Category Archives: Salon Music

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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Marek Weber and His Orchestra – 1930

“Recollections Of Marie” (“Marien-Klänge“) Marek Weber And His Orchestra 1930 (Victor 24354 A) Recollections Of Marie “Summer Evening” (“Soirée d’été”/”Ein Sommerabend“) Marek Weber And His Orchestra 1930 (Victor 24354 B) Summer Evening   Here are a couple of waltzes performed … 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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Gertrude Meller Performs Liszt & Moszkowski – 1922

“Paraphrase de Concert” Gertrude Meller 1922 (Homochord HD 2027) Paraphrase de Concert “Grande Valse In E” Gertrude Meller 1922 (Homochord HD 2027) Grande Valse In E   Here is a piano solo record from England performed in a style that … Continue reading

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Selections From “Gasparone” – 1931

(click here for larger view of image) (click here for larger view of image)   Potpourri Aus “Gasparone” Part 1 Marek Weber Und Sein Orchester November 18, 1931  (Electrola EH 729 mx  62 948) Potpourri Aus Gasparone Potpourri Aus “Gasparone” … 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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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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Leo Fall

“Dollar Princess” – Waltz Marek Weber And His Orchestra 1931 (HMV B 3896 mx BLR 5827 Dollar Princess – Marek Weber And His Orchestramap :: {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} “Child You … Continue reading

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Herman Finck “In The Shadows”

  “In The Shadows” Zonophone Salon Orchestra 1929 (Zonophone 5551 mx Yy18182) Here is a salon orchestra recording of British composer Herman Finck’s most famous work, “In The Shadows.”  Finck served as music director for London’s Palace Theatre from 1900 … Continue reading

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“In Wintertime Waltz”

  “In Wintertime Waltz”McKee’s Orchestra1915 (Victor 35511 B)   Here is a charming waltz composed by Frank W. McKee and performed by his orchestra.    I have not been able to find much information about McKee.    He composed a number of … Continue reading

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