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9:00 - Sixteenth Infantry Band.

Thursday, December 03, 1931

Several songs performed by the Regimental Band of the 16th Infantry. Intros and outros only: music has been cut out. A series of 16th Infantry concerts for the 1932 season on WNYC is promoted. Includes complete sign-off by Roland Weber.

Conducted by William C White
Speech by Wallace McCarman

Program (all fragments):

March Lorraine, by Ganne
Guard of Honour ("Die Ehrenwache"), by Lehnhardt
Bambolina, by Youmans
Queen for a Day, by Adam
Speech - Wallace McCarmon
Moraima, by Espinoza
The Union Forever, by Scouton


WNYC archives id: 73702

Contributors:

Adolphe Adam, Gaspar Espinosa de los Monteros, Louis Ganne, L. P. Laurendeau, Julius Lehnhardt, Will Scouton, Roland Weber and Vincent Youmans

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