Victor matrix B-6625. A brivele der mame / Solomon Smulewitz

TitleSource
A brivele der mame (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
A bivele der mame (Alternate title)Victor catalog
A briveleh der mameh (Normalized title)Sheet music
Authors and ComposersNotes
Solomon Small (composer)
Solomon Small (lyricist)
Composer information source: Heskes.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Solomon Smulewitz (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Solomon Small (vocalist : tenor vocal)Listed as Solomon Smulevitz (his real name).
  • Description: Male vocal solo, with orchestra
  • Category: Vocal
  • Marketing Genre: Jewish
  • Language: Yiddish
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Victor ledgers note this selection as "Part 1." This indication does not appear on the recording. Ledgers note B-6637 "Part II." It is likely that the song on B-6637, "A Kaddisch'l der Mamen" was written as a follow-up to this song.
Irene Heskes writes, "Of the many songs about letters, sent or unsent, this one achieved the greatest popularity. It tells of a mother left alone in the Old Country, who waits for letters that never come. Her son in America receives a final letter telling of her death."
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
11/30/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 1 Master Victor 5644 10-in.
11/30/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 1 Master Victor 16773 10-in.

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix B-6625. A brivele der mame / Solomon Smulewitz," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200007578/B-6625-A_brivele_der_mame.

Victor matrix B-6625. A brivele der mame / Solomon Smulewitz. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200007578/B-6625-A_brivele_der_mame.

"Victor matrix B-6625. A brivele der mame / Solomon Smulewitz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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