Collection Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies

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  • The aba daba honeymoon

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1914; renewed by Arthur Fields and Walter Donovan, July 10, 1942. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: baritone and tenor, orchestra accompaniment. Coupling date: 10/26/1914. (Venue). With (reverse side): My croony melody / Billy Murray and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Fields, Arthur - Donovan, Walter - Collins, Arthur - Harlan, Byron G.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914
  • Caprice Espagnol

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Coupling date: 1/29/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Souvenir / Albert Spalding. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Spalding, Albert - Benoist, André
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Die Witwe und ihre sieben Maenner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Komischer Vortrag mit Orchester, in Deutsch. Coupling date: 2/22/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Puppchen / Adolph Hahl. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Jacoby, Bacchus - Balle, Ernest
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Crazy blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: MCA, Inc., 1920. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 2/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pocahontas / Premier Quartet. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Bradford, Perry - Sissle, Noble
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Introduction and tarentelle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Coupling date: 5/27/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Arioso / Herman Kolodkin. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Sarasate, Pablo De - Violin, Mischa - Adler, Josef
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Hungarian rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 11/5/1913. (Venue). With (reverse side): La catrera / National Promenade Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Lenzberg, Julius - New York Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914
  • My mother's rosary

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1915/Mills Music Inc. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): There's a long long trail / George Ballard and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Meyer, George W. - Van Brunt, Walter - Lewis, Sam L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • In a monastery garden

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 5/27/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): March religioso / New York Military Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Ketelbey, Albert W. (Albert William) - Peerless Orchestra - Ketelbey, Albert W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Save a little dram for me

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 5/1/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Dinnie Donohue / William Cahill. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Skidmore, Will E. - Walker, Marshall - Rogers, Duke
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Lasca

    Coupling date: 6/6/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: recitation with incidental music. With (reverse side): Gunga Din / Harry Humphrey.

    • Contributor: Desprez, Frank - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • Die Schnitzelbank

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: In Deutsch. Coupling date: 2/22/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Im Grumewald ist Holzauktion (A wood auction in the greenforest) / Manhattan Quartett. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Manhattan Quartett
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Prelude in C sharp minor op. 3

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. Coupling date: 3/12/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Polka de W.R. / Sergei Rachmaninoff. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Rachmaninoff, Sergei
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • Onward, Christian soldiers!

    From Edison records catalog: "Onward, Christian Soldiers!" is called by commentators "a rousing hymn of Christian warfare." The words were written by Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould, a Roman Catholic writer and priest. He was born in England in 1834. Sir Arthur Sullivan, who wrote this music, is the Sullivan of the famous "Gilbert and Sullivan" operettas. He wrote every kind of music--the "Lost Chord" was ...

    • Contributor: Sullivan, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Love, here is my heart

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1915, 1943, 1952. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Also known as "Chere, a toi mon coeur" or "Mon coeur est pour toi," with French words by Louis Delamarre. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Auld lang syne / Old Home Singers. DLC ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Silésu, Lao - Miller, Reed - Ross, Adrian
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie, too)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 6/8/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Don't bite the hand that's feeding you / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Cobb, George L. - Murray, Billy - Yellen, Jack
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Old pal (Why don't you answer me?)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Pianoforte by Daniel Lieberield. (Performers). Coupling date: 8/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Smilin' through / Herbert Soman. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Jerome, M. K. - Soman, Herbert - Lieberield, Daniel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Santa Claus hides in your phonograph

    Coupling date: 6/20/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Christmas cobwebs / Edna Baily.

    • Contributor: Penn, Arthur A. - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • The church in the wildwood

    Coupling date: 7/23/1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: male voices with organ. With (reverse side): Ninety and nine / Christine Miller.

    • Contributor: Pitts, W. S. (William Savage) - Apollo Quartet of Boston - Pitts, W. S.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • The twenty-third Psalm

    Coupling date: 4/16/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: scripture lesson with hymn, organ and orchestra accompaniment; liner notes available. With (reverse side): St. John 14: 1-3, 25-27 ; The precious name / Rev. William H. Morgan D.D. and the Cavalry Choir.

    • Contributor: Morgan, William H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Myona-Hawaiian waltz

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 6/30/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Kaiwi waltz (Old Hawaiian melody) / Toots Paka's Hawaiians. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • La mamma morta--Andrea Chénier

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano with orchestra, in Italian. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Sei forse l'angelo fedele? (The letter scene) / Claudia Muzio. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Giordano, Umberto - Muzio, Claudia
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Night time in Little Italy

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: fox trot. Coupling date: 1/17/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Dry town blues / Lou Chiha "Friscoe." DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Frisco Jazz Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Let us not forget--a message to the American people

    Coupling date: 1/7/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): National airs of the Allies / New York Military Band.

    • Contributor: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) - Edison, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • When the roll is called up yonder

    Coupling date: 11/16/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor, baritone and mixed quartet with orchestra. With (reverse side): Abide with me / Elizabeth Spencer, Thomas Chalmers.

    • Contributor: Black, James M. - Wheeler, Frederick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • A visit to Reilly's

    Coupling date: 6/20/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: comic sketch. With (reverse side): Henry and Hank in vaudeville / Kaufman Bros.

    • Contributor: Reilly, Charles
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922