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  • Recording Title

    Alice, where art thou?

  • Other Title(s)

    • Fantasie (Title descriptor)
  • Musical group

    Victor String Quartet

  • Arranger

    Walter B. Rogers

  • Composer

    Joseph Ascher

  • Cello

    Louis Heine

  • Flute

    Darius Lyons

  • Category


  • Description

    Flute and cello duet, with strings and harp

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 16786

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed]

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    Victor ledgers do not provide soloists' names, listing the performing ensemble as "Duet--flute and cello, with string accom. and harp." Disc labels and catalogs show soloists' names as Lyons and Trein (the latter presumed to be Louis Heine).

    A later recording by Bourdon and Barone (see B-22533) also was issued as 16786.

  • Rights & Access

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    Source of original recording: Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.


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