Victor matrix C-4341. Addio! / Nellie Melba

TitleSource
Addio! (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
La bohème (Work title)
Bohème. Donde lieta uscì (Uniform title)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Giacomo Puccini (composer)
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Nellie Melba (vocalist : soprano vocal)
  • Description: Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: Italian
  • Master Size: 12-in.
Notes
EDVR vol. 2 notes: Take 1—in final "Addio, senza randor," orchestral chord with "Addio senza" held for 5 seconds; playing time 3'00" @ 77.43 rpm; no safety groove. Take 2—never issued in U.S.; found on G&T pressings only; final "addio" held for 10 seconds; playing time 3'08" @ 75.00 rpm. Take 3—in final "Addio, senza rancor," harp arpeggio with "senza"; "addio" held for 5 seconds; playing time 3'16" @ 76.00 rpm.
EDVR legacy data included a 4th take of 8/23/1910 not found in Victor ledgers.
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
3/27/1907 New York, New York 1 Master Victor 88072 12-in.
3/27/1907 New York, New York 1 Master Gramophone 053111 12-in.
3/27/1907 New York, New York 1 Master RCA Victor VRL5-0365 LP Remastered in 1983.
1/6/1909 New York, New York 2 Master Gramophone 053111 12-in. Listed in Victor ledgers as "hold."
1/6/1909 New York, New York 2 Master RCA Victor VRL5-0365 LP Remastered in 1983.
8/23/1910 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master Victor 88072 12-in.
8/23/1910 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master Victor 6210 12-in.

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8/23/1910 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master Gramophone 2-053028 12-in.
8/23/1910 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master Gramophone DB-356 12-in.
8/23/1910 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master RCA Victor VRL5-0365 LP Remastered in 1983.
8/23/1910 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master Metropolitan Opera Guild MET-401-1 LP Remastered 9/5/1985.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix C-4341. Addio! / Nellie Melba," accessed October 16, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200006057/C-4341-Addio.

Victor matrix C-4341. Addio! / Nellie Melba. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200006057/C-4341-Addio.

"Victor matrix C-4341. Addio! / Nellie Melba." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 16 October 2019.

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