Victor matrix B-6422. Merry widow waltz : Burlesque / Arthur Pryor's Band

TitleSource
Merry widow waltz : Burlesque (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Viuva alegre : Parodia da famosa valsa (Parallel (translated) title)Blue history card (Vi 97168)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Franz Lehár (composer)
Herman Bellstedt (arranger)
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Arthur Pryor's Band (Musical group)
Arthur Pryor (conductor)
  • Description: Band
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Master Size: 10-in.
  • Title Note: "Lehar" appears in EDVR data, "Bellstedt" on the disc label. Bellstedt's role is speculative.
Notes
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Vi 97168 may also have been issued from take 4.
Victor ledgers name “Victor men” who played with Pryor’s Band the week of June 8, 1914: L. Christie, A. Levy, T. Levy, C. Barone, E. Keneke, J. Fuhs, O. Winkler, H. Reitzel, F. Schrader, H. Conrad, and W. Reitz. For that week, instrumentation is given as 2 clarinets, 2 cornets, bass, trombone, drum, baritone, and 3 horns. Instrumentation for unissued takes is not listed and may differ in part from that for the issued takes.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
9/18/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 1 Master Victor 16024 10-in.

Audio of this recording from the Library of Congress

9/18/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 1 Master Victor 62477 10-in.
9/18/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 1 Master Victor 97168 10-in. Listed as by Banda Pryor
9/18/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 2 Unknown "Camden"
6/8/1914 Camden, New Jersey 3 Hold/destroy
6/8/1914 Camden, New Jersey 4 Master Victor 16024 10-in.

Audio of this recording from the Library of Congress

6/8/1914 Camden, New Jersey 4 Master Victor 62477 10-in.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix B-6422. Merry widow waltz : Burlesque / Arthur Pryor's Band," accessed September 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200007370/B-6422-Merry_widow_waltz_Burlesque.

Victor matrix B-6422. Merry widow waltz : Burlesque / Arthur Pryor's Band. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200007370/B-6422-Merry_widow_waltz_Burlesque.

"Victor matrix B-6422. Merry widow waltz : Burlesque / Arthur Pryor's Band." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 September 2021.

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