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  • Recording Title

    Gems from Giroflé-Girofla

  • Other Title(s)

    • Giroflé-Girofla. Selections (Uniform title)
    • Pirates' Chorus ; Turn not away ; The son of Marasquin ; Lo, the dawn is breaking ; See how it sparkles ; The galant sailor Matamore (Medley contents)
  • Vocal group

    Victor Light Opera Company

  • Composer

    Charles Lecocq

  • Lyricist

    Albert Vanloo

  • Baritone vocal

    Frederick Wheeler , Reinald Werrenrath

  • Bass vocal

    William F. Hooley

  • Contralto

    Marguerite Dunlap

  • Soprano vocal

    Lucy Isabelle Marsh

  • Tenor vocal

    Harry Macdonough , William Wheeler

  • Genre(s)

    Opera

  • Category

    Vocal

  • Description

    Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra

  • Language

    English

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 31827

  • Matrix Number/Take Number

    C-10103/3

  • Recording Date

    1911-03-27

  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size

    12"

  • Duration

    04:05

  • Notes

    Performers listings, aside from that for William Wheeler, were taken from a Victor ledger entry for another master of the same day. The performers for that selection were conveyed "per telephone from studios 2/4/54."

    Bolig states that Frederick Wheeler was listed by name but was not a regular performer on these recordings; and that William Wheeler was not listed by name but probably was the Wheeler listed in the logbook.

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    Credits

    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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