American Recording Pioneers: Abe Schwartz (Streaming MP3)

American Recording Pioneers: Abe Schwartz
(Streaming MP3)

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Abe Schwartz accompanied by his twelve-year-old daughter, Sylvia (November 1920)

 

Original recordings from the Mainspring Press Collection.
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ABE SCHWARTZ’S ORCHESTRA
Sher — Part 2
New York: c. October 1920
Columbia E4905 (mx. 86692 – 1)

 

ABE SCHWARTZ’S ORCHESTRA (as Yiddisher Orchester)
Biem Reben’s Sideh

New York: c. November 1917
Columbia E3671 (mx. 58785 – 1)

 

ABE SCHWARTZ’S ORCHESTRA (as Jewish-Russian Orchestra)
Tantzt, Tantzt, Yiddelach

New York: c. ­November 1917
Columbia E4133 (mx. 58784 – 2)

 

ABE SCHWARTZ’S ORCHESTRA (as Yiddisher Orchester)
Sadegurer Chasd’l

New York: c. November 1917
Columbia E3671 (mx. 58782 – 1)

 

ABE SCHWARTZ’S ORCHESTRA (as Yiddisher Orchester)
Noch der Havdoleh
New York: c. February 1918
Columbia E3839 (mx. 84011 – 1)

 

AARON LEBEDEFF (acc. by ABE SCHWARTZ’S ORCHESTRA)
Ich Bin a Border Bei Mein Weib
New York: c. January 1923
Vocalion 14502 (mx. 10588)

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The original recording files for most of the Columbia “E” series and early Vocalion masters have been lost. Estimated recording dates are from from Dick Spottswood’s Ethnic Music on Records (University of Illinois Press).