Victor matrix C-4429. Old folks at home / Emma Calvé

TitleSource
Old folks at home (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Swanee River (Alternate title)Disc label (RDI)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Stephen Collins Foster (composer)
Stephen Collins Foster (lyricist)
PersonnelNotes 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.
Notes
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): Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
4/22/1907 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 1 Master Victor 88089 12-in.

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3/9/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 2 Master Victor 88089 12-in.

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6/8/1916 New York, New York 3 Destroy
6/8/1916 New York, New York 4 Master Victor 88089 12-in.

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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.

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6/8/1916 New York, New York 4 Master Gramophone DB-163 12-in.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix C-4429. Old folks at home / Emma Calvé," accessed July 16, 2019, 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. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 16, 2019, 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, 2019. Web. 16 July 2019.

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