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This month: From 1909, the snappy tune Our Victorious Nation March as played by the New York Military Band.
|Company||Edison's National Phonograph Company|
|Title||Our Victorious Nation March|
|Performed by||New York Military Band|
10196 Our Victorious Nation March
New York Military Band
A stirring march which echoes strains of our national airs,
a feature that ever appeals to the typical
From the June 1909 Edison Phonograph Monthly
To hear an excerpt
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Edison's National Phonograph Company "band" recordings evolved from its
initial, generally snappy, recordings by the Peerless Orchestra
(Early 1899 through mid-1903) into a military band
In summary (Edison selection numbers are in brackets):
Peerless Orchestra Early 1899 [#670] - June 1903 [#8414] Edison Military Band October 1903 [#8500] - September 1908 [#9947, plus #10031 in December] New York Military Band October 1908 [#9948] - beyond the end of the wax cylinder era (1912)
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