Victor matrix C-4429. Old folks at home / Emma Calvé
|Old folks at home (Primary title)||Disc label (RDI)|
|Swanee River (Alternate title)||Disc label (RDI)|
|Authors and Composers||Notes|
|Stephen Collins Foster (composer)|
|Stephen Collins Foster (lyricist)|
|Personnel||Notes Hide Additional Titles|
|Emma Calvé (vocalist : soprano vocal)|
|Romualdo Sapio (instrumentalist : piano)||Takes 3 & 4.|
- Description: Soprano vocal solo, with piano
- Category: Vocal
- Language: English
- Master Size: 12-in.
|EDVR legacy data list Gramophone releases from take 2.|
|EDVR vol. 2 notes: Take 1—issued only with Grand Prize label; sung very slowly; three-chord introduction, the second of which is flawed; one verse; chorus repeated and sung the second time pianissimo; pianist plays a single chord after voice ends. Take 2—issued with Grand Prize, Patent, and Victor labels; piano introduction and postlude; tempo is faster than take 1; one verse; chorus repeated and sung second time pianissimo. Take 3—issued on Victor and Victrola labels and double-faced; has piano introduction; sung at a speed between those used for takes 1 and 2; one verse; two choruses at the same volume; piano chord at end; no reprise of melody.|
|Source(s): Allan Sutton blog (take place); Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.|
|Take Date and Place||Take||Status||Label Name/Number||Format||Note Hide Additional Titles|
|4/22/1907 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||1||Master||Victor 88089||12-in.|
|3/9/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed]||2||Master||Victor 88089||12-in.|
|6/8/1916 New York, New York||3||Destroy|
|6/8/1916 New York, New York||4||Master||Victor 88089||12-in.|
|6/8/1916 New York, New York||4||Master||Gramophone 03092x||12-in.|
|6/8/1916 New York, New York||4||Master||Victor 6056||12-in.|
Audio of this recording from the Library of Congress
|6/8/1916 New York, New York||4||Master||Gramophone DB-163||12-in.|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix C-4429. Old folks at home / Emma Calvé," accessed November 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200006155/C-4429-Old_folks_at_home.
Victor matrix C-4429. Old folks at home / Emma Calvé. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200006155/C-4429-Old_folks_at_home.
"Victor matrix C-4429. Old folks at home / Emma Calvé." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 November 2022.
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