78 rpm records were recorded in the years between 1926 and the beginning
of the 1930s. Their precise dates are not easy to ascertain because the
majority of these recordings were the personal property of Taraffo
himself. Therefore, they do not exist in the catalogues of various
of the same recordings are repeated with different labels, see the
overture of the opera “Norma,” Taraffo’s compositions “Stefania,”
“Sonatina in A major,” “Prospero,” etc. This leads us to believe
that Taraffo sold many records and found the need to reprint them with
whichever recording company was the most progressive.
all of the records listed in the following photos, we note that the only
record produced in the USA
is the “
The records “Homocord” were produced in Germany, while the other records were produced in Italy and England.
All of these recordings except for the last pictured have been collected on the 2-CD set Pasquale Taraffo: Una Leggenda della Chitarra (A Legend of the Guitar). To listen to samples or purchase his CD, click here.
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