Victor matrix MS-76613. Cynthia Ann Parker / Ford Bond ; Frank McMahon

TitleSource
Cynthia Ann Parker (Primary title)Victor ledgers
Part 1 (Title part)Victor ledgers
Texas trail blazers (Series title)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
McCann Erickson Inc (sponsor)Noted in ledgers as "advertising agency."
Humble Oil and Refining Company (sponsor)Ledgers note that company is a "client" of McCann Erickson.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Ford Bond (speaker)Role noted in Victor ledgers as "announcer."
Frank McMahon (speaker)Role not confirmed; noted in ledgers as "cast," possibly implying cast director.
Frank Walker (session supervisor)
J. Bondas (conductor)Role noted in ledgers as "[Orchestra] director."
  • Description: Radio program audition
  • Instrumentation: Flute, oboe, clarinet, 3 saxophones, 2 French horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, piano, and traps
  • Category: Spoken
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 16-in.
Notes
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
This is believed to be a tryout of a proposed radio program, recorded for evaluation by networks and/or sponsors. Two episodes of the program were registered for U.S. Copyright in July 1933 by McCann-Erickson, Inc. as dramatic compositions and noted as “radio audition program.”
Victor ledgers: "Electrical transcriptions"; "Records cut outside-in, per Messrs. Walker and McMahon."
Ledgers: "Cast of 15"; "17 in orchestra inc[luding] director"; "Trapman--J. Bondas dir[ector]."
Ledgers note that music used for this matrix includes the following tunes: “Signature”; “Indian theme”; “The Chisholm Trail”; and “Wi un (Indian lullaby).” The lullaby is performed as a soprano solo.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
7/8/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Master
7/8/1933 New York, New York. Studio 1 1A Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix MS-76613. Cynthia Ann Parker / Ford Bond ; Frank McMahon," accessed May 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041817/MS-76613-Cynthia_Ann_Parker.

Victor matrix MS-76613. Cynthia Ann Parker / Ford Bond ; Frank McMahon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800041817/MS-76613-Cynthia_Ann_Parker.

"Victor matrix MS-76613. Cynthia Ann Parker / Ford Bond ; Frank McMahon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 May 2021.

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