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Rosario Bourdon

Joseph Charles Rosario Bourdon (March 6, 1885 – April 24, 1961) was a French Canadian cellist, violinist, conductor, arranger and composer. He was a child prodigy skilled with many musical instruments. Bourdon worked much of his life for the Victor Talking Machine Company where he exerted considerable influence.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 6th, 1885 (Longueuil), Died April 24th, 1961

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, director, piano, cello, celeste, arranger, session supervisor, organ, composer, xylophone, marimba, pipe organ, speaker, bells, drums

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3356 10-in. 5/2/1906 Come Thou almighty King Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-3358 10-in. 5/2/1906 Lead, kindly light Trinity Choir Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-3449 10-in. 2/4/1925 Toreador song Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra conductor  
Victor C-3484 12-in. 6/21/1906 Flower song Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-3485 10-in. 6/21/1906 Träumerei Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor E-3486 8-in. 6/21/1906 Musical moments Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-3488 10-in. 6/26/1906 Spring song Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-3489 12-in. 6/26/1906 Chopin's nocturne in E flat Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-3490 10-in. 6/26/1906 Melody in F Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor BVE-3862 10-in. 5/31/1927 Stride la vampa! Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-3863 10-in. 5/31/1927 Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor C-3863 12-in. 10/9/1906 Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with cello and orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-3867 12-in. 10/10/1906 Berceuse Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-3868 12-in. 10/10/1906 Largo Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-3869 10-in. 10/10/1906 Élégie Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with string quartet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-3870 10-in. 10/10/1906 Sérénade badine Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with string quartet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor BVE-4050 10-in. 3/23/1926 Cavalleria rusticana : Intermezzo Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra director  
Victor B-4060 10-in. 5/17/1910 Melody of love : Intermezzo Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with cello solo instrumentalist, celeste  
Victor B-4062 10-in. 11/26/1906 Ho-yo-to-ho! Johanna Gadski Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-4158 10-in. 12/27/1906 Holy night Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor BVE-4207 10-in. 10/19/1925 Mephistopheles' serenade Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-4386 10-in. 4/10/1907 Cantilena Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-4387 10-in. 4/10/1907 Romance Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-4447 10-in. 4/30/1907 Ticklish Reuben Cal Stewart Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-4555 10-in. 6/3/1907 Rock of ages Trinity Choir [i.e., Lyric Quartet] Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra conductor  
(Results 26-50 of 4532 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bourdon, Rosario," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

Bourdon, Rosario. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

"Bourdon, Rosario." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771

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