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Oreste Vessella

Oreste Vessella (1882–1963) was the leader of the popular Vessella's Italian Band, which recorded for Victor, Brunswick, and Edison. Vessella was born in Alife, Italy and became clarinet soloist of the Alife Orchestra at the age of twelve. He came to America in 1901 and shortly thereafter became the conductor of the all-Italian, New York–based Savoia Band. Such was his renown that this group soon became known as Vessella's Band.

The following recordings featuring Oreste Vessella are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Conductor Rondo capriccioso Band Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-05
Conductor Grand march Band Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-05
Conductor Pasadena Day march Band Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-05
Conductor Mefistofele : Selezione Band Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-05
Conductor Solenne in quest'ora Baritone horn and trombone duet, with band Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-06
Conductor Serenade Cornet solo, with band Vessella's Italian Band; Michele Rinaldi 1912-11-06
Conductor My heart at thy sweet voice Cornet solo, with band Vessella's Italian Band; Michele Rinaldi 1912-11-06
Conductor Träumerei Cornet solo, with band Michele Rinaldi; Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-06
Conductor Slavonic dance, op. 46, part 1 Band Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-06
Conductor Valse militaire Band Vessella's Italian Band 1912-11-06