Victor matrix CVE-51117. Chanson du toreador / Lawrence Tibbett

TitleSource
Chanson du toreador (Primary title)Disc label
Toreador song (Parallel (translated) title)Disc label (BHC verso)
Carmen (Work title)Disc label
Carmen. Chanson du toreĢador (Uniform title)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Georges Bizet (composer)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Lawrence Tibbett (vocalist : baritone vocal)
Fausto Cleva (director)Listed as Ass't. Dir. in Victor ledgers.
Giulio Setti (conductor)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (Vocal group)
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (Musical group)
L. M. Belleri (vocalist)Takes 1-3.
F. Cingolani (vocalist)Takes 1-3.
  • Description: Baritone vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra
  • Instrumentation: Takes 1-3: 5 first violins, 4 second violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, bass, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 clarinets, 4 French horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, and traps
    Takes 4 and 5: 5 first violins, 4 second violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, bass, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 clarinets, 2 French horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, and tuba
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: French
  • Master Size: 12-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers for 4/3/1929 show composition of chorus as 14 first sopranos, 9 first altos, and 10 contraltos, 12 first tenors, 6 second tenors, 8 first basses, and 8 second basses. Ledgers also note: "All women dismissed except L. M. Belleri and F. Cingolani, who sing in this sel[ection]."
Victor ledgers for 4/8/1929 show composition of chorus as 14 sopranos, 6 second sopranos, 9 contraltos, 10 first tenors, 7 second tenors, 9 baritones, and 11 basses. Ledgers also note: "Entire male chorus and 2 women sing in this selection."
Instrumentation for unissued takes is not listed and may differ in part from that for the issued take.
Bolig notes that take 5 is a dubbing of take 4.
Source(s): John Bolig files (disc releases); Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
4/3/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 1 Destroy
4/3/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 2 Destroy
4/3/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 3 Destroy
4/8/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 4 Hold
4/8/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 5 Master Victor 8124 12-in.
4/8/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 5 Master Victor 14202 12-in.
4/8/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 5 Master Gramophone 2-032156 (Not issued) 12-in. Gram. Co. face number.
4/8/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 5 Master Gramophone DB-1298 12-in.
4/8/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 5 Master Victrola VIC-1340 LP
4/8/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 5 Master Victrola VICS-1340 LP

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix CVE-51117. Chanson du toreador / Lawrence Tibbett," accessed November 16, 2018, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800024274/CVE-51117-Chanson_du_toreador.

Victor matrix CVE-51117. Chanson du toreador / Lawrence Tibbett. (2018). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 16, 2018, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800024274/CVE-51117-Chanson_du_toreador.

"Victor matrix CVE-51117. Chanson du toreador / Lawrence Tibbett." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2018. Web. 16 November 2018.

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