not at all a spoil sport.... wonderful.. so, it is NOT the guy ... there is
ANOTHER guy ?
On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 11:34 AM Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]>
> Dear Jolyon,
> On behalf of the list, THANK YOU for snipping this thread so helpfully.
> On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 11:04 AM Jolyon S Hudson <[log in to unmask]>
> > OK I'm going to be a total spoilsport and kill off the speculation that
> > these recordings could ever be Rudolf Steiner the Austrian philosopher.
> > Rudolf Steiner or more correctly Rodolphe Steiner was a bass who
> > participated in the the festival of French and Spanish Trade Unions held
> > the Trocadero in Paris on the 6th June 1931. This had a musical element
> > that included:-
> > 'Une belle partie artistique complétera cette manifestation, avec le
> > concours de l’orchestre symphonique, sous la direction de M. André Cadou;
> > de Mlle Marie-Louise Oger, violoniste virtuose, 1er prix d’excellence
> > international ; M. Edinger, pianiste, 1er prix du Conservatoire ; M.
> > Carloff, de l'Apollo, baryton ; Mlle Wilhelmine Coudray, de la Sootété
> > Concerts du Conservatoire ; M. Rodolphe Steiner, basse chantante, ainsi
> > d’autres artistes de valeur.'
> > It would seem then M. Steiner made some impression and was whisked away
> > make a few recordings at the Pathé studio. they may of course be terrible
> > and the records were then quietly/quickly withdrawn due to minimal sales.
> > It would be interesting to delve into the musical elements of
> > by socialist-communist-unionist supporter both in France and Spain when
> > Second Spanish Republic was established in April 19,1 and whether it has
> > any bearing on the lieder Steiner recorded, or indeed if the other
> > musicians were supporters for the cause or just paid to entertain.
> > I still have zero idea who Steiner is - or even if his name is Rudolf,
> > Rudolphe or Rudolpho as he could be German, French or even Spanish for
> > I know.
> > Jols
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