Recommended Materials


Red Mill and Babes in Toyland

THE RED MILL AND BABES IN TOYLAND

Original cast recordings from two of Victor Herbert’s best known shows. All songs written by Victor Herbert, Glen MacDonough and Henry Blossom. Originally recorded and releasesd in 1946.
Decca Records # 440-18729, 2002.


Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life

AH, SWEET MYSTERY OF LIFE: THE SONGS OF VICTOR HERBERT

23 hit recordings of the Victor Herbert catalog including “Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life”, “Neath the Southern Moon,” “Gypsy Love Song,” "Italian Street Song," “Tramp, Tramp, Tramp,” “March of the Toys”. Artists include Victor Young, Charles Kullman and Nat Shilkret.
ASV Records # 5340, 2000.


VICTOR HERBERT’S BABES IN TOYLAND

VICTOR HERBERT’S BABES IN TOYLAND

Original Broadway Cast recording.
AEI Records # 44, 1997.


BROADWAY THROUGH THE GRAMOPHONE

BROADWAY THROUGH THE GRAMOPHONE

Various artists performing songs from Broadway shows produced from 1909 through 1914. Tracks include various selections forom Victor Herbert’s shows and operettas.
Pearl Records # 83, 2001.


AMERICAN CLASSICS: VICTOR HERBERT

AMERICAN CLASSICS: VICTOR HERBERT

Virginai Croskery with the Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava perform operettas and other miniatures from the Victor Herbeert songbook.
Naxos 3855-9026, 2000.


VICTOR HERBERT’S SWEETHEARTS

VICTOR HERBERT’S SWEETHEARTS

The Ohio Light Opera performs Victor Herbert’s operetta, “ Sweetheaarts.” Conducted by J. Lynn Thompson.


A Victor Herbert Showcase

A VICTOR HERBERT SHOWCASE

Various artists perform the Victor Herbert songbook. Recordings by Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Victor Herbert, Richard Crooks, Alfredo Campoli from 1922 through 1939. Tracks include “Italian Street Song”, “Love is Best of All”, “Sweethearts”, “Kiss Me Again”, “Yesterthoughts” and “I Might Be Your Once-In-A-While.”
Flapper Records # 9798, 1992.


THE COLUMBIA ALBUM OF VICTOR HERBERT

THE COLUMBIA ALBUM OF VICTOR HERBERT

Originally released in 1958, this 2-disc compilation album features Percy Faith performing the Victor Herbert songbook. Tracks include “Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life”, “A Spanish Serenade”, “Dream Girl”, “Because You’re You” and “March for the Toys.”
Collectables # 7565, 2003.


THE OLD REFRAIN

THE OLD REFRAIN

Nelson Eddy recordings from 1935-1950. Tracks include the top ten hit from 1911, “Neath the Southern Moon.”
ASV Records # 5409, 2001.