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Guajira (Rumba) -  Lecuona Cuban Boys - Columbia  -  1936
 
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Played on my Columbia Viva-tonal 101 piano reflex arm reproducer 15. Recorded with Tonor large capsule Electret mike and iRig mike preamp
Views: 627 François Esson
Galathée (Massé) - 'Ah qu'il est doux de ne rien faire' - Albert Vaguet (tenor) - Pathé Saphir 1912
 
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~--------------------------------~ GALATHÉE Opera de Victor Massé ~--------------------------------~ (Released on 15 35 cm records with etched label (Galathée 1-30) and later brown label then after 1925 on black label ~--------------------------------~ "Acte II - Est-ce que mon maître.. " Air de la Paresse Albert Vaguet (tenor) ~--------------------------------~ Recorded in 1912 for Pathé Saphir by Albert Vaguet, ténor de l'Opéra de Paris ”Ganymède” Orchestre – dir. Emile Archainbaud de la Gaîte-Lyrique ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir acoustic 1580 (Disque 18) ~--------------------------------~ Played on Pathé jour et nuit 1920 (reproducteur D-130 - electric Aluminium diaphragm)
Views: 324 François Esson
Super Tiger Rag - Louis Armstrong - Brunswick - 1935
 
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On my Columbia Viva-tonal 101 piano reflex arm reproducer 15 Please note This record HAS been played a lot b4 my time 😏
Views: 104 François Esson
CONTES D'HOFFMANN (OFFENBACH) - Acte III. Barcarolle - Geneviève VIX - Pathé Saphir 1921
 
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~--------------------------~ LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN Acte III. Barcarolle ~--------------------------~ Composé par Jacques Offenbach ~--------------------------~ Enregistré par Geneviève VIX, soprano de l'Opéra-Comique pour Pathé le 21 Août 1921 aux studios Pathé à Chatou ~-------------------------~ Disque Pathé Saphir n°301 ~--------------------------~ Phonographe Pathé Jour & Nuit 1920
Views: 234 François Esson
Snake Hips (A jungle jazz) The Jazz-o-harmonists
 
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Edison Diamond Disc 51157-R
Views: 93 François Esson
The  Sneak - Novelty Foxtrot (Nacio Herb Brown) - Nathan Glantz (O-dance) - Edison DD 51015L -1922
 
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~--------------------------------~ The Sneak Novelty Foxtrot (Nacio Herb Brown)  ~--------------------------------~ Recorded 1922.07.03 in NYC by Nathan Glantz & his Dance Orch. ~--------------------------------~ Edison DD 51015-L ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: Edison C-19 phonograph : - Home made cubic /plexiglass cabinet - Accoustically damped 250 Steel horn - Dance reproducer (slightly rotated to limit skating effect) ~--------------------------------~ I recorded the Phono with a Large membrane electret microphone and iRig mobile phone pre-amp.
Views: 99 François Esson
LE TZAREVITCH - DAJOS BELA et son Orchestre Viennois - ODEON 170.116  - 1928
 
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~--------------------------------~ LE TZAREVITCH (Grande fantaisie) Comp. Frantz Lehar Enregistré en 1928 par Le Maëstro Dajos Bela Et Son Orchestre Viennois ~--------------------------------~ ODEON 170.116 France matrice : xxb 8088 & 8089 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand With 6 feet reentrant exponential Orthophonic steel horn (Accoustically dampened) Soundbox : Rebuilt HMV n5b Soundbox New British made soft tone steel needle ~--------------------------------~ Electret large diaphragm Microphone iRig preamp
Views: 23 François Esson
CHANSON D'UN SOIR ou VALSE D'ESPOIR - Paul GESKY de l'Olympia - Pathé Saphir n° 5038 - 1921
 
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~-----------------------------~ CHANSON D'UN SOIR ou VALSE D'ESPOIR Composé par BÉNECH & DUMONT ~-----------------------------~ Enregistré par Paul GESKY de l'Olympia en Septembre 1921 pour Pathé ~-----------------------------~ Disque Pathé Saphir n°5038 ~-----------------------------~ Phonographe Pathé Jour et nuit (1920) ~-----------------------------~
Views: 85 François Esson
MILENBERG JOYS  - MARES & Jelly Roll MORTON  -  Max TERR's Orch - Pathé Saphir 6822 - 1926
 
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~--------------------------------~ MILENBERG JOYS Comp. Koppolo MARES & Jelly Roll MORTON (Pathé Olotonal Take) (New diaphragm) ~--------------------------------~ Recorded for Pathé Saphir by Max TERR's Orchestra on 01-04-1926 ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir accoustic 6822 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph Pathé Olotonal Modern Style Reproducer: Modified Pathé Dual Standard D-130: -Diaphragm: Alu Orthophonic -Spider: shortened Olotonal Recorded with Electret large diaphragm Microphone & iRig preamp. (Prado_Belleville)
Views: 30 François Esson
Oui... Non - Fox-trot en duo  - MISTINGUETT et André RANDALL - Pathé Saphir Accoustique 4042 - 1920
 
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~--------------------------------~ Oui... Non Fox-trot en duo de la revue du Moulin-Rouge "Paris en l'air" ~--------------------------------~ Enregistré pour Pathé par MISTINGUETT & André RANDALL, du Casino de Paris en 1920 ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir accoustique 4042 ~--------------------------------~ Phonographe Pathé cabinet droit (reproducteur d'origine, diaphragme mica) Micro à electret large diaphragme
Views: 75 François Esson
Garufa -  Orchestra Argentina Rolando du perron - Columbia  - 1931 - Paillard
 
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On my Paillard 1950 pickup. Direct input from magnetic moving iron reproducer. No amplifier / no equalisation
Views: 112 François Esson
Rosalie (tk3)  -  Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orphans  -  Columbia  -  1937
 
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Take 3 On my Columbia Grafonola viva-tonal model 101 piano reflex arm reproducer 15 and Tonor large capsule Electret mike
Views: 121 François Esson
The Sheik of Araby - Oriental Fox trot - Mitchell's jazz Kings Orch. - Pathé Acc. 6550 -1922 (Take3)
 
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~--------------------------------~ Sheik of Araby - Oriental Foxtrot (Ted Snyder - Smith, Wheeler) (Take 3) "Spécialement réglé pour la danse par Mlle. Mistinguett" ~--------------------------------~ Recorded in 1922 for Pathé by Mitchell's Jazz-Kings orchestra ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir accoustic 6550 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph Pathé Olotonal Modern Style Reproducer: Modified Pathé Dual Standard D-130: -Diaphragm: Alu Orthophonic -Spider: Olotonal Electret large diaphragm Microphone /iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 26 François Esson
La vie en rose - Edith Piaf  - Columbia DF 3152   - 1946
 
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~--------------------------------~ La vie en rose Edith Piaf Musique : Louiguy Paroles : Piaf Och. dir. Guy Luypaerts ~--------------------------------~ Recorded in 1946 for Columbia by Edith Piaf ~--------------------------------~ Columbia DF 3152 Matrix CL 8287 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: Pathé Olotonal Modern Style tabletop Reproducer: Modified Pathé Dual Standard D-130: -Diaphragm: Victor Orthophonic -Spider: Pathé Olotonal -Needle bar & bearings: Pathé D-130 -Body: Pathé Dual standard D-130 -Front cover: Pathé Olotonal Electret large diaphragm Microphone /iRig mobile phone preamp (Charis collection)
Views: 89 François Esson
LA DIVORCÉE - DAJOS BELA et son Orchestre Viennois - ODEON 165.202  - 1927 tk0
 
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~--------------------------------~ LA DIVORCÉE (Léo Fall) Enregistré en 1927 par Le Maëstro Dajos Bela Et Son Orchestre Viennois ~--------------------------------~ ODEON 165.202 France mx: be 5969 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand With 6 feet reentrant exponential Orthophonic steel horn (Accoustically dampened) Soundbox : Rebuilt HMV n5b Soundbox New British made soft tone steel needle ~--------------------------------~ Electret large diaphragm Microphone iRig preamp
Views: 25 François Esson
Virginia Blues - Fox trot & blues - Billy ARNOLD's Novelty Jazz-Band - Pathé  6627- 1921-24 (fin)
 
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~--------------------------------~ Virginia Blues Fox trot & blues (Fred Meinken) ~--------------------------------~ Recorded btw 08/1921 and 08/1923 for Pathé by Billy ARNOLD's Novelty Jazz-Band ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir accoustic 6627-b ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph Pathé Olotonal Modern Style Reproducer: Modified Pathé Dual Standard D-130: -Diaphragm: Alu Orthophonic -Spider: Olotonal Electret large diaphragm Microphone /iRig mobile phone preamp Final Olotonal take
Views: 34 François Esson
Sérénade de Milenka  (Jan Blocks) - Vaguet Ténor de l'Opéra - Disque Pathé Saphir - 1918-19
 
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~----------------------------------~ Sérénade de Milenka Compositeur : Jan Blocks Librettiste : Gustave Lagyr ~----------------------------------~ Enregistré pour Pathé aux studios Pathé à Chatou par Albert Vaguet, ténor de l'Opéra entre 1918 et 1919 ~----------------------------------~ Disque Pathé Saphir n°3154 ~----------------------------------~ Photographe Pathé Jour et nuit (1920)
Views: 69 François Esson
You call everybody darling  -  Andrews Sisters  -  Decca -  1948
 
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On my Columbia Grafonola viva-tonal model 101 piano reflex arm
Views: 77 François Esson
Again  - Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra - Victor 20-3427B  - 1949
 
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~--------------------------------~ Again (Dorcas Cochran, Lionel Newman) Recorded in 1949 by Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Vocals – Marcy Lutes ~--------------------------------~ RCA Victor ‎– 20-3427B ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: HMV 163 Accoustically dampened (by myself☺️) 6 feet Re-entrant steel horn Reproducer: HMV 5b (1931) Tended & finely adjusted Recording apparatus : Large diaphragm condenser Microphone /iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 61 François Esson
Véronique - Duetto de l'âne (Messager) - Edmée Favart & André Baugé - Pathé Actuelle - 1929
 
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One of the early electric Pathé recordings. Record has been obviously played a lot and distorts a bit but the quality and tone balance is stunning. Recorded April 26th 1929 (thx "Vieilles galettes" for the info) Played on my Columbia Viva-tonal 101 piano reflex arm reproducer 15 recorded with Tonor large capsule Electret mike and iRig mike preamp.
Views: 61 François Esson
Aphrodite - Fox-trot - Stiklen's Orchestra dir STIKLEN  - Pathé Accoustic 6806  - 1925 - 1926
 
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~--------------------------------~ Aphrodite Fox-trot ~--------------------------------~ Enregistré pour Pathé par le Stiklen's Orchestra dir STIKLEN  - Entre novembre 1925 et janvier 1926 ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir accoustique 6806 ~--------------------------------~ Phonographe Pathé cabinet droit (reproducteur d'origine, diaphragme mica) Micro à electret large diaphragme
Views: 23 François Esson
Le trou d'mon quai - Dranem - Pathé Miroir de la voix - 1925
 
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Une perle de la chanson française interlope des années 1900 chantée vingt ans après sa création par le même artiste Paulin. Attention rareté Sur mon Columbia Grafonola viva-tonal model 101
Views: 67 François Esson
Le Ouistiti  - One Step - Orchestre dir Auguste BOSC  - Pathé Saphir Accoustique 6326 - pre 1921
 
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~--------------------------------~ Le Ouistiti One-step Orchestre dir. Auguste BOSC Comp. : Borel-Clercl ~--------------------------------~ Enregistré par l'orchestre d'Auguste Bosc pour Pathé à Chatou avant 1921 ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir Accoustique 6326 ~--------------------------------~ Phonographe Pathé Cabinet droit (reproducteur Pathé d'origine restauré Mica diaphragm) Micro à electret large diaphragme
Views: 23 François Esson
Le Chevalier Blanc - BOREL-CLERC (Charles) - Bérard de l'Eldorado  - Pathé Saphir - 1921-Take2
 
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~-----------------------------------------~ Le Chevalier Blanc ~-----------------------------------------~ Comp. : Charles BOREL-CLERC Librettiste : Charles-Louis Pothier ~-----------------------------------------~ Enregistré à Chatou studios Pathé 1917 par Adophe Gérard de l'eldorado Orchestre Pathé ~-----------------------------------------~ Disque Pathé Saphir ~-----------------------------------------~ Phonographe Pathé Jour et nuit (1920) Diaphragme ajusté ~-----------------------------------------~
Views: 34 François Esson
I THOUGHT I HEARD BUDDY BOLDEN SAY - Jerry Roll Morton's Jazzmen - BlueBird B-1043-B - 1939
 
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~--------------------------------~ I THOUGHT I HEARD BUDDY BOLDEN SAY Traditional, Arranged By – Jelly Roll Morton Recorded in 1939 by Jelly Roll Morton and his New Orleans Jazzmen Crédits : Piano, Vocals – Jelly Roll Morton Bass – Wellman Braud Clarinet – Albert Nicholas Drums – Zutty Singleton Guitar – Lawrence Lucie Soprano Saxophone – Sidney Bechet Tenor Saxophone – Happy Cauldwell* Trombone – Claude Jones Trumpet – Sidney De Paris ~--------------------------------~ Bluebird ‎– B-10434-B ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand With 6 feet reentrant exponential Orthophonic steel horn (Accoustically dampened) Soundbox : Rebuilt HMV n5b Soundbox New British made soft tone steel needle ~--------------------------------~ Electret large diaphragm Microphone iRig preamp
Views: 28 François Esson
Mistinguett - On m'suit - Odeon 166.107 - 1928
 
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~--------------------------------~ MISTINGUETT ON M'SUIT (Pearly-Lagnon, Leo Leliévre, Mistinguett) De la revue du Moulin Rouge 1928 "Paris qui tourne" Chanté par Mistinguett, accompagnée par le Sinfonic Jazz de Fred Mélé 1928 ~--------------------------------~ Odeon 166.107 Matrice ki 1674 x NOS record ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand With 6 feet reentrant exponential Orthophonic steel horn (Accoustically dampened) Soundbox : Rebuilt HMV n5b Soundbox New British made soft tone steel needle ~--------------------------------~ Electret large diaphragm Microphone iRig preamp
Views: 13 François Esson
SAHARA  - Star Syncopators - Pathé Acc. 6752   - 1923-25
 
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~--------------------------------~ SAHARA Fox-trot Comp. NICHOLLS (H.) (Pathé Olotonal final Take) (New diaphragm +fine tuning) ~--------------------------------~ Recorded for Pathé by The Star Syncopators btw 1923 and 1925 ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir accoustic 6752 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph Pathé Olotonal Modern Style Reproducer: Modified Pathé Dual Standard D-130: Diaphragm: Alu Orthophonic Spider: shortened Olotonal Electret large diaphragm Microphone (Prado_Belleville)
Views: 24 François Esson
Big Wig in the Wig Wam - Woody Herman - Mary Ann Mc Call - Decca - 1939
 
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~--------------------------------~ Big-Wig in the WigWam Woody Herman & his Orchestra Singer : Mary Ann Mc Call - 1939 - ~--------------------------------~ Decca 2440-B ~--------------------------------~ Phono:His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand Serviced HMV No. 5a Soundbox Air tightened and acoustically dampened Re-entrant exponential steel horn Large diaphragm electret microphone iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 12 François Esson
Banana Oil  - Columbia 3720 (80 rpm) - 1925
 
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~--------------------------------~ BANANA OIL (Dubin, McHugh & Gross) (Speed 80) VAUGHN DE LEATH Comedienne with orchestra The Roaring twenties' famous Radio Girl Recording year 1925 One of the first Viva-tonal electric recordings To be Played at 80 rpm and not 78 ~--------------------------------~ Columbia 3720 matrix 140502 ~--------------------------------~ His Master's Voice Upright Grand 163 HMV No 5b serviced Soundbox Air tightened and Accoustically dampened Re-entrant 6 feet steel horn ~--------------------------------~ Record Played using New British made soft steel needle ~--------------------------------~ Recorded on mobile with Large diaphragm Electret Microphone with iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 22 François Esson
Ukulele Lady  - Columbia 3720 (80 rpm) - 1925
 
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~--------------------------------~ UKULELE LADY (Whiting & Kahn) (Speed 80) VAUGHN DE LEATH Comedienne with ukulele and violin The Roaring twenties' famous Radio Girl Recording year 1925 One of the first Viva-tonal electric recordings To be Played at 80 rpm and not 78 ~--------------------------------~ Columbia 3720 matrix 140500 ~--------------------------------~ His Master's Voice Upright Grand 163 HMV No 5b serviced Soundbox Air tightened and Accoustically dampened Re-entrant 6 feet steel horn ~--------------------------------~ Record Played using New British made soft steel needle ~--------------------------------~ Recorded on mobile with Large diaphragm Electret Microphone with iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 32 François Esson
MY MELANCHOLY BABY - Victor Sylvester et son Orchestre - Columbia DF 3020  - 1944
 
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~--------------------------------~ MY MELANCHOLY BABY (Burnett) Recorded for Columbia in 1944 by Victor Sylvester et son Orchestre Victor Marlborough Silvester  OBE (25/01/1900– 14/08/1978) was an English dancer, author, musician and bandleader  from the British dance band era. He was a significant figure in the development of ballroom dance during the first half of the 20th century, and his records sold 75 million copies from the 1930s through to the 1980s. ~--------------------------------~ Columbia France DF 3020 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand With 6 feet reentrant exponential Orthophonic steel horn Soundbox : Rebuilt HMV n5b Soundbox New British steel soft tone needle ~--------------------------------~ Electret large diaphragm Microphone iRig preamp
Views: 14 François Esson
stories from the vienna forest - Johann Strauss  -  Viennese Orchestra dir.  Joh. Strauss (grandson)
 
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A nice waltz by Johann Strauss directed by his grand-son and recorded in 1930. Played on my Columbia Viva-tonal 101 piano reflex arm reproducer 15 and Tonor large capsule Electret mike.
Views: 384 François Esson
ROSES DE PICARDIE (Roses of Picardy) (Haydn Wood) -Yvonne CURTI (violon) - Pathé Saphir 9762- 192x
 
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~--------------------------------~ ROSES DE PICARDIE (Roses of Picardy) Mélodie anglaise (Haydn Wood) ~--------------------------------~ Enregistré pour Pathé à Paris par Yvonne CURTI (violon) & G. ANDOLFI (piano Gaveau) Entre 1925 et 1929 ~--------------------------------~ Disque Pathé Saphir electrique No 9762 ~--------------------------------~ Pathé jour et nuit 1920 (reproducteur D-130 - electric Aluminium diaphragm) FMA
Views: 57 François Esson
Les gars de la marine - Comedian Harmonists - Gramophone  - 1931
 
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On my Columbia Viva-tonal 101 piano reflex arm reproducer 15
Views: 468 François Esson
Il pleut sans trève (Ich steh im Regen) - Zarah Leander - Odeon 1937
 
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On my Columbia Vivatonal model 101 with Piano Reflex arm
Views: 66 François Esson
Rocks in my bed - Duke Ellington & his orchestra  - Ivie Anderson - HMV B9362 - 1941 - HMV 145
 
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~--------------------------------~ Rocks in my bed Duke Ellington & his orchestra Vocals Ivie Anderson - 1941 - ~--------------------------------~ HMV B-9362 1949 swing music series N. 561 reedition ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 145 Serviced Orthophonic Soundbox New British made soft needle Electret large diaphragm microphone
Views: 20 François Esson
I left my sugar standing in the rain - The Rythmic Eight - HMV 145 - Orthophonic - Zonophone  - 1927
 
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~--------------------------------~ I left my sugar standing in the rain Recorded by The Rythmic Eight in Hayes Middlesex England in 1927 in the midst of the Famous British hot bands of the roaring 20s ~--------------------------------~ Zonophone 5084 ~--------------------------------~ His Master's Voice cabinet 145 Orthophonic Soundbox ~--------------------------------~ Record Played using Indian made HMV Long lasting needle ~--------------------------------~ Recorded with Large diaphragm Electret microphone iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 36 François Esson
Plaisance Fox - Émile Vacher acc Violin Banjo (peyronin piano) - Odeon 165.048  - 1929
 
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~--------------------------------~ Plaisance Fox Émile Vacher acc: Violin, Banjo ~--------------------------------~ Typical French musette (Guinguette music played In the Marne River banks dance floors) Recorded in 1929 for Odeon by Émile Vacher ~--------------------------------~ Odeon 165.048 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice Upright Grand Cabinet 163 6 feet re-entrant Orthophonic Accoustically damped Steel horn HMV No 5a Orthophonic soundbox ~--------------------------------~ I recorded the Phono with a Large membrane electret microphone and iRig mobile phone pre-amp.
Views: 24 François Esson
CHARLESTON BABY OF MINE - Nathan Glantz & his Orchestra - Pathé Acc. 6822  - 1925 (final take)
 
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~--------------------------------~ CHARLESTON BABY OF MINE (Pathé Olotonal final Take) ~--------------------------------~ Recorded for Pathé by Nathan Glantz & his Orchestra on October 4th 1926 for Pathé. ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir accoustic 6822 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph Pathé Olotonal Modern Style Reproducer: Modified Pathé Dual Standard D-130: Diaphragm: Alu Orthophonic Spider: shortened Olotonal Electret large diaphragm Microphone
Views: 32 François Esson
AN EVENING IN CAROLINE -  Nick Lucas and his troubadours - Hit Of The Week B.3.4 - 1931
 
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~--------------------------------~ HIT OF THE WEEK AN EVENING IN CAROLINE (Una Noche en Caroliña) Recorded for Hit of the Week in 1931 by Nick Lucas and his troubadours ~--------------------------------~ Hit Of The Week B.3.4 Durium Records New-York Made of Durium coated cardboard, Durium is a highly durable synthetic resin developed in 1929. It was used in phonograph record production, as well as in the casting process for metallic type and in the aeronautics industry. HoTW durium records were sold from 1930 to 1932 in newspaper stands for 15c They are now very fragile and often de laminated.. ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: HMV 163 Horn : 6 feet Re-entrant Acc. dampened steel horn Reproducer: HMV 5b (1931) Tended & finely adjusted Recording apparatus : Large diaphragm condenser Mic. /iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 22 François Esson
Manon (Jules Massenet) - Acte III. Menuet - Orch  Pathé dir Rulhmann - Pathé Saphir - Juil 1912
 
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MANON (Jules Massenet) ---Manon (Jules Massenet) - Acte III. Menuet - Orch. Pathé dir Rulhmann- Pathé Saphir - Juil. 1912------- Acte III. Menuet ---------- Orchestre Pathé Frères Direction : François Rülhmann ----------- Enregistré aux studios Pathé Frères à Chatou Juillet 1912 ----------- Disque Pathé Saphir n°5268. Phonographe Pathé Jour et Nuit (1920)
Views: 157 François Esson
A Banjo Oddity - Joe Morley - British Pathé Saphir A331 - 1914
 
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~-----------------------------------------------------------~ A Banjo Oddity (Morley) Banjo duet ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ Joe Morley and Olly Oakley Banjo ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir A. 331 Nov. 1914 ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ Joe Morley (originally Joseph Caswell ) was born in Kinver in Staffordshire on the 3rd December 1867.  In an article in 'The Banjo World' magazine of January 1896, Joe said that he commenced playing the banjo at the age of twelve, he acquired his first banjo when his father bought a seven stringed, smooth arm, banjo, which had been left in one on the Inns which he frequented. Joe was soon plucking simple tunes on the instrument. In 1914 Morley began to make recordings with the banjo player Olly Oakley for Pathé Records. ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ These 2 pieces were recorded for Pathé saphire With Olly Oakley and an unknown pianist in London circa November 1914 - 93499 The Drum Major. (Pathe 8961, 5118, 331) - 93502 A Banjo Oddity. (Pathe 8961,5118,331) ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ ~-----------------------------------------------------------~ Played on my Pathé Jour et Nuit (1920) ~-----------------------------------------------------------~
Views: 71 François Esson
Boris Godounow - Mort de Boris - Chaliapin - Gramophone DB 934 - 1926
 
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~--------------------------------~ Boris Godounov Mort De Boris Comp. Modeste Moussorgsky Crédits: Bass Vocals – Théodore (Fedor) Chaliapin Mixed Choir in Russian with Orchestra Conductor – Eugène Goosens Recording Date : 1926 ~--------------------------------~ Gramophone DB 934 Matrix / Runout (Side B): 2-022037-G ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: HMV 163 Horn : 6 feet Re-entrant Acc. dampened steel horn Reproducer: HMV 5b (1931) Tended & finely adjusted Recording apparatus : Large diaphragm condenser Mic. /iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 20 François Esson
BLUE AGAIN - Benrus Radio Orchestra  - Hit Of The Week I124 - 1931
 
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~--------------------------------~ HIT OF THE WEEK BLUE AGAIN Benrus Radio Orchestra Recorded for Hit Of The Week by the Benrus Radio Orchestra on 26 Feb 1931 ~--------------------------------~ Durium Flexi-disc, 10", 78 RPM, Single Sided, Card Backed New York US ~--------------------------------~ Hit Of The Week ‎– 1126 Durium Records New-York ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: HMV 163 Horn : 6 feet Re-entrant Acc. dampened steel horn Reproducer: HMV 5b (1931) Tended & finely adjusted Recording apparatus : Large diaphragm condenser Mic. /iRig mobile phone preamp
Views: 11 François Esson
Notre parisienne est arrivée - George Chepfer - Odeon 238.047 - 1930
 
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~--------------------------------~ Notre parisienne est arrivée - Saynette Lorraine - (c'est une paysanne qui parle) Interprète & auteur : George Chepfer (Chansonnier 1877-1945) Enregistré par George Chepfer en 1930 (the funny soliloque of a French Lorraine country woman whose young daughter has come back from Paris after having succeeded there. With mentions of all 1920's novelties as seen from the countryside : Automobile, Phonograph, wireless radio, 20's fashion, bathtub with hot running water, and so forth) ~--------------------------------~ Odeon 238.047 Matrix / Run-out ki 3417/3418 ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand With 6 feet reentrant exponential Orthophonic steel horn Soundbox : Serviced HMV n5b Soundbox New British steel soft tone needle ~--------------------------------~ Electret large diaphragm Microphone iRig preamp
Views: 30 François Esson
Bal des Sirènes -  Géza Komor KünstlerOrchester - TRI-ERGON - TE 5261 - 1928
 
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~--------------------------------~ BAL DES SIRÈNES (Lehar) Orchestre Artistique Géza Komor Recorded for Tri-Ergon in 1928 ~--------------------------------~ TRI-ERGON Photo-Electro-Recording OREOR PARIS (Importé d'Allemagne) Ordre no. TE 5554 Matrice no. 01355 ~--------------------------------~ TRI-ERGON PROCESS The system used a photoelectric recording method and a non-standard film size (42mm) which incorporated the sound track with stock 35mm film. To record Sound, Tri-Ergon used a special form of microphone without mechanical moving parts (Cathodophone). They used a special electric discharge tube for variable density film recording. ~--------------------------------~ Phonograph: His Master's Voice 163 Upright Grand With 6 feet reentrant exponential Orthophonic steel horn (Accoustically dampened) Soundbox : Rebuilt HMV n5b Soundbox Full tone steel needle ~--------------------------------~ Electret large diaphragm Microphone iRig preamp (guirlipiot collection)
Views: 20 François Esson
Lakmé - 'Lakmé, ton doux regard se voile'' - Delibes - Fernand BAER, bass - Pathé Saphir no 79
 
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~--------------------------------~ Lakmé Léo Delibes 'Lakmé, ton doux regard se voile' ~--------------------------------~ Enregistré en 1904 pour Pathé Par Fernand BAER, basse de l'Opéra accompagnement Piano ~--------------------------------~ Pathé Saphir acoustic 79 1ere Edition 1904 sur disque 90 t/mn départ centre Réédition en 1926 à partir du cylindre maître d'origine ~--------------------------------~ Phonographe : Pathé jour et nuit 1920 Reproducteur : D-130 - Diaphragme Alu ~--------------------------------~ FMA
Views: 52 François Esson