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I don't have information about the Glasunoff-Quartett, but I know this record is made in 1929. 1  String quartet no.8 op.59 no.2: allegretto (Beethoven) 2  String quartet in E fl. maj.: canzonetta (Mendelssohn) 78rpm 30 cm: Parlophon P.9482-I/II    Matrix nrs.:  2-79516/7 Recorded:  1929 XI 15
Topics: Glasunoff-Quartett, Parlophon, Beethoven, Mendelssohn
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by Joyce Eileen, pi.; Holst Henry, vi.; Pini Anthony, cel.
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Eileen Joyce  (Zeehan, Tasmania, 01.01.1908 - 25.03.1991): Australian pianist.  Henry Holst (Saeby, 25.07.1899 - Copenhagen, 19.10.1991): Danish violinist. Anthony Pini   (Buenos Aires, 15.04.1902 - Barcombe, 01.01.1989): cellist, son of a Scottish mother and an Argentine father.  Joseph Haydn: Piano trio in G Hob. XV:25  1  andante 2  poco adagio 3  finale: rondo all' Ongarese. Presto Eileen Joyce, piano Henry Holst, ciolin Anthony Pini, cello 78rpm 30 cm: Columbia DHX 7004-5...
Topics: Joyce Eileen, 78rpm, Holst Henry, Pini Anthony, Haydn, Columbia, Mozart
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by Gaubert Philippe
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Philippe Gaubert  (Cahors, 05.VII.1879 - Paris, 08.VII.1941): French flautist, conductor and composer. He became flautist at the Opéra in Paris; in 1919 he was appointed for three functions: professor of flute at the Paris Conservatoire (Marcel Moyse was one of his pupils); first conductor of the Opéra Paris; first conductor of the Orchestre de la Société des Conserts du Conservatoire in Paris. He died of a heart attack in 1941. Philippe Gaubert, flute (+ piano accompaniment): 1  Le petit...
Topics: Gaubert Philippe, Flute, Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Doppler, Disque Pour Gramophone
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by Taschner Gerhard, vi.; Nette-Rothe Gerda, pi.
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Gerhard Tascher (Jagerndorf, 25.5.1922 - Berlin, 21.07.1976): German violinist. Initially studied violin with his grandfather. 1929: made his debut in Prague at age 7 with Mozart's 5th violin concerto. 1930-1932: studied with Jenö Hubay (Budapest), then with Bronislav Huberman and Adolf Bak (Vienna). 1932: played 3 concerts with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra conducted by Felix Weingartner. 1941: was chosen by Wilhelm Furtwängler as first concertmaster in the Berlin Philharmonic. 1943: married...
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Topics: Taschner Gerhard, Violin, Sarasate, Paganini, Odeon, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Hollman Josef, cel.
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Joseph Hollman (Maastricht, 16.10.1852 - Paris, 31.12.1926): Dutch cellist and composer. Entered the Brussels Conservatory at age 14, studied with Isidore Deswert (cello), François-Joseph Fétis and Charles Bosselet (composition).  1870: obtained the conservatory diploma with a Premier Prix. Subsequently cello lessons with Léon Jacques Jacquard (Paris) and Charles Davidoff (St. Petersburg).  1875: debut in Paris. In Paris he got acquainted with Edouard Lalo, Jules Massenet and Camille...
Topics: Hollman Josef, Cello, 78rpm, Saint-Saëns, Blockx, Victor
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by Van Leeuwen Boomkamp Carel, cel.; Hengeveld Gerard, pi.
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Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp (Borculo, 11.08.1906 - Huizen, 11.03.2000): Dutch cellist. Already during his studies at a grammar school in Utrecht he got lessons on the cello from Ed/Eduard Ferrée. On the advice of Gérard Hekking, also his teacher, he dropped out of grammar school in 1922 to devote himself to music and could study in Paris thanks to a state scholarship. In 1924 he was appointed cellist of the Haarlem Orchestral Society, but less than five months later he was sitting in the chair...
Topics: Van Leeuwen Boomkamp Carel, Cello, Hengeveld Gerard, 78rpm, Decca, Bosmans Henriëtte, Fauré
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by Rosé Quartet
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Arnold Rosé  (Rosenblum) (Iasy, 24.10.1863 - London, 25.08.1946): Austrian Jewish violinist and teacher, born in a city that is now in Romania.  1879: debut as violinist 1881-1938: concertmaster of both Wiener Hofoper Orch. (later: Wiener Staatsoper) and Wiener Philharmoniker. Rosé was married to Justine, Gustav Mahler's sister, and collaborated a lot with Mahler during his time at the Hofoper.  1938: After the death of his wife (22.08.1938) and the Anschluss of Austria, Rosé went into...
Topics: Rosé Quartet, 78rpm, Beethoven, HMV
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by Nielsen Flora, msop.; Moore Gerald, pi.
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Flora Nielsen (Vancouver, 28.08.1900 - London, 20.04.1976): birth name Sybil Crawley. Soprano, later mezzo-soprano. Studied at the Royal College of Music, London, with Anne Thursfield (Hamburg) and Felicie Kaschowska (Vienna).  1930: Debut opera Monte Carlo She returned to England, sang as Flora Nielsen at Sadler's Wells Opera Company, after that Covent Garden. Studied with Elena Gerhardt, accent on concert ("Lied") repertoire. Successfull tours as a concert singer in Holland,...
Topics: Nielsen Flora, Mezzo-soprano, Moore Gerald, HMV, 78rpm, Schubert, Schumann
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by D' Alvarez Margaret, alto; Crimi Giulio, ten.
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Marguerite d'Alvarez (Liverpool, c. 1884 V 31 - Alassio (Italy), 18.X.1953): English contralto, born Margarita Amelia Alvarez de Rocafuerte. Her father was a Peruvian diplomat, her mother was French. She studied at the Brussels conservatoire. 1907: Debut in Rouen 1909: Manhattan Opera Company 1911-1912: London Opera (Oscar Hammerstein) Sang in Covent Garden (1914) and other leading European opera houses; in Chicago (1920) and Boston (1913), and made a tour of Australia after World War I....
Topics: 78rpm, Aeolian Vocalion, D'Alvarez Marguerite, Crimi Giulio, Verdi
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Serkin Rudolf, pi.; Ormandy Eugene, cond.
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Robert Schumann: Piano concerto in a op. 54 (1845) 1  allegro affetuoso    14:45 2  Intermezzo (andante grazioso) - allegro vivace    14:52 Rudolf Serkin, piano Philadelphia Orch. c.b. Eugene Ormandy 78rpm 30 cm: Columbia M-734 Matrix nrs.:  XCO 35661-8 Recorded:  1946 01 21
Topics: Serkin Rudolf, 78rpm, ormandy Eugene, Schumann, Columbia, 1946
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by Kirkby Lunn Louise, alto
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Louise Kirkby Lunn (Manchester, 08-11-1873 - St. John's Wood, 17-02-1930):  English alto, trained in Manchester (teacher: Greenwood) and from 1890-1893 at the Royal Music College London with Alberto Visetti. In Paris she studied with Jacques Bouhy.  1893: concert debut in London, thereafter affiliated with Harris Opera Theatre 1897-1899: Carl Rosa Company 1899: Marriage with William Pearson, gave up her career until 1901. 1901-1914 and from 1919-1922: Covent Garden, London. 1902-1903,...
Topics: Kirkby Lunn Louise, alto, HMV, 78rpm
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by De Angelis Nazzareno, bass
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Nazzareno de Angelis   (L'Aquila, 17.11.1881 - Rome, 14.12.1962): Italian bass. Sang in choirs, including the Sistine Chapel (Vatican). 1903: debut in L'Aquila 1907: debut at La Scala, Milan, under the direction of Arturo Toscanini Had a worldwide career of 36 years in which he performed about 1500 times: 1909-1910 Manhattan Opera House New York 1910-1911 and 1929-1925 Opera of Chicago 1910-1925 and 1928-1938 Opera of Rome His most famous role was Mefistofele (Boito), which he sang ca. 500 x...
Topics: 78rpm, Fonotipia, De Angelis Nazzareno, 1907, 1909, bass
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by Astruc Yvonne, vi.; Boulanger Nadia, pi.;,Milhaud Darius, comp.
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Yvonne Astruc (Asnières-sur-Seine, 27 April 1889 - Paris, 17 October 1980) was a French violinist and one of the leading figures in European violin pedagogy. She was the granddaughter of the journalist and theatre impresario Gabriel Astruc (1864-1938). She began studying the violin at the age of five and in 1906 entered the Paris Conservatory in the class of Narcisse-Augustin Lefort (1852-1933). She won the Premier Prix in 1909. She made his debut in Paris. She frequently played the composers...
Topics: Astruc Yvonne, Boulanger Nadia, Boulanger Lili, Milhaud Darius, Columbia, Decca
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by Chagnon Pierre, cond.
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Pierre Chagnon  (Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, 15.07.1893 - Paris, 09.03.1957): French composer, pianist and onductor. Conducted many orchestras for Columbia, composed more than 200 songs. Arletty, Fernandel, Tino Rossi, Mistinguett sang his songs. Here a beautifully edited album with 5 25cm 78rpm records. A dive into the CHARM database tells us that the recording was made in October 1927. Furthermore, it was decided not to play the music as an orchestral suite, but as it was intended in Alphonse...
Topics: 78rpm, Chagnon Pierre, Bizet, Columbia
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Lancker Charles v., Koch Henri, Rogister Jean,, Rogister-Schor Lydie
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Guillaume Lekeu (20.01.1870 - 21.01.1894), Belgian composer. He started composing at the age of 15. The Lekeu family moved to Paris in 1888, where Guillaume studied philosophy and took private lessons in counterpoint and fugue from César Franck and orchestration from Vincent D'Indy. The latter stimulated Guillaume to compete in the Brussels Prix de Rome in 1891. He won the 2nd prize with his cantata Andromède. In 1892 Lekeu's breakthrough came, but unfortunately he died of paratyphoid fever...
Topics: 78rpm, Lekeu Guillaume, Polydor, Lancker Charles van, Koch Henri, Rogister Jean, Rogister-Schor Lidy
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by Maclean Alick, cond.
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Alick Maclean  (Eton, 20.07.1872 - London, 18.05.1936): in full Alexander Morvaren Maclean, English composer and conductor.  Wrote 2 operas before he was 22: Crichton (ca. 1892) and Quentin Durward (1894).  Won the Moody-Manners Prize in 1895 for his oneacter Petruccio .  As an opera composer he was more successful in Germany than in England. Two operas were premiered in Mainz: Die Liebegeige (1906) and Die Waldidylle (1913). 1899-1912: Wyndham's Theatres 1912-1935: conducted The Spa...
Topics: Maclean Alick, HMV, Columbia, 78rpm, Gounod, Puccini, Leoncavallo, Bizet
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by Spani Hina, sop.
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Hina Spani  (Puán, 15.02.1896 - Buenos Aires, 11.07.1969): Argentine soprano. Real name: Higinia Tuñón. A landowner paid for her singing study at resp. Amalio Campodonico (Buenos Aires) and Vittorio Moratti (Milan). 1915 Debut in La Scala, Milan, in  La Wally  (Catalani), She sang in all major theaters in Italy until 1934. 1915-1940: Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 1934: sang in the Teatro Colón the world premiere of Maria Ezigiaca (Respighi) After 1940 she stopped singing opera, gave...
Topics: Spani Hina, 1929, 1931, HMV, 78rpm, Dvorak, Scarlatti A., Caccini, Tirindelli, soprano
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by Bourmauck Ernest, cond.
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Little is known about Ernest Bourmauck (18? - 1944): French conductor and choir director. He worked closely with Gabriel Fauré on his Requiem, and premiered the Requiem as well. He also worked with Francis Poulenc on his Mass in g minor. 1925: He married the soprano Rose Heilbronner (1879-1967). 1934-1942: He conducted Les Chanteurs de Lyon . Gabriel Fauré: Requiem op. 48   1  Introit & Kyrie    Columbia RFX 63 CLX 2102-1; 2103-1 1938 V 31 2  Offertory Columbia RFX 64 CLX 2106-1;...
Topics: 78rpm, Bourmauck Ernest, Fauré, Dupont Suzanne, Didier Maurice, Columbia
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by Blech Leo, cond.
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Leo Blech  (21.IV.1871 - 25.VIII.1958), German conductor and composer, conducted the Königliches Opernhaus (later: Orchester Staatsoper Berlin) from 1906-1937, and the Städtische Oper, Berlin from 1949-1953. He made many recordings since 1916. I learned from Jolyon and Emilio that Leo Blech recorded a series of early electric records for Polydor (1926) with the numbers 66381 - 66402. Matrix numbers with suffixes am - az indicates acoustic, and bd - bz indicates electric recordings. Leo...
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Topics: 78rpm, Blech Leo, Orch. Staatsoper Berlin, Polydor, Mozart, Weber, Thomas, Bellini
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by Blech Leo, cond.; Kapelle Deutsch. Opernhauses Charlottenburg
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Leo Blech  (Aachen, 21.04.1871 - Berlin, 25.08.1958): German opera composer and conductor of Jewish origin. Studied piano with Ernst Rudorff and composition with Woldemar Bargiel at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. Later took private lessons with Engelbert Humperdinck.  1893-1896: conductor Stadttheater Aachen 1899-1906: Neues Deutsches Theater, Prague 1906-1937: Königliches Schauspielhaus / Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin 1937-1941: in exile in Riga, because of the Nazis. Conducted...
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Topics: 78rpm, Blech Leo, Haydn, Gramophone
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Oubradous Fernand, bassoon; Bigot Eugène, cond.
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Fernand Oubradous  (Paris, 12.II.1903 - Paris, 06.I.1986): French bassoon player, conductor, composer and teacher. Son of a bassoonist. Studied bassoon at the Conservatoire de Paris, won a Premier Prix. Founded the Trio d'Anches de Paris in 1927, together with Myrtil Morel, solo oboist of the Concerts Colonne, and Pierre Lefebvre, solo clarinettist of the Concerts Lamoureux. Henri Martelli composed a piece for their first concert. The trio performed in France, Germany and Switzerland and...
Topics: 78rpm, Mozart, Bigot Eugène, Oubradous Fernand, Disque Gramophone
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Berger Erna, sop.; Harich-Schneider Eta, harps.
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Robert Oboussier  (Antwerp, 09.07.1900 - Zurich, 09.06.1957): Swiss composer. Studied in Heidelberg (Ph. Wolfrum) and Mannheim (Arno Landmann), Zurich conservatory with Vogler, Jarnach and Andrae as teachers. Also studied with Jarnach in Berlin, where he also studied conducting at the Hochschule für Musik with Ochs and Krasselt.  1922-1928: Worked in Florence, Munich and Paris, first only as composer, later also as critic. 1930: became Berlin music critic for the Frankfurter Zeitung ...
Topics: Berger Erna, Oboussier Robert, Harich-Schneider Eta, Schleif Hans-Walter, 78rpm, Electrola, 1938,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ritchie Margaret, sop.
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Margaret Ritchie (Grimsby, 07.08.1903 - Ewelme, 07.02.1969): English soprano. She studied at the Royal College of Music in London and with Plunket Greene, Agnes Nicholls and Sir Henry Wood. She was especially known as a concert singer, also sang as first soprano with the Intimate Opera Company (founded by Frederick Woodhouse), which aimed to perform small-scale opera works. 1944: Sadler's Wells Opera. Had success as Dorabella ( Cosi fan tutte ). 1945: she played Adelina Patti in the movie Pink...
Topics: Ritchie Margaret, soprano, Kell Reginald, Moore Gerald, HMV, Schubert, Bishop, Boyve, Mozart, Hook,...
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by Zimmermann Louis, vi.
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Louis Zimmermann  (Groningen, 19.07.1873 - Amsterdam, 05.03.1953): Dutch violinist. Trained by his father, then Christiaan Poortman (violin), Constantijn Muller (music theory).  From 1890 lessons in Leipzig with Hans Sitt (violin) and Carl Reinecke (theory), then with Eugène Ysaÿe. Left for Hamburg and Darmstadt to become concertmaster. 1899-1940: concertmaster of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam From 1911: head teacher at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.  Married to Maria Chits,...
Topics: 78rpm, Zimmermann Louis, violin, Händel, Beethoven, Mozart, Tartini, Granados, Mendelssohn,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Leisner Emmi, alto
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Emmi Leisner (Flensburg, 08.08.1885 - Flensburg, 12.01.1958): German alto singer. Her father was of Danish origin, her mother sang and played the piano. She studied at the Stern'schen Konservatorium in Berlin and had three years of lessons with Helene Breest. She also studied art history and philosophy.  1911: First concert in Berlin. Thereafter she sang with great success in Leipzig (as a soloist with Karl Straube) and Frankfurt.  1913-1921: sang at the Hofoper, Berlin. Then Volksoper...
Topics: Leisner Emmi, alto, Grammophon, Polydor, Gluck, Händel, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Diener Hermann, Coll. Musicum Instr., Berlin
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Hermann Diener (Rostock, 15.01.1897 - Berlin, 27.01.1955): German conductor and violinist.  Studied in Berlin with Adolf Busch (1891-1952). 1924-1928: conductor of his own chamber orchestra. From 1928 conductor of the Collegium Musicum, of the Berlin Academy for School and Church Music. In 1934 he was appointed professor there.  He was on the Nazis' Gottbegnadeten list. That list was made in 1944, and it listed artists valued by Hitler who did not have to go to the front. Georg Friedrich...
Topics: 78rpm, Händel, Diener Hermann, Electrola, Collegium Musicum Instrumentale Berlin
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Walter Bruno cond., London S.O.
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Arcangelo Corelli: Concert grosso in g op.6 no.8 "Fatto per la notte di Natale" Bruno Walter, London Symph. Orch. 78rpm: HMV DB 3639-3640 Matrix nrs.: 2EA.6774-1; 6775-1; 6776-2A; 6777-1 Recorded:  1938 09 13 London, Abbey Road
Topics: 78rpm, Walter Bruno, London S.O., Corelli, HMV, 1938
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Kolessa Lubka, pi.; Böhm Karl, cond.
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Lubka Kolessa (19.05.1902 - 15.08.1997): Pianist born in Ukraine. Studied in Vienna with Louis Thern and Emil von Sauer, received her diploma in 1920. A successful career followed. From 1929-1930 she studied with Eugen d'Albert. Because of the war, she moved to Canada (Ottawa) where she continued her piano career until 1954. Thereafter she devoted herself to teaching in Toronto, Montreal, New York and Quebec. Highly regarded teacher. Karl Böhm (Graz, 28.08.1894 - Salzburg, 14.08.1981):...
Topics: 78rpm, Kolessa Lubka, Böhm Karl, Electrola, Beethoven, Hummel, Sächsische Staatskapelle
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ursuleac V., Berger E., Jerger A., Schlusnus H.
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Two Decca 25 cm 78 discs, originally Polydor recordings, with a very nice cast. The  Arabella  recording from 1933 is very special because both Viorica Ursuleac and Alfred Jerger sang in the world premiere in 1933. It is also nice because Viorica Ursuleac was married to Clemens Krauss, the conductor on both records. Viorica Ursuleac  (26.03.1894 - 22.10.1985): Romanian soprano.  Trained in Vienna. 1922: Debut in Zagreb as Charlotte (Werther). 1924-1926: Wiener Volksoper 1926-1930: Frankfurt...
Topics: Ursuleac Viorica, Berger Erna, Jerger Alfred, Schlusnus Heinrich, Decca.78rpm
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by Bori Lucrezia, sop.
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Lucrezia Bori (Valencia, 24.12.1887 - New York City, 14.05.1960): Spanish lyric soprano, proper name: Lucrecia Borja y González de Riancho. She studied in Milan with Melchiorre Vidal. 1908: debut in Rome as Micaëla (Carmen).  1910: Filled in for a sick singer on the Metropolitan's visit to Paris as Manon (Manon Lescaut, Puccini). 1910-1911: Sang at the request of Toscanini at the Scala. Milan. 1912-1915; 1921-1936: sang at the Metropolitan in New York.  1915: she had to have surgery to...
Topics: Bori Lucrezia, RCA-Victor, 78rpm, 1937, Black Frank, soprano
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Stokowski Leopold, Philadelphia Orch.
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Leopold Stokowski  (London, 18.04.1882 - Nether Wallop, Hampshire, 13.09.1977): English conductor, with a Polish father and an Irish mother. Some highlights: 1909-1912: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 1912-1938: Philadelphia Orchestra 1940-1942: Founded the All-American Youth Orchestra and toured North and South America with it 1945-1946: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles 1946-1949: Guest conducting with New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra 1949-1951: co-conductor together with Mitropoulos of the...
Topics: 78rpm, Stokowski Leopold, Scriabin, HMV, 1932
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Diener Hermann, Coll. Musicum Instr., Berlin
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In this post we hear the third recording of Die Kunst der Fuge by Johann Sebastian Bach. The first was made in 1934-35 by the Roth string quartet, the second was made in 1935-1938 by pianists Richard Buhlig and Wesley Kuhnle. I got this information from Bach Cantatas , where one can see in great detail when and by whom recordings of Die Kunst der Fuge were made.   Hermann Diener (15.01.1897 - 27.01.1955): German conductor and violinist. Studied in Berlin with Adolf Busch. 1924-1928: conductor...
Topics: 78rpm, Diener Hermann, Collegium Musicum Instrumentale Berlin, Bach, Electrola
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by Orkest Max Tak
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Max Tak  (Amsterdam, 09.08.1891 - New York, 8.8.1967): Dutch musician, composer and journalist. Born in Amsterdam in a family of Jewish diamond workers. Had violin lessons from William Klein, Sylvain Noach and Johan C. Herbschleb, first violinist with the Concertgebouw orchestra. In 1908 Tak was allowed to play for Willem Mengelberg and was accepted as a student of the second violins for f25, - per month. he also took violin lessons at the conservatory with Alexander Schmuller and composition...
Topics: Strauss Richard, Tak Max, Pathé, Strauss Richard, 78rpm
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by De Angelis Nazzareno, bass
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Nazzareno de Angelis  (L'Aquila, 17.11.1881 - Rome, 14.12.1962): Italian bass. As a boy he sang in the Sistine Chapel. Trained by Dr. Faberi at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome.  1903: debut in Linda di Chamounix (Donizetti) as Prefect.Afterwards sang in other theatres in Italy. 1905: tour through the Netherlands 1907: debut in La Scala, Milan, conducted by Arturo Toscanini Had a worldwide career of 36 years in which he gave about 1500 performances. 1910-1911: Chicago Grand Opera...
Topics: 78rpm, De Angelis Nazzareno, bass, Columbia, 1928, 1929, Verdi, Rossini, Cheni Elena, Mannarini...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Dorfmann Ania, pi.; Goehr Walter, cond.
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Ania Dorfmann  (09.07.1899 - 21.04.1984): American pianist born in Odessa. Gave her first concert at the age of 11. 1916-1917: studied in Paris with Isidor Philipp 1936: debut in America in Town Hall, New York 1938: she settled in the United States 1939: she was the first female soloist appointed by Toscanini to play the Beethoven Choral Fantasy. 1947: she worked intensively with actress Barbara Stanwyck for the film The other love. Dorfmann played all music, but trained Stanwyck 3 hours a day...
Topics: Mendelssohn, Dorfmann Ania, Goehr Walter, Columbia, 1938, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Onégin Sigrid, alto
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Sigrid Onégin (Stockholm, 01.06.1889 - Magliaso, 16.06.1943): Swedish-born alto singer, full name Elisabeth Elfriede Sigrid Hoffmann. Had a German father and a French mother.  Studied with Louise Resz (Frankfurt), Eugen Robert Weiss (Munich) and Cavaliere de Ranieri (Milan). She was also taught by Lilli Lehmann (1848-1929) and Margarethe Siems (1879-1952).  She was also taught by her accompanist Agnes Elisabeth Overbeck (1870-1919), a German composer and pianist who also accompanied Clara...
Topics: Onegin Sigrid, Opera, 78rpm, Meyerbeer, Victor
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Bunk Gerard, organ; Van Kempen Paul, cond.
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Gerard Bunk (1888-1958): Dutch organist, pianist and composer. Studied piano at conservatories in Rotterdam, England, and Germany (Bierfeld and Hamburg). As an organist, he was self-taught; he declined an offer by Karl Straube to take lessons from him and from Max Reger.  After 1925 he was appointed cantor and organist of St. Rainoldi-Kirche in Dortmund, with the large Walcker organ built in 1908-9 and destroyed by air raids in 1943-4. That organ was a great source of inspiration for Bunk. In...
Topics: 78rpm, Bunk Gerard, Van Kempen Paul, Mozart, Polydor
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by Pacini Regina, sop.
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Regina Pacini (born Regina Isabel Luisa Pacini Quintero; Lisbon, 06.01.1871 - Buenos Aires, 18.09.1965): lyric soprano. Her father was the Italian baritone Pietro Andrea Giorgi-Pacini, director of the Teatro San Carlos in Lisbon and composer of about 90 operas, her Spanish mother was Felisa Quintero. Regina was a pupil of Valani (Lisbon) and of Mathilde Marchesi (Paris). 1888: debut at Teatro San Carlos in La Sonnambula (Bellini) with the Queen present. 1888-1904: sang with great success at...
Topics: 78rpm, Fonotipia, Pacini Regina, soprano, 1905, 1906
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by Bret Gustave, cond.
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Gabriel Fauré  (Pamiers, 12.05.1845 - Paris, 04.11.1924) composed his  Requiem for choir and orchestra in d op. 48  between 1877 (Pie Jesu) and 1887-1890. It became his best-known longer composition. We hear a performance by the French conductor, composer, organist and critic  Gustave Bret  (30.08.1875 - 17.04.1969). He studied with Charles-Marie Widor and Vincent d'Indy, and was an organist at the Saint-Sulpice church in Paris.  He was the first to perform all organ compositions by...
Topics: Fauré, Morturier Louis, Malnory-Marseillac Fanny, Bret Gustave, Cellier Alexandre, 78rpm, Disque...
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by Molajoli Lorenzo, cond.
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Lorenzo Molajoli (Rome, 1868 - Milan, 04.04.1939): Italian opera conductor. Educated at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome. He made his debut in 1891.  From 1926-1932 he was the "house conductor" of Columbia (i.e. what Gustave Cloez was to the French Columbia, Carlo Sabajno to the Italian HMV, Piero Coppola to the French HMV and Landon Ronald to the English HMV). Molajoli's task was to record many complete operas, now that because of the electric recordings (i.e. with microphone)...
Topics: 78rpm, Molajoli Lorenzo, Respighi, 1928, Columbia
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by Pierné Gabriel, cond.
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Gabriel Pierné  (Metz, 16.08.1863 - Ploujean, 17.07.1937): French composer, conductor and organist. Together with Claude Debussy at the conservatory of Paris, he had lessons from César Franck and Jules Massenet. 1882: at the age of 19 he won the Prix de Rome with his cantata  Edith . 1890-1898: he succeeded César Franck as organist-titular of the basilica Sainte Clotilde, Paris. From 1903: involved in the Concerts Colonne, founded and directed by Edouard Colonne, who died in 1910...
Topics: 78rpm, Pierné Gabriel, Odeon, 1928, 1930, Berlioz, Stravinsky, Grieg
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by Kirkby Lunn Louise, alto
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Louise Kirkby Lunn (Manchester, 08-11-1873 - St. John's Wood, 17-02-1930):  English alto, trained in Manchester and from 1890-1893 at the Royal Music College London with Albert Visetti. In Paris she studied with Jacques Bouhy.  Sang from 1901-1914 and from 1919-1922 at Covent Garden, London, and 1902-1903, 1906-1908 and 1912-1914 at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Louise also sang oratorios and concert repertoire: including in The dream of Gerontius and Sea Pictures (Elgar).  She performed...
Topics: 78rpm, Kirkby-Lunn Louise, HMV, 1913, Squire W.H., Bizet
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Léner String Quartet
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The Léner String Quartet from Hungary was founded in 1918 by Jenö Léner (24.06.1894 - 29.11.1948) and existed in its original line-up until 1941. From 1942 onwards they played in varying line-ups until Jenö Léner's death in 1948.  One of the most famous quartets in the period between the two world wars, in the romantic tradition. The quartet began making recordings in 1922.  It is the first string quartet to make complete recordings of all Beethoven's string quartets, a project begun in...
Topics: 78rpm, Léner SQ, Beethoven, Columbia, 1926
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Celebrity Quartette: Isobel Baillie, soprano Gladys Ripley, alto John McHugh, tenor Harold Williams, baritone 1  Lullay my liking (Gustav Holst) 2  Hark, the herald angels sing (Felix Mendelssohn) Celebrity Quartette Herbert Dawson: organ (2) 78rpm 25 cm: Columbia DB 2464 Matrix nrs.:  CA 20907-2 / 20910-1 Recorded:  1948
Topics: Celebrity Quartette, Baillie Isobel, Ripley Gladys, McHugh John, Williams Harold, Dawson Herbert,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Menges ISolde, vi.; Sargent Malcolm, cond.
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The lark ascending is a 122-line poem by the English poet George Meredith . The poem inspired Ralph Vaughan Williams (12.10.1872 - 26.08.1958) in 1914 to compose a piece for violin and piano, for which violinist Marie Hall (08.04.1884 - 11.11.1956) helped him. He dedicated the work to her as well. She played the premiere on 15 December 1920 with Geoffrey Mendham as pianist.  In the same year, Vaughan Williams made a version for violin and orchestra, which was also premiered by violinist Marie...
Topics: 78rpm, HMV, Menges Isolde, Sargent Malcolm, Beattie Eileen, Vaughan Williams, Stanford
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Kraus Lili, pi.; Goldberg Szymon, vi.; Pini Anthony, cel.
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Lili Kraus  (03.04.1903 - 06.11.1986): Hungarian pianist, studied at the Conservatory in Budapest with Béla Bartok, Zoltán Kodály and Severin Eisenberger as teachers. Continued her studies in Vienna with Eduard Steuermann and Artur Schnabel.  Taught herself at the Vienna Conservatory from 1925-1931.  Formed a duo with Polish violinist Szymon Goldberg (1909-1993) from 1934 to 1945.  From 1942-1945 the families of Lili Kraus and Szymon Goldberg were interned in various Japanese camps in...
Topics: 78rpm, Kraus Lili, Goldberg Szymon, Pini Anthony, Parlophone-Odeon, 1939, Haydn
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Koussevitzky Sergei, cond.
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Serge Koussevitzky (Vyshny Volochyok, 26.07.1874 - Boston 04.06.1951): conductor, composer and double bass player. Educated in Moscow, studied double bass and music theory with Rambusek.1894-1905: became double bassist in the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra  1905: studied in Berlin with Arthur Nikisch 1908: Debut in Berlin - he had hired the Berliner Philharmoniker himself. 1909: founded his own orchestra in Moscow and founded a publishing house: "Éditions Russes de Musique" with a.o....
Topics: Koussevitzky Serge, Sibelius, HMV, 1933, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Braslau Sophie, alto
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Sophie Braslau  (New York, 16.08.1892 - New York, 22.12.1935): American alto, of Russian-Jewish origin.  As a child she received piano lessons, until her voice was discovered by the singing teacher Arturo Buzzi-Pecci, of whom she had 3 years of lessons.  She further studied with Gabriele Sibella and Mari Marafioti, and finally with Marcella Sembrich. Her debut took place in 1913 at the Metropolitan Opera, where she sang until 1920. During this period she sang in the world premieres of  Mme...
Topics: Braslau Sophie, Victor, Columbia, 1914, 1917, 1921, 1922, 1928, Donizetti, 78rpm, alto
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Kabasta Oswald, cond.
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Oswald Kabasta (Mistelbach, 29.12.1896 - Kufstein, 06.02.1946): Austrian conductor and composer. 1913-1916: Wiener Musikakademie, studied with Joseph Marx and Ferdinand Löwe, and private lessons with Franz Schmidt (composition). 1931: succeeded Franz Schalk as head of conducting at the Wiener Musikakademie 1938-1944: first conductor of the Munich Philharmonic. He was enthusiastic about the Nazi regime and after 1938 (the "Anschluss" of Austria) signed his letters with "Heil...
Topics: 78rpm, Respighi, Kabasta Oswald, HMV, 1939, Beethoven, Dohnányi, 1940, 1941, Electrola
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Meyrowitz Selmar, cond.
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Selmar Meyrowitz  (Bartenstein, 18.04.1875 - Toulouse, 25.03.1941): proper name Salomon Reinmar Meyrowitz. 1894-1896: Conservatory Leipzig, with Carl Reinecke and Salomon Jadassohn 1896-1898: Akademische Meisterschule Berlin, with Max Bruch 1898-1901: assistant to conductor Felix Mottl (1856-1911) as repetiteur at Hoftheater Karlsruhe 1901-1902: assistant to conductor Felix Mottl (1856-1911) as repetitor at Metropolitan Opera. Made a major tour of America as piano accompanist to Johanna...
Topics: Liszt, Meyrowitz Selmar, Pathé, 1935, Jouatte Georges, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Oubradous Fernand, bassoon; Fendler Edvard, cond.
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Edvard Fendler  (Leipzig, 1902 - 1987), studied at the Stern Conservatory, Berlin, with Brecher as his conducting teacher. Debut as a conductor in 1927, conducted in Germany, France and the Netherlands. 1930-1933: Symphonie-Kammer-Orchester, Berlin 1942-1944: Ciudad Trujillo S.O., Dominican Republic 1945-1947: United States, and after 1949 1948-1949: San José, Costa Rica 1952: Mobile S.O., Alabama He recorded for the labels HMV, L'Oiseau-Lyre, Vox and Boîte à Musique. His preference was to...
Topics: Devienne, 78rpm, Fendler Edvard, Oubradous Fernand, L'Oiseau-Lyre, Mozart
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Melius Luella, sop.
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Luella Melius  (Appleton, Wisconsin, 21.08.1892 - Pinellas Co., Florida, 1966): American soprano, real name Luella Chilson, daughter of a dentist. Studied with Jean de Reszke in Paris. Early 1920s debut under Felix Weingartner at the Wiener Volksoper. Guest appearances in Paris (Grand Opera, Opera-Comique), Madrid, Naples and Berlin. Sang in season 1925-1926 at the opera in Chicago as Gilda ("Rigoletto") and Rosina ("Barbiere di Siviglia") next to respectively Schipa and...
Topics: Melius Luella, Victor, 1927, 78rpm, Thomas, Gounod, soprano
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Roth String Quartet
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Die Kunst der Fuge by Johann Sebastian Bach is a collection of 14 fugues and 4 canons, composed between 1742 and 1750 and published in incomplete form after his death.  Bach did not specify the instruments for which Die Kunst der Fuge was intended, but it is most likely for the harpsichord. It is very nice that the first recording was made with a... string quartet, in an arrangement by Roy Harris and Mary Norton. A possible ending to the last fugue was composed and played by  Sir Donald Tovey...
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Topics: 78rpm, Roth SQ, Bach J.S., Columbia
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Gmeindl Walther, cond.
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Walther Gmeindl  (Hainburg a.d. Donau, 31.12.1890 - Hainburg a.d. Donau, 01.09.1958): Austrian pianist, cellist, conductor, composer. Studied orchestral conducting with Franz Schreker in Vienna. Was conductor in Munich. 1922-1945: taught at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, then was attached to the conservatory of Vienna. He composed orchestral, choir and chamber music. He made recordings for Polydor in the period 1940-1942 and did not record the usual repertoire for that time: music by...
Topics: Gmeindl Walther, 78rpm, Polydor, Haydn
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Dohnányi Ernö, pi., cond.; Collingwood Lawrance, cond.
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Ernö Dohnányi  (Pozsony (now Bratislava), 27.07.1877 - New York, 09.02.1960): Hungarian pianist, conductor, teacher and composer. Often used a German variant, Ernst von Dohnányi, as its name. Studied at the Franz Liszt Conservatory in Budapest with Isván Thomán (piano) and Hans von Koessler (composition). Also had a few lessons from Eugen d'Albert. 1897 Debut in Berlin He had a great reputation as a teacher and had as pupils Géza Anda, György Cziffra, Annie Fischer, Andor Földes,...
Topics: 78rpm, Dohnányi Ernö, Collingwood Lawrance, HMV, 1931
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Schumann-Heink Ernestine, alto
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Ernestine Schumann-Heink  (Liben [near Prague], 15.06.1861 - Hollywood, 17.11.1936):  Austrian alto, actual name Ernestine (Tini) Rössler, born in Bohemia (now Czech Republic). Had singing lessons from Marietta von LeClair (in Graz). 1877: debut in the 9th symphony of Beethoven in Graz 1878: opera debut under the name Tini Rössler at "Il trovatore" in Dresden, where she stayed for 4 years and also studied with Karl Krebs and Franz Wüllner. 1882-1898: she received a 10-year...
Topics: 78rpm, Schumann-Heink Ernestine, Mendelssohn, Thomas, Donizetti, Saint-Saëns, 1906, 1907, 1919,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Evans Nancy, alto
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Nancy Evans  (Liverpool, 19.03.1915 - Aldeburgh, 20.08.2000): English alto. Studied with John Tobin and later with Maggie Teyte and Eva de Reusz. 1933: debut in Liverpool 1935: sang in the first recording on 78 rpm of Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) for Decca. 1938: sang in The rose of Persia (Arthur Sullivan) in London, Prince's Theatre 1941-1948: marriage to Walter Legge After the war she was part of the English Opera Group formed by Benjamin Britten. 1946: Glyndebourne The rape of Lucretia...
Topics: 78rpm, Evans Nancy, Foggin Myers, Brahms, 1937, Decca
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Dubois Alfred, vi.; Maas Marcel, pi.
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Alfred Dubois (Molenbeek, Brussels, 19.11.1898 - Brussels, 24.03.1949): Belgian violinist. From 1910 he studied at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with Alexandre Cornélis. He graduated in 1913 but continued to study with Cornélis until his death in 1917. Thereafter he took lessons with Eugène Ysaÿe. He had a career as a soloist in the 20s and 30s. He formed a duo with pianist Marcel Maas and from 1925 played in the Trio de la Cour de Belgique (with Emile Bosquet, piano and Maurice...
Topics: Dubois Alfred, Maas Marcel, 78rpm, Bach J.S., Columbia
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Bargy Roy, pi.; Whiteman Paul Orch.
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A day after the conductor Walter Damrosch (1862-1950) saw the premiere of Rhapsody in blue (in 1924) he commissioned George Gershwin to write a piano concerto for the New York Symphony Orchestra, including orchestration. It became a concerto in 3 movements, with jazz, blues and ragtime influences.  The premiere took place in New York, Carnegie Hall, by the New York Symphony Orchestra conducted by Walter Damrosch on December 3, 1925 with George Gershwin as soloist. For the first recording in...
Topics: Whiteman Paul, Bargy Roy, Gershwin, 78rpm, Columbia
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Hirt Trio:  Franz-Joseph Hirt, piano Alphonse Brun, violin Lorenz Lehr, cello Franz-Joseph Hirt  (Lucerne, 07.02.1899 - Bern, 20.05.1985), Swiss pianist, studied with his mother, Josephine Hirt-Kopp, who was a pupil of Clara Schumann. He continued his studies in Basel with H. Huber and E. Levy, then with Egon Petri and Alfred Cortot. Followed the Felix Weingartner conducting course.  In 1919, he became a teacher at the Conservatory in Bern, where he led a master class from 1930. Amongst...
Topics: Hirt Trio, Hirt Franz-Joseph, Brun Alphonse, Lehr Lorenz, Polydor, Brahms, Mozart, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Weingartner Felix, cond.
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Felix Weingartner , in full Paul Felix Weingartner, Edler von Münzberg (Zara, 02.06.1863 - Winterthur, 07.05.1942): Austrian conductor, composer and pianist. Studied with Wilhelm Mayer (1831-1898), who also taught Ferruccio Busoni, and had lessons with Carl Reinecke and Salomon Jadassohn. Became one of Franz Liszt's pupils in Weimar. 1884: Liszt helped produce the performance of Weingartner's opera Sakuntala . Became conductor of the Königsberg opera. 1885-1887: Kapellmeister in Danzig...
Topics: 78rpm, Bach J.S., Boccherini, Weingartner Felix, Columbia, 1939
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Dupré Marcel, organ
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Marcel Dupré (Rouen, 03.05.1886 - Meudon, 30.05.1971) was a French composer, organist and teacher. From the age of 12 he received his first appointment as organist in Rouen, and was taught by Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911). 1902-1914: Conservatoire of Paris. He studies organ with Alexandre Guilmant, piano with Louis Diémer and composition with Charles-Marie Widor. 1906: Dupré became assistant to Widor (1844-1937) at the church of St. Sulpice in Paris and succeeded him as organist in 1934, a...
Topics: 78rpm, Dupré Marcel, Franck, HMV, 1926, organ
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by German Edward, cond.
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Sir Edward German  (17.02.1862 - 11.11.1936): proper name German Edward Jones. English composer and conductor, originally from Wales. Studied violin in London, became music director of the Globe Theatre, London in 1988 and wrote much music for that theater's productions. He completed Sullivan's last opera (The Emerald Isle, 1901), composed 2 symphonies and other orchestral work.  His light operas became very famous, notably Merrie England (1902) and Tom Jones (1907).   He was knighted in...
Topics: German Edward, 78rpm, HMV, Metropole, 1928, 1916
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Denera Erna, sop.; Vogelstrom Fritz, ten.
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Erna Denera  (Murowana Goslina, 04.09.1879 - Berlin, 16.03.1938): German soprano. First studied piano and music theory with Max Reger, Heinrich Spangenberg and Wilhelm Kufferath, switched to singing in 1904, studied with Franz Delong (Berlin) and Heinrich Feinhaus (Milan). 1906: debut as Senta in Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner) at Hoftheater, Kassel 1907: Hoftheater Wiesbaden 1908-1921: Berliner Hofoper, was appointed Kammersängerin. She sang many Wagner roles. Guest roles in Bayreuth,...
Topics: Denera Erna, Vogelstrom Fritz, Parlophon, Verdi, 1911, 78rpm, soprano, tenor
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Borello Camille, sop.
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Camille Borello : French soprano.  She debuted in 1901 as Micaela ("Carmen", Bizet) and also sang in Manon (Massenet). In 1909 she recorded 5 double-sided 25 cm Columbia's in America, of which this is one - looking at the matrix numbers these are her first recordings. I think it is a beautiful voice: although it is hard for her to get the last high tone in "Eccola"... 1  Donizetti - "Lucia di Lammermoor": Eccola (mad scene)     Marshall P. Lufsky, flute...
Topics: Borello Camille, 1909, 78rpm, Donizetti, Gounod, Columbia, soprano
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Lev Ray, piano
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Ray Lev  (Rostov-on-Don, 08.05.1912 - New York City, 20.05.1968): American pianist and piano teacher of Russian birth (her father was a cantor, her mother a concert singer). The family went to America in 1913. She studied with Waiter Ruel Cowles (New Haven, Connecticut) and Gaston Déthier (New York). Debut in England age 17. 1930-1933: studied with Tobias Matthay. Debut in United States in 1934, after that she toured succesfully in Europe, United States and Canada. After World War II she was...
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Topics: Lev Ray, Concert Hall, Brahms, piano, 1946, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Weigert Hermann, cond.
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Hermann Weigert  (Breslau, 20.10.1890 - New York, 02.04.1955): German conductor, repetitor and pianist. Trained at the Hochschule für Musik, Berlin. Started as a repetitor in Magdeburg and Lübeck. From 1920 he was associated with the Staatsoper, Berlin, and worked with, among others, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Otto Klemperer, Georg Szell and Heinz Tietjen. He was also a professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. 1934: Weigert fled Germany because of the Nazis (he was Jewish) and after a...
Topics: Weigert Hermann, 1928, 78rpm, HMV, Flotow
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Busch Adolf, vi.; Serkin Rudolf, pi.
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Adolf Busch (Siegen, 08.08.1891 - Guilford, Vermont, 09.06.1952): German, after 1935 Swiss violinist, conductor and composer. Brother of conductor Fritz Busch, cellist Hermann Busch, pianist Heinrich Busch and actor Willi Busch. Educated at the conservatory in Cologne, had violin lessons from Willy Hess (1859-1939) and Bram Elderling (1865-1943), and composition lessons from Fritz Steinbach (1855-1916) Additionally had composition lessons from Hugo Grüters (1851-1928), whose daughter Frida he...
Topics: 78rpm, Busch Adolf, Serkin Rudolf, HMV, Victor, 1931, 1932, Brahms
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Nordica Lillian, sop.
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Lillian Nordica  (12.12.1857 - 10.05.1914): actual name Lillian Allen Norton. American dramatic soprano. She graduated from the Boston Conservatory at the age of eighteen, then graduated in Milan. 1879: debut in Brescia. An international career followed in Western Europe and Russia. 1887-1893: sang in Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 1891-1910: sang at the Metropolitan (intermittently), often together with Jean de Reszke 1894: sang Elsa ("Lohengrin") in Bayreuth After 1913 both her...
Topics: Nordica Lillian, Thomas, 1911, Columbia, soprano, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Laval Jane, sop.
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Jane Laval  (Nice, 1894 - 1986), French soprano. Real name: Jane Santiard. Studied at the conservatory of Paris with Hettich, Albers and Isnardon. Received the Prix du Conservatoire Paris in 1916. Debuted in 1919 at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, singing small roles there. 1920 guest role at the Teatro Liceo in Barcelona. From 1921 until the 1930s she sang at the Grand Opéra, Paris, making her debut with Castor et Pollux (Rameau). 1923: sang in the world premiere of Padmâvati (Albert...
Topics: Laval Jane, Columbia, 78rpm, Leoncavallo, Lalo, Büsser, Fauré, Gounod, 1930, 1931, soprano
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Weingartner Felix, cond.
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Felix Weingartner , in full Paul Felix Weingartner, Edler von Münzberg (Zara, 02.06.1863 - Winterthur, 07.05.1942): Austrian conductor, composer and pianist. Studied with Wilhelm Mayer (1831-1898), who also taught Ferruccio Busoni, and had lessons with Carl Reinecke and Salomon Jadassohn. Became one of Franz Liszt's pupils in Weimar. 1884: Liszt helped produce the performance of Weingartner's opera Sakuntala. Became conductor of the Königsberg opera. 1885-1887: Kapellmeister in Danzig...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, 1927, Weingartner Felix, Beethoven
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Etienne François, clar.; Hewitt Maurice, cond.
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Maurice Hewitt  (Asnières, 06.10.1884 - Créteil, 07.11.1971): French violinist, conductor and teacher. Studied violin at the conservatory of Paris. Played from 1914 in the Ensemble Société des Instruments Anciens. 1918 - ca. 1928: played 2nd violin in the  Quatuor Capet c. 1928 -1939: played in his own string quartet:  Quatuor Hewitt 1939: established the  Orchestre de Chambre Hewitt . For  Les Discophiles Français , he recorded music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, François Couperin, Bach,...
Topics: 78rpm, Mozart, Etienne François, Hewitt Maurice, Discophiles Français
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Nielsen Alice, sop.; Constantino Florencio, ten.
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Alice Nielsen  (Nashville, 07.06.1872 - New York, 08.03.1943): American soprano of Danish-Irish descent. Already sang as a child, had a successful career in light opera, and after 1903 in "grand opera".  1897: formed the Alice Nielsen Comic Opera Company. Toured America with great success. Biggest successes: The fortune teller (1898) and The singing girl (1899) composed for her by Victor Herbert (1859-1924). 1901-1903: studied in Rome with Enrico Bevignani (1849-1903). 1905: sang in...
Topics: Nielsen Alice, Constantino Florencio, Victor, 1907, Opera, Verdi, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Grüber Arthur, cond.
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Arthur Grüber  (Essen, 21.08.1910 - Waldbronn [Karlsruhe] 05.10.1990): German conductor and composer. Gave piano recitals in Sweden as a boy of 14, also his opera The Black Galley was performed then. Studied in Cologne (Hochschule für Musik) with Braunfels and Abendroth (1930-1932). 1934: conducted the complete Ring 1934-1938: Frankfurt 1938: opera Wupperthal 1939-1944: Deutsche Oper, Berlin 1947-1951: Opera Hamburg 1951-1955: Komische Oper, Berlin, and Radio Eireann Symph. Orch., Dublin...
Topics: Grüber Arthur, Borodin, Reissiger, Odeon, 1941, 1942, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Moyse Marcel, fl.; Coppola Piero, cond.
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Marcel Moyse  (Saint-Amour, 17.05.1889 - Brattleboro, Vermont, 01.11.1984): French flutist, founder of the modern French flute school. He studied at the Conservatoire de Paris with the flute virtuosos Philippe Gaubert, Adolphe Hennebains and Paul Taffanel.  1913: tour with Nellie Melba through America in her private train A great number of pieces were written especially for him, such as the flute concerto by Jacques Ibert from 1934 and the first movement of Joueurs de flûte by Albert...
Topics: 78rpm, Moyse Marcel, Coppola Piero, Mozart, Disque Gramophone