Victor matrix BRC-70259. White heat / Fred Astaire ; Leo Reisman Orchestra

TitleSource
White heat (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label (RDI)
Fiebre (Parallel (translated) title)Victor ledgers
The band wagon (Work title)Disc label (RDI)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Howard Dietz (lyricist)
Arthur Schwartz (composer)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Leo Reisman Orchestra (Musical group)
Fred Astaire (vocalist)
Leo Reisman (director)
Jesse Smith (director)Role listed as assistant director in Victor ledgers.
  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
  • Instrumentation: 4 violins, 3 saxophones, 3 trumpets, trombone, guitar, 2 pianos, and traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers states 16 men, but lists 15 instruments.
Ledgers: "Singers present—Fred and Adele Astaire, Howard Dietz (author of 'Band wagon show') and Arthur Schwartz (author of 'Band wagon show')." Only Fred Astaire sings on the recording. Ledgers also note, "Orchestra rehearsed for coming date set for October 5th."
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
9/28/1931 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Master Victor 22836 10-in.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BRC-70259. White heat / Fred Astaire ; Leo Reisman Orchestra," accessed June 18, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800036586/BRC-70259-White_heat.

Victor matrix BRC-70259. White heat / Fred Astaire ; Leo Reisman Orchestra. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800036586/BRC-70259-White_heat.

"Victor matrix BRC-70259. White heat / Fred Astaire ; Leo Reisman Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 18 June 2019.

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