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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 151-175 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-11916 10-in. 9/28/1927 The ace of diamonds Victor Band Band director  
Victor BVE-11918 10-in. 9/28/1927 May pole dance Victor Band Band director  
Victor BVE-11922 10-in. 9/28/1927 Don Juan : Minuet Victor Band Band director  
Victor C-11994 12-in. 5/8/1912 Andante religioso Rosario Bourdon Cello solo instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12073 10-in. 6/5/1912 Allerseelen Rita Fornia Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-12077 10-in. 6/6/1912 Das Zauberlied Rita Fornia Soprano vocal solo, with upright piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12078 10-in. 6/6/1912 Aime-moi Rita Fornia Soprano vocal solo, with upright piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12079 10-in. 6/6/1912 Tes doux baisers Rita Fornia Soprano vocal solo, with upright piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12080 10-in. 6/6/1912 Wiegenlied Rita Fornia Soprano vocal solo, with upright piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12102 10-in. 6/10/1912 Long ago Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-12109 12-in. 8/24/1926 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-12116 12-in. 10/31/1927 Songs of Scotland Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-12134 10-in. 9/27/1927 Tantoli Victor Band Band director  
Victor C-12207 12-in. 7/16/1912 Good night, little girl, good night George Hamlin Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-12234 10-in. 7/25/1912 Since first I met thee Nina Clarke Hooker Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12235 10-in. 7/25/1912 Canzonetta Victor String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12236 10-in. 7/25/1912 Einsame Blumen Victor String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12240 10-in. 7/29/1912 Albumblatt : Op. 24, no. 1 Victor instrumental ensemble Instrumental quintet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12243 10-in. 7/29/1912 Romanze Victor String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12244 10-in. 7/29/1912 Suite III : Bourrée Victor String Quartet Instrumental quintet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor BVE-12261 10-in. 5/20/1927 In the gloaming Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-12262 12-in. 6/9/1927 Love's old sweet song Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-12319 10-in. 8/14/1912 Love's confession Clement Barone ; Rosario Bourdon Cello and flute duet, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12332 10-in. 9/4/1912 Sous le balcon Rosario Bourdon ; Howard Rattay Violin and cello duet, with strings and bass instrumentalist, cello  
Victor CVE-12506 12-in. 8/26/1926 Christmas hymns and carols, part 1 Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra director  
(Results 151-175 of 4532 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bourdon, Rosario," accessed March 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

Bourdon, Rosario. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

"Bourdon, Rosario." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 March 2021.

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

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