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An early recording of the popular Estudiantina Waltz from 1898.

Estudiantina Waltz
Company Columbia Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 15136
Category Orchestra
Title Estudiantina Waltz
Performed by Columbia Orchestra
Circa 1898
Announcement "Estudiantina Waltz, played by Columbia Orchestra for Columbia Phonograph Company of New York and Paris."

Enjoy this recording, popular in many early record company catalogs, of a famous waltz of the late Nineteenth century (still performed today, see below) by the prolific composer of dozens popular waltzes, Emile Waldteufel.   Estudiantina Waltz (opus no. 191) was written in 1883, and although Waldteufel was still active in the 1890s, by the time this recording was released in 1898 he was near retirement.

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— This cylinder is from the collection of  Robert Carver —


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