National Geographic : 1924 Aug
Un &I Kube Remi Every big event in music is a reason for having a Victrola Each season in succession new artists create a sensation through their portrayal of famous operatic characters and old favorites add to their multitude of admirers through their achievement of still greater artistic accomplishment. In the season just closed out standing features were the performances of Victor artists. So it is year after year and has been for two decades. So it will be next year. Victrola Instruments are made especially to reproduce the marvelous variety of Victor Records by the world's greatest artists, in twenty-one styles at from $25 up-all identified by the Victor name and trade marks. soprano is one of the most conspicuous of the many gifts bestowed upon her by na ture in a prodigal mood. When Alda sings in opera or ballad, there is an intensity of temperament, a thrillingquality that grips the imagination-equally when you hear Alda or any of her many Victor Records, of which these are a few: Double-faced The Bells of St. Mary's 525 $1.50 ©If Winter Comes Victrola No. 50 (Portable) dewood By the Waters of Minnetonka 527 1.50 $50 Jnderwood ' Deep River Mahogany or oak ALDA Boheme-Mi chiamano Mimi 6038 2.00 ALDA armen-Micaela's Aria Victor Artist Leopold Stokowski has brought the play ing of the Philadelphia Orchestra to an almost unparalleled degree of perfection tellect, in instantaneous response to his own. That so great an achievement can be adequately perpetuated by any process of recording is in itself a triumph of science and of art, in proof of which we recommend the following records: Double-faced Carmen-Prelude to Act I 796 $1.50 y March of the Caucasian Chief 796 randt Blue Danube Waltz 6237 2.00 STOKOWSKI Invitation to the Waltz Victrola Hungarian Rhapsody, No. 2 6236 2.00 No. 80 Victor Artist Largo from"NewWorld"Symphony . $o00 Listen to the ringing quality of Ruffo's Mahogany, oak or walnut voice on a Victor Record and you will smile with us over the dictum of his first teachers, who after two years of instruc tion declared his vocal equipment inade quate for operatic work! How thoroughly the famous baritone has negatived their conclusions, his world successes and these few selections from his complete Victor list show: Double-faced Barbiere di Siviglia Largo al factotum 6263 $2.00 RUFFO Rigoletto-Monologo-Pari siamo Victrola No. 215 RUF Pagliacci-Prologo, Part I 6268 2.00 $150 Victor Artist Pagliacci-Prologo, PartII Mahogany, oak Querida 822 1.50 or walnut El Relicario There is but one Victrola and that is made by the Victor Company-look for these Victor trade marks . TRADE MARK SMASTER'S VOICE" V ictor Talking Machine Compan aen, J. H5MASTER'S VOICE- Victor Talking Machine Company, CamedenN.J.