Category Archives: 1900s

Gypsy Band Recordings From Budapest – 1909

  “Kaszino Dal” Orchestra (Béla Berkes Gypsy Orchestra) 1909 (Columbia E975 mx 13178) Kaszino Dal “Dollar Királyno” Hungarian Gypsy Orchestra (Béla Berkes Gypsy Orchestra) 1909 (Columbia E975 mx 13177) Dollar Királyno   Here are two selections recorded in the old … Continue reading

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“The King of Rags” – 1907

“The King of Rags” Arthur Pryor’s Band 1907 (Victor 16821-B) The King Of Rags   This nice ragtime piece, subtitled as “A Two Step Oddity” was composed by Sherman Swisher.  As far as I can determine this was the only … Continue reading

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4th Of July Music – A Vintage Independence Day Concert

    “American Patrol” George Hamilton Green (Xylophone solo with orchestral accompaniment) 1919  (Columbia A 3317 mx 78862) American Patrol “National Emblem March” United States Marine Band (Lieut. Wm. H. Santelmann, Director) 1914 (Victor 17577 A) National Emblem March “Bombasto … Continue reading

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Three Flip Sides 1909 – 1919

“Intermezzo Russe” George Hamilton Green (Xylophone solo with orchestral accompaniment) 1919 (Columbia A 3317 mx 78861) Intermezzo Russe “German Fidelity March” United States Marine Band (Lieut. Wm. H. Santelmann, Director) 1914 (Victor 17577 B) German Fidelity March “Guard Mount” Arthur Pryor’s … Continue reading

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“Die Hydropaten Waltz” – Prince’s Orchestra – 1909

  “Die Hydropaten Waltz” Prince’s Orchestra 1909 (Columbia A 5116 mx 30240) Die Hydropaten Waltz Here is a waltz by Austrian composer Joseph Gung’l  First published in 1858 the waltz was performed throughout much of the world during the Victorian era and into … Continue reading

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Ragtime & March From Mexico

  “Yankee Charro Cakewalk” Banda Flamenco Gascón Circa 1908 (Columbia  A 795 mx 5806) Yankee Charro “Emperador March” Banda de Rurales de Pachuca Circa 1907 (Columbia A 795 mx 5784) Emperador March   Here is a fun ragtime recording from Mexico … Continue reading

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Nellie Melba – “Lucia – Mad Scene” – 1910

“Lucia – Mad Scene” Nellie Melba 1910 (Victor 88071) Lucia Mad Scene Here is a selection from  Gaetano Donizetti’s 1835 opera Lucia di Lammermoor. Nellie Melba recorded the Mad Scene on three occasions.   The first was in 1904 in England for … Continue reading

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Blanche Ring – 1909

“Yip! I Adee! I Aye” Blanche Ring 1909 (Victor 5692) Yip I Adee I Aye – Blanche Ringmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, volume:0.6, autoplay:false, loop:false, showVolumeLevel:true, showTime:true, showRew:true, downloadable:false, downloadablesecurity:false, id3: false} Blanche Ring was a well-known actress and Broadway … Continue reading

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4th of July Music – Sousa’s Band

“Stars And Stripes Forever” Sousa’s Band 1912 (Victor 16777-A) Stars And Stripes Forever – Sousa’s Bandmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, volume:0.6, autoplay:false, loop:false, showVolumeLevel:true, showTime:true, showRew:true, downloadable:false, downloadablesecurity:false, id3: fals “Fairest Of The Fair March” Sousa’s Band 1908 (Victor 16777-B) … Continue reading

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Marconi Velvet Tone Record – 1907

“Strauss Autograph Waltz” Columbia Band 1902 (Marconi Velvet Tone 048) Autograph Waltz – Columbia Bandmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, volume:0.6, autoplay:false, loop:false, showVolumeLevel:true, showTime:true, showRew:true, downloadable:false, downloadablesecurity:false, id3: false} Here is a recording on the rare Marconi Velvet Tone label, … Continue reading

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