This page displays the complete HMV, DB series, containing all HMV Red Seal, ‘DB’ 78rpms; beginning at DB-100 up to and including DB-21627, (which was the last issue in the British/International series) and the last 78rpm published in the DB series in our database so far.

Total Entries (of ‘DB’ recordings) [Including draft entries]: 8913

This index also includes numbers for Denmark, Russia, Spain, Germany, Belgium, France and all other countries of issue as well as all known auto-coupling numbers. The index also features a very large sequence of matrix numbers (and published take numbers as well as serial numbers (from 1924 to 1934 approx.). (If you can help with missing matrix numbers – please create an account and update our editable database here.)

The DB series was initiated by H.M.V. in 1924 and continued production until the mid 1950’s, which with the introduction of the Long Play (Lp) record, ended production of the ‘DB’ 78rpm series.

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Entry completed by on November 19, 2018 at 12:04 am and last updated November 19, 2018 at 12:04 am | Entry ID: 35

Categories MetaData
Series Prefix DB
Record Numbers 100
Artist(s) Name(s) CHALIAPIN
Composition(s) / Composer(s) Death of Boris – Boris Godounov
Serial Number(s) 2-022020
Matrix Number(s) Cc3197
Recording Date(s) 1924
Album/Series Identification
Additional Info on Album
Auto Coupling No/s
Alternative Auto Coup. No/s
Notes

Acoustically recorded

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