RECORDINGS OF JOHN McCORMACK
MATRIX AND ISSUE CODES:
THE GRAMOPHONE (AND TYPEWRITER) COMPANY, UK

        Matrix Number Prefixes:          Acoustic Recordings:
        ----------------------           -------------------

        6000a, 60OOEi, 600OWD2            7 inch (17.9 cm) disc (G & T)*
        5000b                            10 inch  (25 cm) disc (G & T)*
        4000f                            12 inch  (30.5 cm) disc
        5100f, 5200f                     12 inch  disc
        Bb 5000, Bb 5100                 10 inch  disc
        Cc 5000                          12 inch  disc
        HO 201 af                        12 inch


                                          Electrical Recordings:

        Bb 11000,    Bb 21000             10 inch disc
        Cc  11000                         12 inch disc
        CR   1400                         12 inch disc
        2B  2200,   2B 3400               12 inch disc
        OB  3800,   OB 5300               10 inch disc
        OEA  400,   OEA 2100, OEA 2700    10 inch disc

        OEA   8300, OEA 8500              10 inch disc
        OEA   8600, OEA 8800              10   inch   disc
        OEA   9000 through 9400           10       inch  disc
        OEA   9600, OEA 9800              10   inch   disc
        2EA   2700                        12   inch   disc



        Original Issue Numbers:           Acoustic Recordings:

        3-2500 series                      7 inch disc   (sf) (G & T)
        3-2100, 3-2200 series             10 inch disc   (sf) (G & T)
        X-40000 series                    10 inch disc   (sf) (Zonophone: recorded from G & T  masters)
        2-030000 series                   12 inch  disc  (sf)
        2-040000 series                   12 inch  disc  (sf)
        2-050000 series                   12 inch  disc  (sf)
        02000 series                      12 inch  disc  (sf)
        3-4000 series                     10 inch  disc  (sf)
        4-2000 series                     10 inch  disc  (sf)
        5-2000 series                     10 inch  disc  (sf)
        7-30000 series                    10 inch  disc  (sf)
        7-40000 series                    10 inch  disc  (sf)
        7-50000 series                    10 inch  disc  (sf)

        Prefixes:                         Acoustic and Electrical Recordings:

        DA                                10 inch disc
        DB                                12 inch disc
        DM                                12 inch  disc
        DK                                12 inch  disc
        css                               12 inch  disc (sf)
        IR, IRX                           10 and 12 inch discs, Irish HMV
        VA                                10 inch disc
        VB                                12 inch disc
        AGSA                              10 inch disc (American Gramophone Society special pressing)
        AGSB                              12 inch disc (American Gramophone Society special pressing)

        Foreign Reissues:

        Opera Disc (label)                Repressings of pre-1914 matrices for
                                              release in United States.**
        Musics (label)                    Repressings of pre-1914 matrices for
                                              release in Europe.**
        IRCC (label)                      International Record Collectors Club



*Entries for Gramophone and Typewriter Co. issues are designated; others are
    for The Gramophone Company.

**Illicit reissues by Deutsche Grammophon after 1918 (Due to its break with The Gramophone Co. at the
    beginning of WWI.


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