Victor matrix C-21223. Strings / Victor Orchestra

Strings (Primary title)Victor catalog
Part 1 (Part name)Victor catalog
Harp (Mignon overture) ; Violin (String quartet in C minor) ; Viola (Freischütz : Recitative) ; Cello (William Tell overture) ; Contra bass (Faust overture) ; Ensemble (Sylvia : Pizzicato) ; Ensemble (Orfeo : Ballet music) (Medley contents)Victor catalog
Instruments of the orchestra (Series title)Victor catalog
Authors and ComposersNotes
Christoph Willibald Gluck (composer)"Orfeo : Ballet music."
Léo Delibes (composer)"Sylvia : Pizzicato."
Richard Wagner (composer)"Faust : Overture."
Gioacchino Rossini (composer)"William Tell : Overture."
Carl Maria von Weber (composer)"Freischütz : Recitative."
Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)"String quartet in C minor."
Ambroise Thomas (composer)"Mignon : Overture."
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Victor Orchestra (Musical group)
Rosario Bourdon (instrumentalist : cello)
Alfred Lennartz (instrumentalist : cello)
Howard Rattay (instrumentalist : viola)
Alexander Schmidt (instrumentalist : violin)
Francis J. Lapitino (instrumentalist : harp)
Josef Pasternack (conductor)
  • Description: Instructional
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Marketing Genre: Educational
  • Master Size: 12-in.
  • Title Note: Take 1 includes Schumann's "Träumerei" in place of "Orfeo."
Source(s): trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Victor ledgers note this instrumentation for the "Ensemble" selections: 3 first violins, 2 second violins, viola, cello, and tuba. "Pizzicato polka" also includes a harp.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
12/4/1917 Camden, New Jersey 1 Destroy
2/6/1918 Camden, New Jersey 2 Destroy
2/7/1918 Camden, New Jersey 3 Hold/destroy
2/7/1918 Camden, New Jersey 4 Master Victor 35670 12-in.

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