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August Labitzky

August Labitzky (22 October 1832, Petschau – 29 August 1903, Bad Reichenhall) was a Bohemian composer and kapellmeister, and the son of Joseph Labitzky. Although Labitzky was not as prolific a composer as his father, his Ouverture Characteristique has been occasionally recorded. Written in 1858, it depicts Emperor Charles IV while out hunting. Labitzky also wrote At the Mountain Inn, Idyl around April 1874.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 22nd, 1832 (Bečov nad Teplou), Died August 29th, 1903 (Bad Reichenhall)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-4020 12-in. 11/9/1906 Dream of the mountains Charles D'Almaine ; Darius Lyons Flute and violin duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-6826 12-in. 2/20/1909 Dream of the mountains Darius Lyons ; Howard Rattay Violin and flute duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10665 10-in. 6/30/1911 The herd girl's dream Neapolitan Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor BVE-10665 10-in. 7/21/1925 Herd girl's dream Neapolitan Trio Instrumental trio, with bells composer  
Victor B-15405 10-in. 11/18/1914 At the mountain inn Neapolitan Trio Instrumental trio, with bells composer  
Victor B-20174 10-in. 6/27/1917 Herd girl's dream Bayrisches Hochland Zither Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor B-27455 10-in. 2/5/1923 Traum der Sennerin Aelpler-Zither-Duett Zither duet composer  
Victor B-32479 10-in. 4/29/1925 At the mountain inn Marchetti Zither Trio Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 3908 10-in. ca. 1908 The herd girl's dream Marshall P. Lufsky ; George Stehl ; Paul Sürth Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 79900 10-in. 6/18/1921 At the mountain inn, op. 48 William Heinrich ; Charles Schuetze ; George Stehl Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 30251 12-in. ca. Jan.-June 1909 At the mountain inn Marshall P. Lufsky ; George Stehl ; Paul Sürth Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 30906 12-in. ca. 1911 The herd girl's dream Marshall P. Lufsky ; Charles Schuetze ; George Stehl Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia W141675 10-in. 2/11/1926 Herd girl's dream Howard Peterson Organ solo composer  
Columbia W142468 10-in. 7/22/1926 The herd girl's dream Eagle Trio Instrumental trio composer  
OKeh S-782 10-in. approximately Aug. 1919 Herd girl's dream Philharmonic Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 779 10-in. approximately early 1917 Herd girl's dream Instrumentalist(s) (Unidentified; Brunswick Records) Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 6399-6401 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Herd girl's dream Gondolier Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick E1861-E1863 10-in. 11/30/1925 Traum der Sennerin Mayfair Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick E19796-E19798 10-in. 7/17/1926 Traum der Sennerin Mayfair Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Edison 741 Not documented 7/14/1911 Dream of the Tyrolienne Venetian Instrumental Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Edison 2165 10-in. between 3/3/1913 and 3/5/1913 Dream of the Tyrolienne Venetian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
Edison 7122 10-in. 1/20/1920 Dream of the Tyrolienne Venetian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Labitzky, August," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111478.

Labitzky, August. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111478.

"Labitzky, August." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111478

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