Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Victor: The Sousa Sessions

Victor Talking Machine Company
"Sessions with the Sousa Band"
Dec. 21, 1917
from my 78 rpm collection"



These recordings of the Sousa Band are among the very few on which Sousa himself is known to have conducted. The recording sessions took place at the Camden, NJ Auditorim. Two takes were recorded of each song and only the second take of each song was released.

"The United States Field Artillery March"
(Written by Sousa)
Matrix #: B21227710, 78 rpm
released as Victor 18430 (A)
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"Liberty Loan"
(Written by Sousa)
Matrix #: B2127510, 78 rpm
released as: Victor 18430 (B)
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