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  • Recording Title

    Gems from Algeria

  • Other Title(s)

    • Algeria. Selections (Uniform title)
    • Twilight in Barakeesh ; Rose of the world ; Little bird of paradise ; Ask her while the band is playing ; The same old two ; Love is like a cigarette ; The old Boule Miche ; Rose of the world (Medley contents)
  • Vocal group

    Victor Light Opera Company

  • Composer

    Victor Herbert

  • Lyricist

    Glen MacDonough

  • Baritone vocal

    S. H. Dudley

  • Bass vocal

    William F. Hooley

  • Soprano vocal

    Elise Stevenson , Elizabeth Wheeler

  • Tenor vocal

    John H. Bieling , Frederick Gunster , Harry Macdonough

  • Genre(s)

    Ethnic characterizations, Classical music

  • Category


  • Description

    Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra

  • Language


  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 31766

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    Performers for each selection are not identified in the Victor ledgers.

  • 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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