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    					  Walter Damrosch 
				     Table of Contents     					  Nahan Franko

The Mapleson Cylinders - Program Notes

- Artists
- The Artists -- with an index to their Mapleson recordings
- Phillippe Flon

Phillippe Flon


, the conductor, made his Metropolitan Opera debut on December 22, 1902, leading Aida, with Minnie Tracy in the title role, Georges Imbart de la Tour as Radamès, and Louise, Homer and Marcel Journet also making their respective debuts as Amneris and Ramfis. Flon stayed for three seasons, and conducted a variety of French and Italian works: L'Africaine, Aida, Carmen, Cavalleria, Le Cid, De Lara's Messaline, Otello, Pagliacci, Prophète, Rigoletto, Roméo et Juliette, Tosca, Traviata, Il Trovatore, and, as Sunday-night concerts, the Rossini Stabat Mater. In addition to first-class passage, he was paid in 1902-03 a fee of 20,000 francs, or $3,840, for the season.

AFRICAINE: Side 3/Bands 1-3

CARMEN: Side 4/Bands 1, 2; Side 12/Band 3

CAVALLERIA: Side 6/Bands 1-3

LE CID: Side 3/Bands 5, 7, 8; Side 12/Band 5a(?)

FILLE DU RÉGIMENT: Side 4/Bands 3, 4

GIOCONDA: Side 12/Band 7

HUGUENOTS: Side 2/Bands 1-8

PAGLIACCI: Side 6/Bands 4-7

TOSCA: Side 7/Bands 2, 7

TRAVIATA: Side 5/Band 3

Arditi: Parla Vals: Side 4/Band 10

Stern: Printemps: Side 4/Band 11

    					  Walter Damrosch 
				     Table of Contents     					  Nahan Franko