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The Sound of fame : original Edison recordings.

Title
The Sound of fame : original Edison recordings.
Publication
[New York] : Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, [1961]

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Additional Authors
  • Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931
  • Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900
  • Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
  • Lauder, Harry, Sir, 1870-1950
  • Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943
  • Muzio, Claudia, 1889-1936
  • Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960
  • Rosenthal, Moriz, 1862-1946
  • Destinnová, Ema, 1878-1930
  • Thomas Alva Edison Foundation.
  • Piccadilly Players, performer. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/prf
Description
1 audio disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in.
Subjects
Note
  • "Issued by the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation to commemorate the installation of Edison in the Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York Univesity, New York City on June 4, 1961."
  • Program notes by H.L. Cherry on container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded 1888-1929.
Contents
The first words spoken into the phonograph, re-recorded 1927 (Edison, T.A.) -- Sullivan, Sir A. ["Phonogram"] -- Light as a feather (John Burkhardt, bell solo) -- Some of these days / Brooks (Sophie Tucker) -- Rose room / Williams, Hickman (Piccadilly Players, orchestra) -- Roamin\u0027 in the gloamin\u0027 (Sir Harry Lauder) -- Waitin\u0027 for the Robert E. Lee / Muir, Gilbert (Collins and Harlan) -- Second Hungarian rhapsody / Liszt. (Sergei Rachmaninoff, piano) -- Eugen Onegin : Sei forse l\u0027angelo fidele (Tatiana\u0027s letter scene) / Tchaikowsky ( Claudia Muzio, soprano) -- Romeo et Juliette : Waltz song / Gounod (Lucrezia Bori, soprano) -- Preludes, op. 28, no. 11 in B, no. 6 in B, no. 23 in F, no. 7 in A / Chopin (Moriz Rosenthal, piano) -- La Gioconda : Suicide / Ponchielli (Emmy Destinn, soprano) -- Etude in C, op. 10, no. 1 / Chopin (Moriz Rosenthal, piano).
OCLC
  • ocm06967101
  • SCSB-5204202
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries