Notes & Reviews:
The long-anticipated deluxe double-CD collection, The Great War: An American Musical Fantasy, is now available. In this inaugural release in Archeophone's Critical Issues series, we investigate the role the recording industry played in promoting the war effort to the American public. With completely original research, a poignant personal reflection by collaborator Clarence Johnson, historic photos, and uncommon illustrations in an absolutely breathtaking 76-page, full color booklet, this CD set is an event unlike any other in the history of Archeophone Records.Notes & Reviews:
Personnel: Elizabeth Spencer (soprano); Robert Bruce, Enrico Caruso , Robert "RX Lord" Lewis, George Gordon, Morton Harvey, Raymond Dixon, Henry Burr, Irving Kaufman, Albert Campbell, Sam Ash, Vernon Dalhart, Charles Hart (tenor); Arthur Fields, Reinald Werrenrath (baritone).
Recording information: New York, NY (07/08/1914-06/30/1926).