At the Stage Door    (Palaeophonics 53)
Item# PE0077
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At the Stage Door    (Palaeophonics 53)
PE0077. AT THE STAGE DOOR, Late Victorian and Edwardian Musical Comedy, incl. Elizabeth Spencer, Frank C. Stanley, Gertie Millar, Connie Ediss, Alma Jones, Huntley Wright, David Brazell, Harry Bluff, Dan W. Quinn, Maurice Farkos, etc. (England) Palaeophonics 53, recorded c.1899-1914. Excellently transferred from the legendary Acoustic Edison, Edison Bell, Columbia, Albany & Sterling Rarities.

CRITIC REVIEW:

“If you are interested in what original audiences of early 20th century English operetta and musical comedy heard, there is a great source for such recordings – the record label Paleophonics. Dominic Combe prepares CDs for them from his huge collection of shellacs and a few cylinders.

I came across these somewhat hard-to-find CDs on the website of the mail-order company NORBECK, PETERS AND FORD, (norpete.com) which is specialized in historical performances from the beginning of recorded sound all the way through to the 1960s.

There are now over fifty Paleophonics CDs, and more are being prepared or scheduled for future release. Each CD comes with a lavishly illustrated program booklet with reviews, information about the shows and fantastic publicity photographs, and artwork from the original London productions, in the form of reproductions of the magazine PLAY PICTORIAL.”

- Thomas Krebs, OPERETTA RESEARCH CENTER - PALEOPHONICS - A JOURNEY TO THE DAWN OF RECORDED SOUND IN MUSICAL COMEDY, 1 July, 2020