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  • Recording Title

    Old folks at home

  • Other Title(s)

    • Swanee River (Alternate title)
  • Arranger

    Efrem Zimbalist

  • Composer

    Stephen Collins Foster

  • Piano

    Samuel Chotzinoff

  • Violin

    Efrem Zimbalist

  • Soprano vocal

    Alma Gluck

  • Genre(s)

    Popular music

  • Category

    Vocal

  • Description

    Soprano vocal solo, with piano and violin obligato

  • Language

    English

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 87196

  • Matrix Number/Take Number

    B-12977/6

  • Recording Date

    1914-11-15

  • Place of Recording

    New York, New York

  • Size

    10"

  • Duration

    03:07

  • Notes

    W. Moran's note in EDVR ms.: "Gluck sings 'Old folks at home' while Zimbalist plays Dvorak's 'Humoresque' as an obbligato."

  • Rights & Access

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    Credits

    Source of original recording: Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.

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