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  • Recording Title

    'Neath the South Sea moon

  • Other Title(s)

    • Fox trot (Title descriptor)
    • Ziegfeld follies (Work title)
  • Musical group

    Paul Whiteman Orchestra

  • Composer

    Louis A. Hirsch , Dave Stamper , Victor Herbert

  • Guitar

    Charles L. Dettborn

  • Violin

    Paul Whiteman , George Tordy

  • Leader

    Paul Whiteman

  • Genre(s)

    Musical theater, Ragtime, jazz, and more

  • Category


  • Description

    Jazz/dance band

  • Instrumentation

    Takes 1-3: Tuba, 3 saxophones, piano, violin, banjo, 2 cornets, trombones, guitar (Hawaiian), and traps
    Takes 4 and 5: Tuba, 3 saxophones, piano, 2 violins, banjo, 2 cornets, trombones, and traps

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 18911

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    Victor ledgers show Hawaiian guitar by Dettborn for takes 1-3 only and violin by Whiteman and Tordy for takes 4 and 5 only.

  • 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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