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  • Recording Title

    Valse infernale

  • Other Title(s)

    • Robert le diable (Work title)
    • Robert the devil. I have well spread my toils (Parallel (translated) title)
    • Ecco una nuova preda (Alternate title)
  • Musical group

    Victor Orchestra

  • Vocal group

    Metropolitan Opera Chorus

  • Composer

    Giacomo Meyerbeer

  • Conductor

    Walter B. Rogers

  • Bass vocal

    Marcel Journet

  • Genre(s)


  • Category


  • Description

    Bass vocal solo, with orchestra and chorus

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 6176

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    EDVR notes: Journet in French, chorus in Italian.

    In that there is no evidence in Victor ledgers that the chorus was actually a Metropolitan Opera ensemble, the chorus may be an ensemble of Victor studio regulars.

  • 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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