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  • Recording Title

    Fallí e Fallá

  • Other Title(s)

    • Canzonetta scherzosa (Title descriptor)
  • Musical group

    King's Orchestra

  • Composer

    Rodolfo Falvo

  • Conductor

    Edward T. King

  • Lyricist

    Luigi Mattiello

  • Tenor vocal

    Giuseppe Milano

  • Genre(s)

    Ethnic music, Humorous songs

  • Marketing Genre(s)

    Italian (Neapolitan)

  • Category


  • Description

    Male vocal solo, with orchestra

  • Language


  • Instrumentation

    2 violins, viola, flute, bass, 2 cornets, clarinet, and trombone

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 69262

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    New York, New York

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    Disc label: "Comic song."

  • Rights & Access

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    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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