Sadie Koninsky  (1879-1952)
Last updated: 17.10.18
Sadie Koninsky was a classically-educated violinist and composer born in Troy, New York. She is said to have written more than 300 pieces of music under her own name and using pseodonyms one of which was Jerome Hartman. Almost all her compositions were published by herself and her three brothers in the family business of Koninsky Music Co. She was the first woman composer to publish a cakewalk namely Eli Green's Cake Walk (1899) which was also a hit.

 
Websites:
url15.gif Sadie Koninsky Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Various Artists on "A Century of Ragtime 1897-1997" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Various Artists on "From Cake-Walk To Ragtime 1898-1916" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Various Artists on "From Ragtime to Jazz Vol. 4: 1896-1922" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Various Artists on "I'll Dance till de Sun Breaks through" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Nora Hulse on "Cake Walks, Two Steps and Rags by Women Composers"
cd15.gif Meg Graf on "Eatin' Time -- A Ragtime Feast" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Dawn of the Century Ragtime Orchestra on "The Dawn of the Century Ragtime Orchestra" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif St. Louis Ragtimers on "The St. Louis Ragtimers: Volume 2" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE756 Boardin' House Johnson (1899) - Cake Walk
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
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DBE757 Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) - Characteristic March
D/A(T)/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
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DBE758 Heart of the Rose (1911) - Waltzes
A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
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DBE759 Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) - March and Two-Step
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
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DBE760 A Wigwam Courtship (1903) - Intermezzo
T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 5 mins.
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     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Boardin' House Johnson (1899) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) D/A(T)/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Heart of the Rose (1911) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif A Wigwam Courtship (1903) T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 41 works by Sadie Koninsky (1879-1952). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Belles of Andalusia 1894  wvicon.gif
The Minstrel King March 1895  wvicon.gif
Eli Green's Cake Walk - Song 1896 Dave Reed  wvicon.gif
Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) 1898  wvicon.gif
I'll Be Your Friend Through All 1898  wvicon.gif
Where Love Is King 1898  wvicon.gif
Boardin' House Johnson (1899) 1899  wvicon.gif
I Wants a Man Who Ain't Afraid to Work 1899  wvicon.gif
Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) 1899  wvicon.gif
When I Return We'll Be Wed 1899  wvicon.gif
Beneath the Starry Flag 1900 as Jermome Hartman wvicon.gif
I Didn't Think You Cared to Have Me Back 1900  wvicon.gif
Sing Me a Song of Other Days 1900  wvicon.gif
You Alone 1900  wvicon.gif
Grasshopper's Hop 1901  wvicon.gif
In a Japanese Tea House 1901  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
When Mammy Puts the Little Coons to Bed 1901  wvicon.gif
Cleopatra 1902  wvicon.gif
Forever 1902  wvicon.gif
Return of the Troops 1902 as Jermome Hartman wvicon.gif
I'm Lonely Here Without You, Nellie Dear 1903  wvicon.gif
If You Loved Me As I Loved You 1903  wvicon.gif
On to Victory 1903 as Jermome Hartman wvicon.gif
When You Are Near 1903  wvicon.gif
A Wigwam Courtship (1903) 1903  wvicon.gif
Maid of the Mist 1904  wvicon.gif
Cause the Sandman's Comin' Around 1905  wvicon.gif
June Roses 1905  wvicon.gif
Old Glory 1905 as Jermome Hartman wvicon.gif
Tis You 1905  wvicon.gif
In Lovers' Lane Waltzes 1906  wvicon.gif
College Days Waltzes 1907  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Life in Camp 1907 as Jermome Hartman wvicon.gif
Love Tales 1909
Heart of the Rose (1911) 1911  wvicon.gif
The River of Dreams 1912  wvicon.gif
Joys of the Dance 1914
If I Had All the World Besides I'd Still Want You 1916  wvicon.gif
Mae Marsh Waltzes 1917  wvicon.gif
In Yucatan 1918  wvicon.gif
The Ocean View ? as Jermome Hartman
     Title Performer Score/Song
       
youtube15.jpg Boardin' House Johnson (2:44) Ragtime Dorian Henry Boardin' House Johnson (1899)
youtube15.jpg Eli Green's Cake Walk (3:02) Ragtime Dorian Henry Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898)
youtube15.jpg Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (3:00) Ragtime Dorian Henry Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899)