Alvaro Retana

Birth and Death Data: Born August 26, 1890 (Batangas), Died 1970 (Torrejón de Ardoz)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24914 10-in. 1/27/1921 Fado blanquita Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-29910 10-in. 4/18/1924 Serenata galante Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-32938 10-in. 7/3/1925 Conchita Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33507 10-in. 9/23/1925 Amor japonés Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36027 10-in. 8/6/1926 Serenata galante Margarita Cueto ; Juan Pulido Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39546 10-in. 7/27/1927 Fado blanquito Creatore's Band Band composer  
Victor BAVE-86830 10-in. Apr.-May 1935 Fado blanquita Cuarteto Criollo Brunelli Instrumental quartet composer  
Victor G-2642 10-in. 2/14/1918 Rufina la peinadora Consuelo Mayendía Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W95571 10-in. approximately 1927 Colombina Pilar Arcos ; Juan Pulido Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone BM240 10-in. 12/3/1921 Sandunga La Goya Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone BM245 10-in. 12/5/1921 Aurora, Aurora La Goya Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone BS714 10-in. 1/26/1923 El capote de paseo María Túbau Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 1775ah 10-in. 2/2/1912 Ven y ven y ven Banda Municipal de Barcelona Band lyricist  
Gramophone 2854y 10-in. 5/4/1912 Ven y ven y ven La Goya Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 18442u 10-in. 11/17/1913 Ay Benito La Goya Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 19321u 10-in. 3/22/1916 La marquesa celosa Carmen Flores Female vocal solo lyricist  
Gramophone 19911u 10-in. 11/28/1917 La marquesita gitana Carmen Flores Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Retana, Alvaro," accessed December 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109920.

Retana, Alvaro. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109920.

"Retana, Alvaro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 December 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109920

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