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The Acoustic Victor and HMV Recordings (1910-11)
John McCormack (tenor)
[his] ability to communicate the very heart of the music came into its own, whether it was Schubert lieder or a sentimental ballad – to him it was all equal if it had the power to move — More…
The Acoustic Recordings (1914-1915)
John McCormack (tenor) with Fritz Kreisler, violin, Vincent O’Brien, piano (tracks 1, 2), Francis Lapitino, harp (track 3), Rosario Bourdon, cello (track 4), Lucrezia Bori, soprano (tracks 17, 18, 19), Lucy Isabelle Marsh, soprano (track 20), Josephine Jacoby, contralto (track 17), Harry Macdonough,...
McCormack was a strong lyrical tenor with a clean edge to the voice…. A particular quality is the way he can hold on to a final note and let it gently die without any touch of aural instability.... — More…
Acoustic Recordings (1916-18)
John McCormack (tenor) with Fritz Kreisler (violin), Reinald Werrenrath (baritone), Harry Macdonough and Lambert Murphy (tenors), Dominic Melillo (harp) & Rosario Bourdon (celeste)
The Acoustic Recordings (1915-16)
John McCormack (tenor), Emil Keneke (trumpet), Harry Macdonough (tenor), Reinald Werrenrath (baritone), William F. Hooley (bass) & Fritz Kreisler (violin)
Apart from the classic rendition of 'Il mio tesoro' from Don Giovanni, almost all the material recorded here by the great Irish tenor is salon if not parlour music, but his voice had no flaws... — More…
Victor Talking Machine Company & Gramophone Company Ltd.
John McCormack (tenor), Alexander Schmidt (violin), Alfred Lennartz (cello), Edwin Schneider (piano), Bruno Reibold (celesta), Clement Barone (flute), Francis Lapitino (harp), Bruno Reibold (piano)
Studio orchestra, Rosario Bourdon
Acoustic Recordings (1910-11)
John McCormack (tenor) with Mario Sammarco, Emmy Destinn, Nellie Melba & Edna Thornton
Victor Orchestra & New Symphony Orchestra, Sir Landon Ronald & Percy Pitt