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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 176-200 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-12507 12-in. 10/10/1912 Gems from Cavalleria rusticana Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-12507 12-in. 4/11/1928 Gems from Cavalleria rusticana Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
Victor B-12534 10-in. 10/23/1912 The first heart throbs William H. Reitz Orchestra bells solo, with cello obbligato instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-12536 12-in. 10/24/1912 Gems from The Mikado Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-12536 12-in. 8/23/1926 Gems from The Mikado Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
Victor B-12543 10-in. 10/28/1912 Bon jour, Suzon! Charles Dalmorès Tenor vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12544 10-in. 10/28/1912 Je t'aime Charles Dalmorès Tenor vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12547 10-in. 10/29/1912 A memory Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12580 10-in. 11/6/1912 Were my song with wings provided F. C. Hotaling Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12581 10-in. 11/6/1912 I'm wearin' awa' F. C. Hotaling Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12582 10-in. 11/6/1912 Out of the darkness F. C. Hotaling Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-12616 12-in. 3/30/1928 Gems from I pagliacci Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
Victor C-12617 12-in. 11/15/1912 Gems from Faust Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-12657 12-in. 11/27/1912 Inflammatus Mrs. J. C. Hoskins Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-12658 10-in. 2/15/1929 Suonno'e fantasia Titta Ruffo Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-12659 10-in. 3/22/1926 Visione Veneziana Titta Ruffo Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor C-12665 12-in. 11/27/1912 Se saran rose Mrs. J. C. Hoskins Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-12796 10-in. 1/14/1913 Ave Maria Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-12813 12-in. 11/2/1926 The wee hoose 'mang the heather Harry Lauder Male vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-12814 10-in. 1/20/1913 Nina Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12815 10-in. 1/20/1913 Silver threads among the gold Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12843 10-in. 1/25/1913 The brook Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-12900 10-in. 9/2/1926 Asleep in the deep Wilfred Glenn Male vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-12901 10-in. 9/2/1926 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Wilfred Glenn Male vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-12914 10-in. 2/13/1913 Au clair de la lune Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 176-200 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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