Victor matrix B-504. Lead, kindly light / Haydn Quartet

Lead, kindly light (Primary title)Disc label
Sacred quartet (Title descriptor)
  • Description: Male vocal quartet
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
EDVR vol. 2 does not show take 11 as mastered, but a copy can be found in the UCSB collection.
Also recorded as [PM-]97, [PM-]3185, C-603, and B-22401.
Fagan and Moran note: B-504-12 was remade on matrix B-22401-2 by the Orpheus Quartet (Macdonough, Murphy, Werrenrath, Glenn) on Oct. 31, 1918, and this new master was substituted for B-504-12 on cat. #16394. Apparently, labels continued to carry the name "Haydn Quartet" for the balance of its life in the catalogs.
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
10/7/1903 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 1 Unknown
10/7/1903 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 2 Master Victor 97 10-in.
5/18/1905 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 3 Unknown
5/18/1905 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 4 Master Victor 97 10-in.
5/7/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 5 Unknown
5/7/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 6 Unknown
7/18/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 7 Master Victor 97 10-in.
7/18/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 8 Master Victor 97 10-in.
8/3/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 9 Unknown
8/3/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 10 Unknown
8/24/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 11 Master Victor 97 10-in.

Lead, kindly light

5/25/1909 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 12 Master Victor 16394 10-in.
5/25/1909 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 13 Destroy


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