Victor matrix C-8705. Gems from A chocolate soldier / Victor Light Opera Company

TitleSource
Gems from A chocolate soldier (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Fighting for love ; That would be lovely ; Letter duet ; Thank the Lord the war is over ; My hero (Medley contents)Victor ledgers
A chocolate soldier (Work title)Disc label (RDI)
Tapfere Soldat. Selections (Uniform title)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Oscar Straus (composer)
Stanislaus Stange (lyricist)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Victor Light Opera Company (Vocal group)
Lucy Isabelle Marsh (vocalist : soprano vocal)
Elizabeth Wheeler (vocalist : soprano vocal)Takes 5 & 13.
Marguerite Dunlap (vocalist : contralto)Takes 5 & 13.
John H. Bieling (vocalist : tenor vocal)Take 5.
Frederick Gunster (vocalist : tenor vocal)Take 5.
Harry Macdonough (vocalist : tenor vocal)Takes 5 & 13.
Reinald Werrenrath (vocalist : baritone vocal)
William F. Hooley (vocalist : bass vocal)Takes 5 & 13.
Olive Kline (vocalist : soprano vocal)Takes 13 & 15.
Elsie Baker (vocalist : contralto)Take 15.
Charles Hart (vocalist : tenor vocal)Take 15.
Wilfred Glenn (vocalist : bass vocal)Take 15.
Josef Pasternack (conductor)Take 15.
Walter B. Rogers (conductor)Take 13.
  • Description: Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 12-in.
Notes
Source(s): John Bolig files (issues); Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Specific company members and medley selections listed for issued takes only. For takes 5 and 13, performers for each selection are not identified in the Victor ledgers. For take 15, consult Bolig Gems for further information about specific solo vocalists.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
3/8/1910 New York, New York 1 Destroy
3/8/1910 New York, New York 2 Destroy
3/8/1910 New York, New York 3 Destroy
3/15/1910 Camden, New Jersey 4 Destroy
3/15/1910 Camden, New Jersey 5 Master Victor 31780 12-in.
3/15/1910 Camden, New Jersey 5 Master Gramophone 04510 12-in.
3/15/1910 Camden, New Jersey 6 Destroy
1/12/1912 Camden, New Jersey 7 Destroy
1/12/1912 Camden, New Jersey 8 Destroy
1/12/1912 Camden, New Jersey 9 Destroy
1/12/1912 Camden, New Jersey 10 Destroy
10/23/1914 Camden, New Jersey 11 Destroy
10/23/1914 Camden, New Jersey 12 Destroy
10/23/1914 Camden, New Jersey 13 Master/destroy Victor 31780 12-in.
10/23/1914 Camden, New Jersey 13 Master/destroy Victor 35416 12-in.
9/23/1920 Camden, New Jersey 14 Destroy
9/23/1920 Camden, New Jersey 15 Master Victor 35416 12-in.

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9/23/1920 Camden, New Jersey 16 Destroy
9/23/1920 Camden, New Jersey 17 Destroy
9/23/1920 Camden, New Jersey 18 Destroy
ca. 1910-1920 New York, New York, or Camden, New Jersey Unknown Master Victor 31780 12-in.

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Victor matrix C-8705. Gems from A chocolate soldier / Victor Light Opera Company. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200008796/C-8705-Gems_from_A_chocolate_soldier.

"Victor matrix C-8705. Gems from A chocolate soldier / Victor Light Opera Company." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

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