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  • We acquired this object.

1961

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2018

Album Cover, Pictures at an Exhibition: Mussorgsky - Ravel, 1961

This is a Album cover. It was published by Command Records and the art director was Charles E. Murphy and made for (as the client) Command Records and subject: Modest Mussorgsky, Andre Vandernoot and Maurice Ravel. It is dated 1961. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper, gate-fold cardboard.

This object was catalogued by Carey Gibbons. It is credited Transfer from Exhibitions Department.

Its dimensions are

30.5 × 30.5 cm (12 × 12 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, lower left: SOUND / 35 [with a spiral extending from the 5] MM; lower center: Original COMMAND master recorded on 35 mm magnetic film / © 1961 GRAND AWARD RECORD CO. INC., NEW YORK, N.Y.; lower right: CC 33 • 11003 / Command / CLASSICS

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound.

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