Victor matrix B-24690. Fairest of the fair / Sousa's Band [i.e., Victor Band]

TitleSource
Fairest of the fair (Primary title)Disc label
March (Title descriptor)Disc label
Authors and ComposersNotes
John Philip Sousa (composer)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Sousa's Band [i.e., Victor Band] (Musical group)
Victor Band (Musical group)
Nathaniel Shilkret (conductor)Takes 4-6.
Josef Pasternack (conductor)Takes 1-3.
  • Description: Band
  • Instrumentation: 2 tubas, 3 French horns, 3 trombones, 6 clarinets, oboe, traps, bassoon, flute, euphonium, baritone horn, and 6 cornets (takes 4-6)
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
An earlier recording (see B-6558) also was issued as 16777.
For takes 7-10, see BVE-24690.
Handwritten notes in EDVR ms. indicate that editions of disc 20132 derive from takes 3 and 6.
Instrumentation applicable to takes 4-6 only; for earlier takes, Victor ledgers note "12 extra men."
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
11/9/1920 Camden, New Jersey 1 Destroy
11/9/1920 Camden, New Jersey 2 Destroy
11/9/1920 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master Victor 16777 10-in.

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5/14/1924 New York, New York 4 Hold
5/14/1924 New York, New York 5 Destroy
5/14/1924 New York, New York 6 Master Victor 16777 10-in.

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The take number from which this recording is derived is not known.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix B-24690. Fairest of the fair / Sousa's Band [i.e., Victor Band]," accessed October 20, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/700009917/B-24690-Fairest_of_the_fair_.

Victor matrix B-24690. Fairest of the fair / Sousa's Band [i.e., Victor Band]. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/700009917/B-24690-Fairest_of_the_fair_.

"Victor matrix B-24690. Fairest of the fair / Sousa's Band [i.e., Victor Band]." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 20 October 2019.

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