Victor matrix BVE-67783. Reaching for the moon / Lew Conrad ; The Troubadours

TitleSource
Reaching for the moon (Primary title)Disc label
Waltz (Title descriptor)Disc label
Cantando a la luna (Parallel (translated) title)Disc label
Authors and ComposersNotes
Leo Erdody (arranger)Listed in Victor ledgers as "S. Erdody."
S. Conrad (arranger)Not confirmed.
Irving Berlin (composer)
Irving Berlin (lyricist)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
The Troubadours (Musical group)Listed in Victor ledgers as Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra.
Lew Conrad (vocalist)Takes 1 & 2.
Nathaniel Shilkret (director)Takes 1-4.
Jack Shilkret (director)Takes 3 & 4.
Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra (Musical group)
Andy Sannella (instrumentalist : guitar)
Paul Small (vocalist : tenor vocal)Takes 3 & 4.
  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
  • Instrumentation: Takes 1 and 2: 2 violins, cello, bass, 4 saxophones, 2 cornets, guitar, piano, marimba, and traps
    Takes 3 and 4: 2 violins, cello, 3 saxophones, 2 cornets, trombone, tuba, 2 guitars, piano, and 2 traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers list Paul Small as vocal soloist on the mastered take; the Victor disc label lists vocal refrain as by Lew Conrad.
Vedgers (takes 1 and 2): "Marimba, 2 men."
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
1/12/1931 New York, New York. Studio 2 1 Destroy
1/12/1931 New York, New York. Studio 2 2 Destroy
1/22/1931 New York, New York. Studio 2 3 Master Victor 22613 10-in.
1/22/1931 New York, New York. Studio 2 4 Destroy

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Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BVE-67783. Reaching for the moon / Lew Conrad ; The Troubadours," accessed December 14, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800034945/BVE-67783-Reaching_for_the_moon.

Victor matrix BVE-67783. Reaching for the moon / Lew Conrad ; The Troubadours. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 14, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800034945/BVE-67783-Reaching_for_the_moon.

"Victor matrix BVE-67783. Reaching for the moon / Lew Conrad ; The Troubadours." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 14 December 2019.

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