Victor matrix CRC-70154. Longfellow's poem By the grandfather's clock / Florence Black

TitleSource
Longfellow's poem By the grandfather's clock (Primary title)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (author)
John R. Taylor (author)Introduction.
Chas. J. Orth (composer)"In the clock store."
Composer information source: Victor ledgers.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Florence Black (speaker)
Leonard W. Joy (director)
  • Description: Recitation, with instrumental ensemble
  • Instrumentation: 2 violins, bass, flute, trumpet, celeste, piano, and traps
  • Category: Spoken
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 12-in.
  • Title Note: The title of Longfellow's poem is not identified in Victor ledgers. The poem may be "The old clock on the stairs.
Notes
Victor ledgers indicate the selection is for the General Electric Company.
Ledgers: "Mr. John R. Taylor, present." Ledgers state that the selection consists of a "short talk by Miss Florence Black," followed by Black's recitation of Longfellow's poem. The title of the poem used in this selection is not confirmed.
Ledgers note that music at the beginning and end of the selection is excerpted from "In the clock store."
Ledgers: "Special records (for personal use only)," indicating that the master recording was made on commission or not intended for release.
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
8/6/1931 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Unknown

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix CRC-70154. Longfellow's poem By the grandfather's clock / Florence Black," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800036481/CRC-70154-Longfellows_poem_By_the_grandfathers_clock.

Victor matrix CRC-70154. Longfellow's poem By the grandfather's clock / Florence Black. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800036481/CRC-70154-Longfellows_poem_By_the_grandfathers_clock.

"Victor matrix CRC-70154. Longfellow's poem By the grandfather's clock / Florence Black." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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