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Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Gramophone-Orkest
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Miloslav Könnemann (Prague, 1826 - Baden-Baden, 28.11.1890): Bohemian-German conductor and composer. Studied at the Prague Conservatory.  1858-1890: conductor of the symphony orchestra of Baden-Baden. Der Fremersberg, composed in 1853 was his most famous composition. Miloslav Könnemann: Der Fremersberg (1853) Grammophon-Orkest 78rpm 30 cm:  Gramophone H 60002   (H 60002/3) Matrix nrs.:  287½av / 200as
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Erich Kleiber (Wieden, Vienna, 05.08.1890 - Zurich, 27.01.1956): Austrian conductor and composer. Studied at the Prague conservatory, decided to become a conductor when he heard Gustav Mahler conducting his own 6th symphony. Debuted as a conductor in 1911; after appointments in Darmstadt, Barmen-Elberfeld, Düsseldorf and Mannheim, he was Generalmusikdirektor of the Staatsoper Berlin from 1923-1934. Directed major productions: Jenufa (Leos Janacek, 1924); Wozzeck (Alban Berg, 1925), Christophe...
Topics: 78rpm, Telefunken, Heuberger, Kleiber Erich, Berliner Ph.
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by Abendroth Hermann, cond.; Staatskapelle Berlin
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Hermann Abendroth  (Frankfurt, 19.01.1883 - Jena, 19.05.1956): German conductor. 1900-1903: Münchner Konservatorium. Felix Mottl was his teacher in conducting. Some hightlights: 1934-1945: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, He replaced Bruno Walter, who was dismissed by  the Nazis, being a Jude. He became professor at the Leipzig Conservatory. In 1937 he became member of the NSDAP. He was put on a protected list by Hitler so that he did not have to go to the front. After the war, he nevertheless...
Topics: 78rpm, Odeon, Gluck, Sibelius, Abendroth Hermann
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Hess Myra, piano; d'Aranyi Jelly, violin; Cassado Gaspar, cello
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Myra Hess  (London, 25.02.1890 - London, 25.11.1965): English pianist. Studied with Tobias Matthay (1858-1945), who taught a.o. Arnold Bax, Harriet Cohen, Clifford Curzon, Moura Lympany and Irene Scharrer. Made her debut in 1907. Both concert pianist and active in chamber music ensembles. Formed a piano duo with Irene Scharrer. Her piano arrangement Jesu, joy of man's desiring became world famous. During World war 2 she organised 1698 lunchtime concerts, starting a few weeks after the start of...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, Hess Myra, d'Arányi Jelly, Cassado Gaspar, Brahms
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Hess Myra, piano; d'Arányi Jelly, violin, Salmond Felix, cello
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Myra Hess  (London, 25.02.1890 - London, 25.11.1965): English pianist. Studied with Tobias Matthay (1858-1945), who taught a.o. Arnold Bax, Harriet Cohen, Clifford Curzon, Moura Lympany and Irene Scharrer. Made her debut in 1907. Both concert pianist and active in chamber music ensembles. Formed a piano duo with Irene Scharrer. Her piano arrangement Jesu, joy of man's desiring became world famous. During World war 2 she organised 1698 lunchtime concerts, starting a few weeks after the start of...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, Schubert, Hess Myra, d'Arányi Jelly, Salmond Felix
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Goossens Eugene, cond.; Cincinnati S.O.
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Sir Eugene Goossens  (Camden Town, London, 26.V.1893 - Hillingdon, 13.VI.1962): English conductor and composer. His father and grandfather, also named Eugène Goossens, of Belgian origin, were also conductors. His brothers were Leon Goossens (1897-1988), famous oboist, and Adolphe Goossens (1896-1916), horn player, his sisters Marie (1894-1991) and Sidonie Goossens (1899-2004) famous harpists. Eugene Goossens was one of the pioneers who recorded symphonical music in the acoustic period...
Topics: 78rpm, RCA Victor, Goossens Eugene, Cincinnati S.O., Stravinsky Igor, Chabrier Emmanuel
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Abendroth Hermann, cond.; London S.O.
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Hermann Abendroth (Frankfurt, 19.01.1883 - Jena, 19.05.1956): German conductor. 1900-1903: Münchner Konservatorium. Felix Mottl was his teacher in conducting. Some hightlights: 1934-1945: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, He replaced Bruno Walter, who was dismissed by  the Nazis, being a Jude. He became professor at the Leipzig Conservatory. In 1937 he became member of the NSDAP. He was put on a protected list by Hitler so that he did not have to go to the front. After the war, he nevertheless...
Topics: 78rpm, Electrola, Brahms, Abendroth Hermann, London S.O.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Rehmann Theodor B., cond.; Aachen Cathedral Choir
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Theodor Bernhard Rehmann  (Essen, 09.02.1895 - Schleiden, 04.10.1963) After participating in the First World War, he studied theology in Münster and Bonn and musicology with Ludwig Schiedermair. 1923: he was ordained priest in Cologne Cathedral. After a short period of pastoral work as a chaplain in Düsseldorf-Wersten, he continued his church music studies in Regensburg and Munich and passed his final examination with Eberhard Schwickerath.  1925: he became a collegiate vicar and collegiate...
Topics: 78rpm, HMV, Aachen Cathedral Choir, Rehmann Theodor B., Bruckner
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by van Kempen Paul, cond.; Berliner Ph.
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Paul van Kempen  (Zoeterwoude, 16.05.1893 - Amsterdam, 08.12.1955): Dutch violinist and conductor.  Studied from 1910-13 at the Amsterdam Conservatory, with Bernard Zweers, Julius Röntgen and in particular the first violinist of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, Louis Zimmerman, as teachers. Played 2 seasons as a violinist in the Concertgebouw, then went to Germany because he aspired a position as concertmaster or conductor. In 1920 he arrived in Dortmund, where he became concertmaster, taught at...
Topics: 78rpm, van Kempen Paul, Polydor, Liszt, Berliner Ph.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Röntgen String Quartet
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Joachim Röntgen  (Amsterdam, 27.10.1906 - Laren, 06.12.1989): Dutch violinist, a son of the composer  Julius Röntgen  (1855-1932). He studied at the conservatory in Cologne with Bram Elderling and in 1928 received an appointment as concertmaster with the Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, in combination with teacher at the Music School and first violinist of the Winterthur String Quartet. During this period, he also worked regularly with pianist Clara Haskil (1895-1960), with whom he remained...
Topics: 78rpm, Elite Special, Röntgen SQ, Röntgen Joachim, Nijland Piet, Preuyt Cornelis, de Zoete Wim,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Weill Janine, piano
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Janine Weill (Paris, 13.01.1903 - 1983): French pianist, studied piano with Marguerite Long and Alfred Cortot, and composition with Ducasse. She became famous with her Debussy cycles, in which she performed the complete piano oeuvre of Claude Debussy (Encyclopaedia of Music, Elsevier 1967). I have tried to find out more about her. A few fragments: On 15 April 1926, Janine Weill played the primal performance of the piano quintet op. 72 by Fernand le Borne (1862-1929) in Paris. In a letter dated...
Topics: 78rpm, Decca, Piano, Weill Janine, Debussy, Granados, Albéniz, Liszt, Chopin
Satyr 78 rpm collection
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, 78rpm
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Loewenguth Quartet
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Loewenguth Quartet : created in 1929 by  Alfred Loewenguth  (15.06.1911 - 11.11.1983): French violinist. The string quartet was active until the 70s. The line-up: Alfred Loewenguth, 1st violin Maurice Fuéri, 2nd violin Roger Roche, viola Pierre Basseux, cello. Mozart: String quartet no. 17 in B fl. maj. KV 458 "Jagd" (1784) 1  allegro vivace assai 2  menuetto (moderato) & trio 3  adagio 4  allegro assai 78rpm 30 cm: DGG "variable micrograde 78" 92020-1 A/B LVM ...
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Topics: 78rpm, Loewenguth Quartet, Loewenguth Alfred, Fuéri Maurice, Roche Roger, Basseux Pierre, DGG,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ansermet Ernest, cond.; Orchestre Suisse Romande
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Ernest Ansermet  (Vevey, 11.11.1883 - Geneva, 20.02.1969): Swiss conductor.  Became a mathematics teacher in Lausanne. Studied music in Lausanne, Paris and Geneva with Ernest Bloch and others.  1911: debut as conductor in Lausanne. 1912: conducted at the Casino of Montreux.  1915-1923: conducted Les Ballets Russes (Diaghilev).  Advocate of contemporary music: Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Honegger. He was a friend of Stravinsky.  1918-1968: Conductor of the Orchestre de la Suisse...
Topics: 78rpm, Decca, Stravinsky, Ansermet Ernest, O.S.R.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ansermet Ernest, cond.; London Ph.O.
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Ernest Ansermet  (Vevey, 11.11.1883 - Geneva, 20.02.1969): Swiss conductor.  Became a mathematics teacher in Lausanne. Studied music in Lausanne, Paris and Geneva with Ernest Bloch and others.  1911: debut as conductor in Lausanne. 1912: conducted at the Casino of Montreux.  1915-1923: conducted Les Ballets Russes (Diaghilev).  Advocate of contemporary music: Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Honegger. He was a friend of Stravinsky.  1918-1968: Conductor of the Orchestre de la Suisse...
Topics: 78rpm, Decca, Ansermet Ernest, Stravinsky Igor, London Ph.O.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Byng George W., cond.;
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The librettist  W.S. Gilbert  (1836-1911) and the composer  Arthur Sullivan  (1842-1900) worked together on 14 comic operas between 1871 and 1896. The  D'Oyly Carte Opera Company , founded by Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901) and continued by his son Rupert D'Oyly Carte (1876-1948) and then by Rupert's daughter Bridget D'Oyly Carte (1908-1985), performed Gilbert & Sullivan operas in the period c. 1870-1982.  In the period 1988-2003, the Company was revived. From 1917 onwards, complete...
Topics: 78rpm opera, Gilbert & Sullivan, Byng George W., Walker Nellie, Thornton Edna, Dawson Peter,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Martinon Jean, cond.; London Ph.O.
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Jean Martinon  (Lyon, 10.01.1910 - Paris, 01.03.1976): French conductor and composer, was taught by Albert Roussel (composition), Charles Münch and Roger Désormière (orchestral conducting), and Vincent D'Indy (harmony). He graduated in 1928 with a first prize for violin and worked before the war mainly as a composer. Afterwards, he started his career as a conductor and guest conductor, which resulted in less time for composing. Some highlights: 1957-1959: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra...
Topics: 78rpm, Decca, London Ph.O., Ravel
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ansermet Ernest, cond.; O.S.R.; O.S.C.C.
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Ernest Ansermet  (Vevey, 11.11.1883 - Geneva, 20.02.1969): Swiss conductor.  Became a mathematics teacher in Lausanne. Studied music in Lausanne, Paris and Geneva with Ernest Bloch and others.  1911: debut as conductor in Lausanne. 1912: conducted at the Casino of Montreux.  1915-1923: conducted Les Ballets Russes (Diaghilev).  Advocate of contemporary music: Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Honegger. He was a friend of Stravinsky.  1918-1968: Conductor of the Orchestre de la Suisse...
Topics: 78rpm, Decca, Ravel, Ansermet Ernest, O.S.R., O.S.C.C.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Honegger Arthur, cond.,
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Arthur Honegger  (Le Havre, 10.03.1893 - Paris, 27.11.1955), Swiss composer,  wrote his Pacific 231 (a steam locomotive) in 1923. He describes the work himself:  "The quiet breathing of the machine at rest, its effort in starting, then the gathering speed, the progress from mood to mood, as a 300-ton train hurtles through the dark night, racing 120 miles an hour.” Pacific 231 is the first in a serie of 3 orchestral movements, with no. 2: "Rugby" ; and no. 3: "Symphonic...
Topics: 78rpm, Odeon, Honegger Arthur
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Allan Phyllis, violin; Hobday Ethel, piano
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Little is known about violinist Phyllis Allan : I found a painting of her, where she is depicted as a young woman with a violin. It was painted in 1915 by James McBey (1883-1959). The site mentions that she later went through life as Lady Langley Taylor. Anyone who knows more may add to it!   Ethel Hobday , born Sharpe (Dublin, 28.11.1872 - Tankerton, 10.07.1947): Irish pianist, educated at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and then the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she was taught by...
Topics: 78rpm, Aeolian Vocalion, Allan Phyllis, Hobday Ethel, Violin, Fauré Gabriel, Tchaikovsky
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Blech Leo, cond.
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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 = later: Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin 1937-1941: in exile in Riga, because of the Nazis....
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Topics: 78rpm, Blech Leo, Orch. Staatsoper Berlin, Polydor, Mozart, Weber, Thomas, Bellini
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Campagnola Léon, tenor (+ orch.)
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Léon Campagnola  (Marseille, 08.02.1875 - Marseille, 11.01.1955): French tenor, studied in Marseille (as a baritone) and Paris (retrained to tenor, with Manoury). 1903: debut in Versailles (as Vincent in Mireille, Gounod),  1904-1905: sang in Belgian theatres: Mons, Ghent, Antwerp, Brussels 1906: Grand Théâtre, Geneva (as Danielo, La reine Fiammette, Leroux) Sang in French theatres: Toulouse, Tours, Nîmes, Toulon 1910: debuted at the Grand Opéra, Paris as Gérald (Lakmé, Delibes) Guest...
Topics: 78rpm opera, DPG, Campagnola Léon, Tenor, Verdi, Massenet, Mascagni, Meyerbeer, Flotow, Puccini
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Quintette Instrumental de Paris
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René le Roy (Maisons-Lafitte, 04.03.1898 - Paris, 03.01.1985): French flutist and teacher. First received flute lessons from his father. 1916-1918: Conservatory of Paris, lessons with Adolphe Hennebains, Leopold Lafleurance and Philippe Gaubert. Premier Prix obtained in 1918. 1919: succeeded Philippe Gaubert as flautist at the Société des instruments à vent de Paris. 1922: founded the Quintette Instrumental de Paris (flute, harp, string trio). A number of composers wrote works for this...
Topics: 78rpm, HMV, d'Indy Vincent, Scarlatti Domenico, le Roy René, Jamet Pierre, Bas René, Ginot...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Hawkins Coleman, ten. sax + orch.
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Coleman Hawkins (21.11.1904 - 19.05.1969): nicknames "Hawk" and "Bean". One of the first tenor saxophonists, with great influence on his fellow tenor saxophone colleagues. 1923-1934: Fletcher Henderson Orchestra 1934-1939: was in Europe, playing a.o. with Jack Hylton; Django Reinhardt; Benny Carter; The Ramblers (Dutch orchestra) He played with many musicians: Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane - he was able to incorporate all the new developments in jazz. He...
Topics: 78rpm, Jazz, Hawkins Coleman, Odeon
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Royal Choral Society; Royal Albert Hall Orch.; Balfour H.L., Malcolm Sargent, Coates Albert, Bairstow E.C. cond.
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In 1925 the microphone was used in recording studios. Hence the name "electric recordings" (= with microphone) instead of the acoustic process, in which one played/sang in a horn and the mechanical vibrations were recorded on a wax plate. And what does one do when new possibilities like these present themselves? Exactly: push the boundaries! Give massive performances with choir and orchestra and record them live. And in England His Master's Voice in particular was active in this....
Topics: 78rpm, Choir, Royal Choral Society, HMV, Händel, Bach J.S., Mendelssohn, Coates Albert, Sargent...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ansermet Ernest, cond.; Decca String Orch.
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Ernest Ansermet  (Vevey, 11.11.1883 - Geneva, 20.02.1969): Swiss conductor.  Became a mathematics teacher in Lausanne. Studied music in Lausanne, Paris and Geneva with Ernest Bloch and others.  1911: debut as conductor in Lausanne. 1912: conducted at the Casino of Montreux.  1915-1923: conducted Les Ballets Russes (Diaghilev).  Advocate of contemporary music: Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Honegger. He was a friend of Stravinsky.  1918-1968: Conductor of the Orchestre de la Suisse...
Topics: 78rpm, Decca, Ansermet Ernest, Decca String Orch., Händel
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Grammophon Orkest
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Johannes Meinardus Coenen (1824-1899): bassoonist, composer and conductor. Studied at the Royal School of Music and Singing in The Hague with J.H. Lübeck, graduating in 1840. Played as bassoonist in the court chapel of the kings Willem I and Willem II. When the chapel was disbanded in 1941, he continued his career as bassoon virtuoso. 1851-1856: moved to Amsterdam, conductor of the Grand Théâtre of the Van Lier brothers 1856: music director of the Stadsschouwburg . Active as conductor,...
Topics: Coenen Joh. M., Polydor, Grammophon Orkest
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Stokowski Leopold, cond.; Philadelphia S.O.
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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-director together with Mitropoulos of the...
Topics: 78rpm, Victor, Stokowski Leopold, Philadelphia S.O., Beethoven, Weber, Wagner
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Butt Clara, contralto
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Clara Butt  (01.02.1872 - 23.01.1936): English contralto. Studied at the Royal College of Music, then in Paris with Jacques Bouhy (1848-1929), teacher of Louise Homer and Louise Kirkby-Lunn. Then studied in Berlin with the soprano Etelka Gerster (1855-1920).  Debut in London December 1892 with Sullivan's cantata  The Golden Legend .  Great career in England as oratorio and lieder singer. She had three sisters who also became singers. She was an imposing appearance, 1:88 metres tall. Elgar...
Topics: 78rpm opera, HMV, Butt Clara, Contralto, Donizetti, Händel, Liddle, Elgar, Loughborough, Sullivan
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Grand Opera Company ( = Victor Opera Company)
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I have several 30 cm HMVs with Gems from respectively  Carmen,   I Pagliacci ,  La Traviata  and  Faust , sung by the  Grand Opera Company . This company, if we look at the matrix numbers, is nothing else than the  Victor Opera Company . These kinds of records, with the highlights of an opera pressed onto one (or two) record side(s), were very popular at the beginning of the last century. The cast: Olive Kline  (07.07.1887 - 29.07.1976), soprano. Made more than 700 records for Victor in...
Topics: 78rpm opera, Grand Opera Company, Victor Opera company, HMV, Bizet, Leoncavallo, Gounod, Verdi
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Martin Riccardo, ten. (+ orch.)
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Riccardo Martin (18.11.1874 - 11.08.1952): Born Hugh Whitfield Martin. American tenor. Studied composition at Columbia University with Edward MacDowell.  1901: studied in Paris with Giovanni Sbriglia, Jean de Reszke and Léon Escalaïs. After that he studied with Vincenzo Lombardi (Florence) and Beniamino Carelli (Naples). 1904: Debut in Nantes as Faust. 1906: American debut in New Orleans, singing with the San Carlo Opera. 1907-1915 and 1917-1918: Metropolitan Opera, debut in 1907 in...
Topics: 78rpm opera, Gramophone, Dvorak, Martin Riccardo, Tenor
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by d'Arányi Jelly, violin; Hobday Ethel, piano
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Jelly d'Arányi (Budapest, 30.05.1893 - Florence, 30.03.1966): Hungarian violinist. Great-niece of Joseph, Joachim, sister of violinist Adila Fachiri (1886-1962). Began study as a pianist, but switched to violin at the Franz Liszt Conservatory in Budapest when Jenö Hubay accepted her as a pupil. She formed a trio with Pablo Casals, cello and Frederick Septimus Kelly, piano. She also performed together with Béla Bartók, who dedicated his two sonatas for violin and piano to her which they...
Topics: 78rpm, Aeolian Vovalion, D'Arányi Jelly, Violin, Hobday Ethel, Joachim, Dienzl
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ansermet Ernest, cond.; London Ph.O.
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Ernest Ansermet  (Vevey, 11.11.1883 - Geneva, 20.02.1969): Swiss conductor.  Became a mathematics teacher in Lausanne. Studied music in Lausanne, Paris and Geneva with Ernest Bloch and others.  1911: debut as conductor in Lausanne. 1912: conducted at the Casino of Montreux.  1915-1923: conducted Les Ballets Russes (Diaghilev).  Advocate of contemporary music: Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Honegger. He was a friend of Stravinsky.  1918-1968: Conductor of the Orchestre de la Suisse...
Topics: 78rpm, Decca, Stravinsky Igor, Ansermet Ernest, London Ph.O.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Wood Arthur, cond.; Jones Bessie, sop.; Walker Nellie, contralto; Thornton Edna, contralto; Pike Ernest, ten.; Baker George, bar.; Radford Robert, bass;
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The librettist W.S. Gilbert (1836-1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) worked together on 14 comic operas between 1871 and 1896. The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company , founded by Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901) and continued by his son Rupert D'Oyly Carte (1876-1948) and then by Rupert's daughter Bridget D'Oyly Carte (1908-1985), performed Gilbert & Sullivan operas in the period c. 1870-1982.  In the period 1988-2003, the Company was revived. In 1917 HMV recorded The Mikado . Due...
Topics: 78rpm opera, Gilbert & Sullivan, HMV, Wood Arthur, D'Oyly Carte, Baker George, Pike Ernest,...
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by Dupré Marcel, organ Queen's Hall, London
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Marcel Dupré  (Rouen, 03.05.1886 - Meudon, 30.05.1971) was a French composer and organist.  1904: went to the conservatory of Paris. Had lessons with Louis Diémer and Lazare Lévy (piano), Alexandre Guilmant and Louis Vierne (organ) and Charles-Marie Widor (fugue and composition).  1914: Grand Prix de Rome for his cantata, Psyché.  1926-1954: professor of organ and improvisation at the Paris Conservatoire, then director until 1956. Among his best-known organ students are Jeanne...
Topics: 78rpm, HMV, Dupré Marcel, Daquin, Clérambault, Bach J.S., Mendelssohn, Organ
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Dauby Lina, contralto; Guermant Henriette, soprano; Anspach Frédéric, tenor; Cape Safford, cond.
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The label  L'Anthologie Sonore , dedicated to early music, was founded by  Curt Sachs  (Berlin, 29.06.1881 - New York, 05.02.1959) in 1933. Records were made in France between 1933 and the mid-1950s.  L'Anthologie Sonore AS 39:  Rondeaux du 15e siècle 1  Arnold de Lantins: Rondeau: Puisque je voy     Lina Dauby, contralto; 3 medieval vielles; Safford Cape, dir. 2  Gilles Binchois: Rondeau: De plus en plus 3  Grossin de Paris: Rondeau: Va t'en soupir     Henriette Guermant,...
Topics: 78rpm, Anthologie Sonore, Early music, Cape Safford, Guermant Henriette, Anspach Frédéric, Dauby...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Coates Albert, cond.; Salteni-Mochi June Adele, sop.; Thornton Edna, msop.; Walker Nellie, msop.; Webster Frank, ten.; Baker George, bar.
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Albert Coates   (St. Petersburg, 23.04.1882 - Cape Town, 11.12.1953): English conductor and composer. His parents worked in Russia. He had lessons in composition from Rimsky-Korsakov, went to the conservatory in Leipzig, had lessons in cello (Julius Klengel), piano (Robert Teichmüller) and conducting (Arthur Nikisch, who appointed him as assistant). 1904: debut as conductor at the Leipzig opera. 1906-1907: Elberfeld opera 1907-1908: assistant-conductor Dresden Semperoper under Ernst von...
Topics: 78rpm, HMV, Coates Albert, Beethoven, Salteni-Mochi June Adele, Webster Frank, Baker George,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Montorio Daniel, cond.; Pérez Carpio Selica, sopr., Marcen Eduardo, Romeu Pepé, Zaldivar Regina, Galindo Ramona
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La Verbena de la Paloma is a Zarzuela by the composer Tomás Bretón (Salamanca, 29.12.1850 - Madrid, 02.12.1923), Spanish composer, violinist, pianist, music educator and conductor. He composed 15 operas and 38 Zarzuelas, among others, and had his breakthrough in 1894 with his 22nd Zarzuela, La Verbena de la Paloma . Paloma is a street in Madrid where a statue of the Holy Virgin stands. The miracles performed by the statue are celebrated annually in La verbena, a local religious street...
Topics: 78rpm opera, Zarzuela, Columbia, Montorio Daniel, Pérez Carpio Selica, Marcen Eduardo, Romeu...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ney Elly, pi.; Van Hoogstraten Willem, cond.
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Elly Ney  (Düsseldorf, 27.09.1882 - Tutzing, 31.03.1968): German pianist of especially the romantic repertoire.  Studied in Cologne (Isidore Seiss, K. Bötcher) and in Vienna (Theodor Leschetizky, Emil von Sauer). Emil von Sauer (1862-1942) was still taught by Franz Liszt. Leschetizky (1830-1915) was one of the most famous piano educators of his time, whose pupils included Fanny Bloomfield Zeisler, Alexander Brailowsky, Ignaz Friedman, Mark Hambourg, Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Benno...
Topics: 78rpm, Mozart, HMV, Ney Elly, Hoogstraten Willem van
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Goossens Léon, oboe
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Léon Goossens (12.06.1897 - 13.02.1988). English oboist . His grandfather, Eugène Goossens (1845-1906), violinist and conductor, emigrated from Belgium to England. His son Eugène Goossens II (1867-1958), also conductor and violinist, had four other children besides Léon who all became musicians: Eugene Goossens III (1893-1962), conductor and composer Marie Goossens (1894-1991), harpist Adolphe Anthony Goossens (1896-1916), horn player, killed in the First World War Sidonie Goossens...
Topics: 78rpm, Goossens Leon, Oboe, HMV, Columbia, Händel, Scarlatti D., Pierné, Albinoni
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Van Anrooy Peter, cond.; Residentie Orkest
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Peter van Anrooy (Zaltbommel, 13.10.1879 - The Hague, 31.12.1954), conductor and composer.  1890-1899: Studied violin with Simon van Adelberg and composition with Johan Wagenaar at the Toonkunst Music School Utrecht. Went to Moscow to study conducting with Willem Kes and composition with Sergei Taneyev. Was subsequently violinist in Glasgow (with Kes as conductor).  1902-1903: violinist Tonhalle Orchester Zurich 1905-1911: conductor Groninger Orkest Vereeniging 1911-1917: conductor Arnhemse...
Topics: 78rpm, Van Anrooy Peter, Grieg, HMV, Residentie Orkest
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Blancard Jacqueline, piano; Münch Charles, cond.; Orch. Ph. de Paris
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Jacqueline Blancard  (Paris, 06.04.1909 - Geneva, 25.11.1994): Swiss pianist, the daughter of two comedians.  Studied at the Lausanne conservatory, then at the Paris Conservatoire with Isidor Philipp and Alfred Cortot. She taught at the Lausanne Conservatory. 1933: She made the first recording of Debussy: etudes (Polydor) 1937: she gave the Swiss premiere of the piano concerto for the left hand by Ravel, c.b. Ernest Ansermet  1938: She made the first recording of the piano concerto for the...
Topics: 78rpm, Polydor, Blancard Jacqueline, Münch Charles, Orch. Ph. de Paris, Ravel
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Houston Elsie, mezzo-soprano; Miquel Pablo, piano
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Elsie Houston (Rio de Janeiro, 22.04.1902 - New York, 20.02.1943): Brazilian singer, descendant of confederados , refugees from the American Civil War. Her father was a dentist.  She was classically trained by taking lessons for almost a year from Lilli Lehmann (who also taught Geraldine Farrar and Olive Fremstadt) and then from the French soprano Ninon Vallin.  She knew many Brazilian artists (such as Heitor Villa-Lobos, but also painters and writers), lived alternately in France, Brazil and...
Topics: 78rpm opera, RCA-Victor, Houston Elsie, Brazil, Mezzo-soprano, Miquel Pablo
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Cid Maria, sop.; Pujol Emilio, vihuela
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The label  L'Anthologie Sonore , dedicated to early music, was founded by  Curt Sachs  (Berlin, 29.06.1881 - New York, 05.02.1959) in 1933. Records were made in France between 1933 and the mid-1950s.  Romances et villancicos espagnols du 16e siècle 1  Luis Milan: Durandarte (romance) 2  Miguel de Fuenllana: Paséabase el Rey moro (romance) 3  Juan Vasquez: : Vos me matasteis (villancico) 4  Diego Pisador: A las armas moriscote (romance) Maria Cid, soprano; Emilio Pujol, vihuela...
Topics: 78rpm, Cid Maria, Pujol Emilio, Anthologie Sonore
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
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ansermet Ernest, Orch. de la Suisse Romande
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Ernest Ansermet  (Vevey, 11.11.1883 - Geneva, 20.02.1969): Swiss conductor.  Became a mathematics teacher in Lausanne. Studied music in Lausanne, Paris and Geneva with Ernest Bloch and others.  1911: debut as conductor in Lausanne. 1912: conducted at the Casino of Montreux.  1915-1923: conducted Les Ballets Russes (Diaghilev).  Advocate of contemporary music: Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Honegger. He was a friend of Stravinsky.  1918-1968: Conductor of the Orchestre de la Suisse...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, Honegger, Ansermet Ernest, O.S.R.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Guarneri String Quartet
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If you look up the Guarneri String Quartet on Google, or in music encyclopaedias, you will only find information about the famous American quartet, founded in 1964 and disbanded in 2009. But there was an earlier Guarneri String Quartet , founded in 1925 and disbanded in 1934 (during a South American tour, where the second violinist Mauritz Stromfeld died of a brain tumour). A beautiful quartet that could measure up to the big names of its time, but remained somewhat in the shadows.  Daniel...
Topics: 78rpm, Polydor, Guarneri String Quartet, Karpolowsky Daniel, Stromfeld Mauritz, Kroyt Boris, Lutz...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Scampini Augusto, tenor; Sabajno Carlo, cond.
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Augusto Scampini (Garlasco, 1880 - Barcelona, 1939): Italian tenor.  He studied at the Milan conservatory with Del Fiume.  Debuted in 1905 at Garlasco as Cavaradossi in ‘’Tosca’’. In 1907 he guested in Teatro de l'Opera, Buenos Aires in ‘’Hérodiade’’ of Massenet. In the same year he sang in Teatro Massimo, Palermo as Radames in ‘’Aida’’ and as Samson in ‘’Samson et Dalila’’ of Saint-Saëns.  Then he guested in the big theatres of Italy, Spain, South America...
Topics: 78rpm opera, Gramophone, Verdi, Scampini Augusto, Sabajno Carlo, Tenor
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Robinson Stanford, cond.; Royal Ph.O.
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I have one of two records, titled:  "Schubert Centenary Columbia International Composers Contest. English Prize Work: Frank Merrick: Two movements in symphony form (a completion of Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony")" My curiosity was aroused. A composition with the pretension to finish Schubert's "unfinished"? I found information on Youtube at the wonderful site "Vintage Sounds" . I took the liberty of editing his recording so that we can hear both...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, Merrick Frank, Robinson Stanford, Royal Ph.O.
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
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Trio de la Cour de Belgique
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Trio de la Cour de Belgique with the piano trio no. 1 in F op. 18 by Saint-Saëns. The following musicians played in this trio: Emile Bosquet , piano (08.12.1878 - 18.07.1958): Belgian pianist who taught at the Antwerp Conservatory. Alfred Dubois , violin (17.11.1898 - 24.03.1949): Belgian violinist, pupil of Eugène Ysaÿe. Dubois himself was a highly regarded international violin teacher, Arthur Grumiaux being one of his pupils. Dubois studied at the Brussels Conservatory (with Alexandre...
Topics: 78rpm, Trio de la Cour de Belgique, Dubois Alfred, Bosquet Emile, Dambois Maurice, Columbia,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Stravinsky Igor, cond.; Vlassov Alexis Choir,Orch. Walther Straram
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The Symphony of Psalms by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) was commissioned by the Russian conductor Sergei Koussevitzky (1874-1951) on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, of which Koussevitzky was the conductor between 1924 and 1949. On the occasion of this celebration, Koussevitzky ordered more compositions from a number of composers: Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto; George Gershwin: 2nd Rhapsody; Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 4, and Paul Hindemith: Symphonic...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, Stravinsky Igor, Vlassov Alexis Choir, Orch. Walther Straram
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Roesgen-Champion Marguerite, harps.; Bronschwak, vi.; Perlemuter, vi.; pascal Victor, cel.
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Marguerite Roesgen-Champion (Geneva, 24.01.1894 - Hyères, 30.06.1976): Swiss composer, pianist and harpsichordist. Studied at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève with Marie Panthès (piano). From 1926 she lived as a composer in Paris. She composed works for orchestra, harpsichord and piano, as well as chamber and choral works. Johann Christian Bach: Harpsichord concerto in G op. 7 no. 6 1  allegro 2  andante 3  allegretto Marguerite Roesgen-Champion, harpsichord Bronschwak, Perlemuter,...
Topics: 78rpm, Disque Gramophone, Bach Johann Christian, Roesgen-Champion Marguerite, Harpsichord
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Gitton Jean, cond.;
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As far as I know, this is the first complete European recording of Bach's Magnificat BWV 243.  On 18 June 1946, Robert Shaw recorded probably the very first complete Magnificat on Victor M-1182.  I found no information about conductor Jean Gitton. Some information about the singers:  Nadine Renaux  (13.07.1912 - 22.01.2005): French soprano, debut 1945 as Mme Butterfly at the Opéra-Comique.  Odette Turba-Rabier  (Orléans, 1910-1998): French coloratura-soprano. Debut in 1936 as Lakmé ,...
Topics: 78rpm, Pathé, Bach J.S., Gitton Jean
Satyr 78 rpm collection
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, Berlioz, Stravinsky, Grieg
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Damen Jan, vi.; Böhm Karl, cond.
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Jan Damen (Breda, 30.06.1898 - Amsterdam, 20.12.1957): The name is sometimes changed as Dahmen, as on this Electrola label.  Dutch violinist. Educated at the Conservatory in The Hague. Then private lessons with Arnold Spoor and the famous Carl Flesch in Berlin (1873-1944) who taught Szymon Goldberg, Ida Haendel, Josef Hassid, Isolde Menges, Ginette Neveu, Ricardo Odnoposoff, Joachim Ròntgen, Max Rostal, Sam Swaap, Henryk Szeryng, Henri Temianka, Josef Wolfsthal and Ibolyka Zilzer, among...
Topics: 78rpm, Mozart, Damen Jan, Böhm Karl, Electrola
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Kubelik Jan, violin; Elman Mischa, violin (+ piano)
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Jan Kubelik (Michle, 05.07.1880 - Prague, 05.12.1940): Czech violinist and composer. Entered the Prague Conservatory at the age of 8, had lessons from Otakar Sevcík. From 1898 he had a great international career. He married Countess Anna Julie Marie Széll von Bessenyö in 1903. They had 8 children, 5 violin-playing daughters and 3 sons, among them the famous conductor and composer Rafael Kubelik (1914-1996).  He recorded for Gramophone, Fonotipia and Polydor. His most famous record is as...
Topics: 78rpm, Violin, Gramophone, Kubelik Jan, Elman Mischa, Bazzini, Saint-Saëns
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 opera, Leoncavallo, Lalo, Büsser, Fauré, Gounod, soprano
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Pasquier Jean, Ferret P., vi.; Ruggero Gerlin, harps.; Pasquier Étienne, cel.
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The label  L'Anthologie Sonore , dedicated to early music, was founded by  Curt Sachs  (Berlin, 29.06.1881 - New York, 05.02.1959) in 1933. Records were made in France between 1933 and the mid-1950s.  Henry Purcell (1658-1695): The Golden Sonata Allegro Adagio Canzona Grave Allegro Jean Pasquier, violin P. Ferret, violin Ruggero Gerlin, harpsichord / basso continuo Étienne Pasquier, cello / basso continuo 78rpm 30 cm: L'Anthologie Sonore 22 Matrix nrs.:  AS 52/53   M6-81921/22...
Topics: 78rpm, Anthologie Sonore, Pasquier Jean, Pasquier Étienne, Ferret P., Gerlin Ruggero, Purcell
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Loevensohn Marix, cello
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Marix Loevensohn (Kortrijk, 31.03.1880 - Montauban, 24.02.1943):  Belgian cellist. Studied at the conservatory in Brussels. Made his debut in London in 1894. Came to Amsterdam in 1896 as soloist with the orchestra of Edouard Colonne. Played in the string quartets of César Thomson, August Wilhelmj and Eugène Ysaÿe. Moved to Berlin in 1907, taught at the Klindworth-Scharwenka Conservatory and the Hochschule für Musik.  1915-1936: solo cellist in the Concertgebouw Orchestra, succeeding...
Topics: Loevensohn Marix, Cello, 78rpm, Columbia, Burleigh, Schumann, Boccherini, Lalo, Schubert
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by De Van Guillaume, cond.; Paraphonistes de St.-Jean des Matines, Agopian Agop, soloist
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The label  L'Anthologie Sonore , dedicated to early music, was founded by  Curt Sachs  (Berlin, 29.06.1881 - New York, 05.02.1959) in 1933. Records were made in France between 1933 and the mid-1950s.  Chant grégorien d'avant l'an 1000 A  Anon., before 1000 A.D.: Responsory-Gradual (originaly for the Feast of Saint Agatha) « Adiuvabit eam Deus (5) » B  Anon., before 1000 A.D.: Alleluia: Easter « Pascha nostrum immolatus est / Epulemur (7) » Agop Agopian (soloist) Les Paraphonistes...
Topics: 78rpm, Anthologie Sonore, De Van Guillaume, Agopian Agop
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Ochs Siegfried, cond.; Van Diemen Ursula, soprano
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Siegfried Ochs (Frankfurt am Main, 19.04.1858 - Berlin, 06.02.1929): German composer and choir conductor. First studied medicine and chemistry and later devoted himself to music - studied at the Königliche Hochschule für Musik, Berlin. In 1882 he founded the Siegfried Ochs'schen Gesangverein , in 1888 renamed in  Philharmonisch Chor Berlin . He conducted this choir until 1920. Ursula van Diemen (Schwerin, 30.11.1896 - 1988): German soprano (her father was Dutch, her mother German). Studied...
Topics: 78rpm, HMV, Electrola, Bach J.S., Händel, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Ochs Siegfried, Van Diemen Ursula
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Baillie Isobel, sop.; Allin Norman, bass a.o.
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Sacred songs - Vocal gems  part 1: The Holy City Nearer my God to Thee Abide with me part 2:  The better land The Lord is my light The lost chord Isobel Baillie, soprano Clara Serena, alto Francis Russell, tenor Norman Allin, bass 78rpm 30 cm: Columbia DX 296 Matrix nrs.:  WAX 6163 / WAX 6164-1 Recorded:  07.07.1931 Sacred songs - Selection no.2 Part 1: There is a green hill Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod) O for the wings of a dove (Mendelssohn) Part 2: As pants the hart (Händel) Ave Maria...
Topics: Baillie Isobel, Nash Heddle, Allin Norman, Stewart Catherine, 78rpm opera, Columbia, Serena Clara,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Schmitz Paul, cond.;Leipziger Gewandhaus Kammerorch.
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Paul Schmitz  (Hamburg, 1898-1992): studied at the conservatories of Frankfurt am Main and Mannheim with Furtwängler, Rehberg and Toch. Conducted in Weimar (1921), Stuttgart (1923). Thereafter: 1927-1933: Staatsoper of Munich 1933-1951 and 1964-1973: Generalmusikdirektor in Leipzig 1952-1963: General Music Director in Kassel Except for the Cherubini symphony, he recorded on 78 rpm for Polydor:  All of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, except the second;  Vivaldi: Concerto grosso op.3 no.8;...
Topics: 78rpm, Schmitz Paul, Cherubini, Polydor
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Offers Maartje, contralto
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Maartje Offers (Koudekerk a.d. Rijn, 27.02.1901 - Tholen, 28.01.1944): Dutch contralto. She stiudied with Johanna Hekking - van Hove and Jeanne Smit (Amsterdam) and Pauline de Haan-Manifarges (Rotterdam). 1910: Debut as an oratoria singer 1915: debut in opera 1924-1927: La Scala, Milan, engaged by Toscanini. She was the first Dutch singer to be engaged in La Scala. After 1933 she refused to sing in Germany, but she sang a lot in The Netherlands. She refused to join the Kuturkammer in 1941. She...
Topics: 78rpm opera, HMV, Offers Maartje, Contralto
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Aubert Pauline, harpsichord, virginal
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The label  L'Anthologie Sonore , dedicated to early music, was founded by  Curt Sachs  (Berlin, 29.06.1881 - New York, 05.02.1959) in 1933. Records were made in France between 1933 and the mid-1950s.  I  Le clavecin en France au temps de Couperin: Jean Nicolas Geoffroy & Antoine Dornel 1  Jean Nicolas Geoffroy (1633-1694): Tombeau en forme d'allemande 2  Louis-Antoine Dornel (1680-1757): Le Pendant d'oreille; La noce d'Auteuil Pauline Aubert, harpsichord L'Anthologie Sonore 8...
Topics: Aubert Pauline, 78rpm, Anthologie Sonore, Geoffroy, Dornel, Harpsichord
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Melichar Alois, cond.; Orch. Staatsoper Berlin
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Alois Melichar  (Vienna, 18.04.1896 - Munich, 09.04.1976): Austrian conductor, composer and music critic. Studied in Vienna and Berlin, among others with Franz Schreker (1920-1923). 1923-1926: conductor, choirmaster and teacher in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkestan and Georgia 1926-1927: music editor of the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. 1927-1933: first conductor and musical director of Deutsche Grammophon. After 1933, he worked mainly as a film composer, thanks to the mediation of the conductor...
Topics: 78rpm, Polydor, Moussorgsky, Ravel, Glinka, Melichar Alois, Orch. Staatsoper Berlin
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Société des Instruments Anciens
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Henri Casadesus (Paris, 30.09.1879 - 31.05.1937): violist and viola d'amore player. Grew up in a musical family, with 7 siblings: brother of Marius Casadesus (24.10.1892 - 13.10.1981),  Régina Patorni-Casadesus (07.07.1886 - 28.08.1961), uncle of famous pianist Robert Casadesus (07.04.1899 - 19.09.1972). Studied with Albert Lavignac (1846-1916) and the viola with Théophile Laforge (1863-1918) at the Paris Conservatoire. Won a Premier Prix in 1899. 1901- ca. 1939:  La Société des...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, Société des Instruments Anciens, Casadesus Marius, Casadesus Henri,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Giardino Jean, cond.
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Jean Giardino (1906-1983). French conductor and violinist. He studied at the Paris Conservatory, won a Premier Prix as a violinist and studied with Emmanuel and Lehnert, among others.  At 16 he played as a violinist in the Concerts Lamoureux with conductors such as Paul Paray, Arturo Toscanini, Pierre Monteux, Bruno Walter and Richard Strauss.  1931: artistic director of Radio Marocco 1935: conducted Orchestre Nationale, Paris as a substitute. 1937: conducted Radiodiffusion Française.  ...
Topics: 78rpm, Pathé, Giardino Jean, Fauré, Glinka, Glazounov
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Fugère Lucien, bar.; Beaujon Marise, sop.; Thill Georges, ten.; Cohen Elie, cond.; Gaubert Philippe, cond.
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Two recordings, made in the Théâtre de la Champs Elysées during the Gala Columbia on 15 December 1928. Lucien Fugère (Paris, 22.07.1848 - Paris, 15.01.1935): French baritone with an exceptionally long career, singing into his 80s. He start3ed as chansonnier in 1870, sang in operettas. 1877-1920: Opéra-Comique, creating roles in more than 30 operas, f.i. the father in Louise (Charpentier); Fritelli in Le roi malgré lui (Chabrier), and for Massenet: Pandolfe in Cendrillon ; The Devil in...
Topics: 78rpm opera, Columbia, Fugère Lucien, Beaujon Marise, Thill Georges, Cohen Elie, Gaubert Philippe,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
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 Société des Instruments Anciens
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Henri Casadesus  (Paris, 30.09.1879 - 31.05.1937): violist and viola d'amore player. Grew up in a musical family, with 7 siblings: brother of  Marius Casadesus  (24.10.1892 - 13.10.1981),  Régina Patorni-Casadesus  (07.07.1886 - 28.08.1961), uncle of famous pianist  Robert Casadesus  (07.04.1899 - 19.09.1972). Studied with Albert Lavignac (1846-1916) and the viola with Théophile Laforge (1863-1918) at the Paris Conservatoire. Won a Premier Prix in 1899. 1901- ca. 1939:  La Société...
Topics: 78rpm, Columbia, Société des Instruments Anciens, Casadesus Henri, Casadesus Marius,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Prüwer Julius, cond.; Berliner Ph.
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Julius Prüwer (Vienna, 20.02.1874 - New York, 08.07.1943): Austrian conductor, pianist and teacher. Studied at the Vienna Conservatory with Arthur Friedheim (1859-1932) and Moriz Rosenthal (1862-1946), piano. He also took private lessons with Johannes Brahms.  He received conducting lessons from Hans Richter (1843-1916). 1892-1893: Stadttheater Bielitz 1893-1894: Stadttheater Esseg 1894-1895: Opera Cologne 1895-1923: Stadttheater Breslau 1913-1923: Opera Breslau 1902, 1904, 1906: assistant to...
Topics: 78rpm, Polydor, Berliner Ph., Prüwer Julius, Donizetti, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Meyerbeer, Berlioz,...
Satyr 78 rpm collection
by Bechet Sidney Circle 7
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Sidney Bechet (New Orleans 14.05.1897 - Garches [France] 14.05.1959): American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader and composer. The first jazz saxophonist who became famous on the soprano saxophone, which he had bought in London during a tour in Europe. He made his first recordings in 1923. Settled in France, where he died of lung cancer in 1959.  Sidney Bechet's Circle Seven: Sidney Bechet, soprano sax Edmond Hall, clarinet Wilber de Paris, trombone Albert Snaer, trumpet James P....
Topics: 78rpm jazz, Bechet Sidney, Cupol, Johnson James P.
Satyr 78 rpm collection
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Trio Pasquier  was founded in 1927 and consisted of 3 brothers: Jean Pasquier (1904 - 1992), violin Pierre Pasquier (1902 - 1986), viola Etienne Pasquier (1905 - 1997), cello.  The trio existed for more than 40 years and premiered many contemporary compositions, a.o. by Martinu, Roussel, Milhaud, Jolivet and Françaix.  The cellist Etienne Pasquier was in the same prison camp as Olivier Messiaen in 1941 and participated in the primal performance of Messiaen's famous  Quatuor pour la fin du...
Topics: 78rpm, Pathé, Trio Pasquier, Boccherini, Haydn