo e rubato [part 3] Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM229
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1937
Friends of Recorded Music 17-B USA
Haydn, Joseph Sonata in F Hob.XVI:23 -
(i) Allegro [billed as Allegro moderato]
(ii) Adagio [billed as Larghetto] [part 1]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM231
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
March 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 19-A USA
(ii) Adagio [part 2]
(iii) [Finale] Presto
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM232
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
March 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 19-B USA
Scriabin Sonata No.4 in F# Op.30 -
Andante; Prestissimo volando [part 1]
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM353
July 1938
Musicraft studio,
New York City
November 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 20-A USA
Prestissimo volando [part 2] Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM354
July 1938
Musicraft studio,
New York City
November 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 20-B USA
Clementi, Muzio
Sonata in Bb Op.24 [billed as Op.47] No.2 -
(i) Allegro con brio [part 1]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM233
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
November 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 21-A USA
((ii) Andante quasi allegretto
[billed as Andante quasi assai]
Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM234X
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
November 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 21-B USA
(iii) [Rondo:] Allegro assai Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM235
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
November 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 22-A USA
Hässler, Johann Wilhelm Grande Gigue in d Op.31 Arthur Loesser (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM236
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
November 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 22-B USA
Busoni Sonatina ad usum infantis -
(i) Molto tranquillo
(ii) Andantino melancolico
Michael Zadora (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM385B
1938
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 23-A USA
(iii) Vivace (alla marcia)
(iv) Molto tranquillo (v) Polonaise
Michael Zadora (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM386A
1938
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 23-B USA
Busoni
Sonatina in diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII -
Allegretto - Calmo
Michael Zadora (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM387A
1938
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 24-A USA
Sostenuto alla breve - Moderatamente vivace
Un poco meno del 1. tempo
Michael Zadora (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM388
1938
Musicraft studio,
New York City
December 1938
Friends of Recorded Music 24-B USA
Françaix Sonatine - (i) Vivace
(ii) Andante
Josef Gingold (violin),
Liza Elman (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM480
1939?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
June 1939
Friends of Recorded Music 25-A USA
(iii) Thème varié Josef Gingold (violin),
Liza Elman (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM481
1939?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
June 1939
Friends of Recorded Music 25-B USA
Scriabin Sonata No.5 Op.53 -
Allegro. Impetuoso. Con stravaganza
to Languido [part 1]
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM552
1939?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
April 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 26-A USA
[overlap] Languido [part 2]
to Allegro (before Prestissimo) [part 1]
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM553
1939?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
April 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 26-B USA
Allegro [part 2] to end Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM554
1939?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
April 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 27-A USA
Scriabin
4 Preludes Op.37 - (ii) No.2 in F#
12 Etudes Op.8 - (ii) No.2 in f#
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM641
1939?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
April 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 27-B USA
Scriabin Sonata No.10 Op.70
Moderato – Allegro [part 1]
Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM355
1938?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
October 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 28-A USA
Allegro [part 2] – Puissant, radieux Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM356
1938?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
October 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 28-B USA
Allegro to end Katherine Ruth Heyman (piano) 12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM357
1938?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
October 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 29-A USA
Griffes 3 Poems by Fiona MacLeod -
(i) The Lament of Ian the Proud
William Hain (tenor),
Jerome D. Bohm (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
DISC 5 PART 2
5 January 1937?
unknown
(Universal Recording Co.?),
New York City(?)
October 1940
Friends of Recorded Music 29-B USA

Private Recordings

Selection Artists Format Matrix Recorded Location Note Label cat. no. Country
Puccini Gianni Schicchi -
aria 'O mio babbino caro'
Reed, Peter Hugh A Little Page Sings
Ann Wickes Reed (soprano),
Harrison Potter (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM257
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
'Private Recording,
Not For Sale'
Friends of Recorded Music 18-A USA
Reed, Peter Hugh
Your Name is like a Nightingale
LaForge, Frank Song of the Open
Ann Wickes Reed (soprano),
Harrison Potter (piano)
12" / 30 cm
lateral disc
GM256
late 1937?
Musicraft studio,
New York City
'Private Recording,
Not For Sale'
Friends of Recorded Music 18-B USA

Unissued Recordings

No recordings made for the Friends of Recorded Music, but not issued, are known.