Anonymous vocalists

This page contains solo recordings where the vocalist is unnamed or unidentified.

In 1902-3 the Anglo-Italian Commerce Company made a number of recordings in Milan for Pathé. The two excerpts here are from a Verdi rarity, I due Foscari, and are sung by an unnamed baritone.

Verdi – I due Foscari – O vecchio cor che batti; Questa dunque è
unnamed baritone with piano
Verdi – I due Foscari – O vecchio cor che batti – unnamed baritone

Verdi – I due Foscari – Questa dunque è – unnamed baritone
(mp3 file – click to play, or right click the link, then select “Save as”)

Pathé 80098, 80874
Matrices 59089, 7555
Recorded c 1902-3, Milan
90.6rpm, 88.4rpm

Hermann Krome – “Schenkst du beim Tango mir dein Herz”
Robert Stolz “Schlaf ein mein kleines Sonnenkind”

Phonycord Flexible Nr 133
Matrices 3994, 3995
Recorded c.1930 (Both sides state “Mechanical copyright 1930”)

Credited as “Orch. m. Refr.” and include a soloist for the vocal refrain.

Thanks to Raoul Konezni for telling me that this disc contains Artiphon matrices from january 1930 with
Tango-Kapelle Manuél Roméo playing and Leo Monosson singing.

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