Category Archives: Acoustic Recordings

Léon Jessel / Whilhelm Aletter Intermezzos – 1913

“The Wedding Of The Rose” Conway’s Band July 9, 1913 (Victor 17476-B) The Wedding Of The Rose “Rendez-vous” Victor Concert Orchestra December 23, 1913 (Victor 17476 A) Rendez-vous   Here are two recordings of “intermezzo” songs that were well-known on … Continue reading

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Riccardo Stracciari “Barcarolle From La Gioconda” 1921

“Barcarolle From La Gioconda” Riccardo Stracciari, vocal November 1, 1921 (Columbia 79636) Bacarolle From La Gioconda   It has been awhile since I have featured any grand opera recordings.   To remedy that, here is Italian baritone Riccardo Stracciari performing the barcarolle … Continue reading

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4th of July Music

“Stars And Stripes Forever March” Hurtado Bros. Royal Marimba Band of Guatemala April 26, 1916 (Victor 18092 A) Stars And Stripes Forever March “The Invincible Eagle” American Regimental Band 1917 (Pathe 20273 B) The Invincible Eagle “Liberty Loan March” American … Continue reading

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Harry C. Browne – 1916

“Kingdom Come” Harry C Browne, vocal and banjo October 13, 1916 (Columbia A2135 mx 470014) Kingdom Come “When I Used To Work Upon The Levee” Harry C Browne, vocal and banjo December 21, 1916 (Columbia A2135 mx 47009) When I … Continue reading

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“Slidus Trombonus” Leo Zimmerman 1917

  “Slidus Trombonus” Leo Zimmerman September 21, 1917 (Columbia A2429 mx 77357) Slidus Trombonus   Here is a ragtime era novelty song that I think is fun. The original sheet music for “Slidus Trombonus” included a subtitle “A Trombone Comedy” … Continue reading

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Victor Military Band – 1916

“In The Park March” Victor Military Band March 21, 1916 (Victor 18017-B) In The Park March “Tenth Regiment March” Victor Military Band March 21, 1916 (Victor 18017-A) Tenth Regiment March   Here are two recordings by the Victor Military Band … Continue reading

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“Lindbergh (The Eagle of the USA) / “Lucky Lindy” – Jack Kaufman 1927

“Lindbergh (The Eagle Of The USA)” Jack Kaufman, vocal May 25, 1927 (Harmony 418 H mx 144219) Lindbergh (The Eagle Of The USA) “Lucky Lindy” Jack Kaufman, vocal May 25, 1927 (Harmony 418 H mx 144218) Lucky Lindy   When … Continue reading

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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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William G. McAdoo, Former Secretary of the Treasury – 1919

“Revise Taxes” William G McAdoo (Former Secretary of the Treasury) 1919 (Nation’s Forum 2 mx 49706) Revise Taxes “National Emblem March” Prince’s Band July 8, 1916 (Nation’s Forum 2 mx 48858) National Emblem March   Nation’s Forum was a label … 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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