Sadie Koninsky  (1879-1952)
Last updated: 11.10.21
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  
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Various Artists 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 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 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 Cake Walks, Two Steps and Rags by Women Composers
cd15.gif Meg Graf 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 The Dawn of the Century Ragtime Orchestra flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif St. Louis Ragtimers 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.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) D/A(T)/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Heart of the Rose (1911) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Wigwam Courtship (1903), A T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
     Title Performer Comments
       
audio15.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk Vess L. Ossman Columbia Phonograph Co.: 3856 at USCB
audio15.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk Vess L. Ossman Columbia Phonograph Co.: 3856 at USCB
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
pdf15.gif Cause the Sandman's Comin' Around (1905) Piano, Voice
pdf15.gif I'm Lonely Here Without You, Nellie Dear (1903) Piano, Voice
pdf15.gif If I Had All the World Besides I'd Still Want You (1916) Piano, Voice
pdf15.gif If You Loved Me As I Loved You (1903) Piano, Voice
pdf15.gif In Lovers' Lane Waltzes (1906) Piano
pdf15.gif June Roses (1905) Piano
pdf15.gif Life in Camp (1907) Piano
pdf15.gif Return of the Troops (1902) Piano
pdf15.gif Tis You (1905) Piano, Voice
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. Keys: ER pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Belles of Andalusia 1894  wvicon.gif
Minstrel King March, The 1895  wvicon.gif
Eli Green's Cake Walk - Song 1896 Dave Reed (words)  wvicon.gif
Eli Green's Cake Walk 1898 V.L. Ossman (perf. by)  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg audio15.gif
I'll Be Your Friend Through All 1898  wvicon.gif
Where Love Is King 1898  wvicon.gif
Boardin' House Johnson 1899  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
I Wants a Man Who Ain't Afraid to Work 1899  wvicon.gif
Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk 1899  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
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 Attribution 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 pdf15.gif
I'm Lonely Here Without You, Nellie Dear 1903  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
If You Loved Me As I Loved You 1903  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
On to Victory 1903 as Jermome Hartman  wvicon.gif
When You Are Near 1903  wvicon.gif
Wigwam Courtship, A 1903  wvicon.gif
Maid of the Mist 1904  wvicon.gif
Cause the Sandman's Comin' Around 1905  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
June Roses 1905  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Old Glory 1905 as Jermome Hartman  wvicon.gif
Tis You 1905  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
In Lovers' Lane Waltzes 1906  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
College Days Waltzes 1907  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Life in Camp 1907 as Jermome Hartman  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Love Tales 1909
Heart of the Rose 1911  wvicon.gif
River of Dreams, The 1912  wvicon.gif
Joys of the Dance 1914
If I Had All the World Besides I'd Still Want You 1916  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Mae Marsh Waltzes 1917  wvicon.gif
In Yucatan 1918  wvicon.gif
Ocean View, The ? as Jermome Hartman
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Boardin' House Johnson 2:44 Ragtime Dorian Henry S. Koninsky  Boardin' House Johnson (1899)
youtube15.jpg Eli Green's Cake Walk 3:02 Ragtime Dorian Henry S. Koninsky  Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898)
youtube15.jpg Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry S. Koninsky  Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899)