Category Archives: Acoustic Recordings

Frieda Hempel & Hermann Jadlowker – 1911

  Traviata “So hold so reizend” Frieda Hempel and Herm. Jadlowker 1911 (Odeon LX 99904 mx XB5182) Traviata 1 Akt So hold so reizend Traviata “Jetz, mein Alfred, gehn wir” Frieda Hempel and Herm. Jadlowker 1911 (Odeon LX 99903 mx … 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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“It’s A Long Way To Berlin” – 1917

  “It’s A Long Way To Berlin” Fred Fairbanks, vocal 1917  (Pathe 20266) It’s A Long Way To Berlin   This weekend was the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand which sparked the start of World War … 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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The Benson Orchestra of Chicago – 1924

“Keep On Dancing” The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago 1924 (Victor 19470-B) Keep On Dancing – The Benson Orchestra Of Chicagomap :: {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} “Copenhagen” The Benson Orchestra Of Chicago … 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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