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  • Recording Title

    Angel child

  • Other Title(s)

    • Fox trot song (Title descriptor)
  • Composer

    Abner Silver

  • Conductor

    Rosario Bourdon

  • Oboe

    William Adams

  • Violin

    Howard Rattay

  • Lyricist

    Benny Davis , George Price

  • Tenor vocal

    Henry Burr , Albert Campbell

  • Genre(s)

    Popular music

  • Category


  • Description

    Male vocal duet, with orchestra

  • Language


  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 18903

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    Victor ledgers on 5/2/1922: "Second chorus--Saxophone O'Gorman." For 5/4/1922, "Saxophone- G. D. Schwarz. Cello played in 10th and 11th matrix instead of saxophone."

  • 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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