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Virginia Rea

Virginia Rea (born Virginia Earle Murphy) was an American coloratura soprano. She was billed as Olive Palmer when she appeared on The Palmolive Hour on radio.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Notes: Also used the pseudonym Olive Palmer.

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 149 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-11909 12-in. 10/31/1927 Songs of Ireland Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-12116 12-in. 10/31/1927 Songs of Scotland Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-13723 12-in. 5/11/1927 Sea songs Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-16098 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 1 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-16100 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 2 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-16173 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 3 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-16216 12-in. 5/11/1927 Songs of the past, no. 4 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-38395 12-in. 5/10/1927 Down South Eveready Hour Group ; Nathaniel Shilkret Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-38396 12-in. 5/10/1927 Goin' home Eveready Hour Group ; Nathaniel Shilkret Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-38898 10-in. 6/10/1927 Indian love call Virginia Rea Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-40294 12-in. 10/10/1927 Gems from The fortune teller Victor Salon Group Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-40536 12-in. 11/2/1927 Selections from Princess Pat Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-40608 12-in. 10/13/1927 Selections from The red mill Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-40609 12-in. 10/13/1927 Selections from Sweethearts Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-40610 12-in. 10/13/1927 Selections from Naughty Marietta Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-40615 12-in. 10/17/1927 Selections from Babes in Toyland Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1926-12-27-01] 10-in. 12/27/1926 The wren Virginia Rea Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1926-12-27-02] 10-in. 12/27/1926 Someone to watch over me Virginia Rea Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W144243 10-in. 5/31/1927 Like you Franklyn Baur ; Virginia Rea Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W98308 12-in. 1/6/1927 Oh, Kay! : Vocal gems Columbia Light Opera Company Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with piano and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 3598 10-in. approximately Jan. 1920 Old folks at home Elias Breeskin ; Virginia Rea Female vocal solo, with violin obbligato vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 3996 10-in. approximately July 1920 La capinera Virginia Rea Female vocal solo, with flute obbligato and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 4320 10-in. approximately Oct. 1920 Les filles de Cadix Virginia Rea Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick X4506 12-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Ombra leggiera Virginia Rea Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick 8973 10-in. approximately Oct. 1922 Chanson provençale Virginia Rea Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 149 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rea, Virginia," accessed June 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114762.

Rea, Virginia. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114762.

"Rea, Virginia." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 June 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114762

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