Sadie Koninsky  (1879-1952)
Last updated: 27.04.22
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  
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  DBE MP3 Sample    
audiodbemp315.gif Boardin' House Johnson (1899) A/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) D/A(T)/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Heart of the Rose (1911) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) A/T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
audiodbemp315.gif Wigwam Courtship (1903), A T/T/B/GB(B) Midi Ragtime Recorder Ens.
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk Columbia Phonograph Co.: 3856 V.L. Ossman
audioextmp315.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk Columbia Phonograph Co.: 3856 V.L. Ossman
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) Midi James Pitt-Payne
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
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.
1-2 days
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DBE757 Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) - Characteristic March
D/A(T)/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE758 Heart of the Rose (1911) - Waltzes
A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE759 Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) - March and Two-Step
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE760 A Wigwam Courtship (1903) - Intermezzo
T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 5 mins.
1-2 days
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     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Boardin' House Johnson (1899) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk (1898) D/A(T)/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Heart of the Rose (1911) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Wigwam Courtship (1903), A T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifwvicon.gif
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Cause the Sandman's Comin' Around (1905) S. Koninsky (music) Piano, Voice Ragtime Piano
pdf15.gif Eli Green's Cake Walk - Song (1896) S. Koninsky (music)
Dave Reed (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif I'm Lonely Here Without You, Nellie Dear (1903) S. Koninsky (music) Piano, Voice Ragtime Piano Pub.
pdf15.gif If I Had All the World Besides I'd Still Want You (1916) S. Koninsky (music) Piano, Voice Ragtime Piano Pub.
pdf15.gif If You Loved Me As I Loved You (1903) S. Koninsky (music) Piano, Voice Ragtime Piano Pub.
pdf15.gif In Lovers' Lane Waltzes (1906) S. Koninsky (music) Piano Ragtime Piano Pub.
pdf15.gif June Roses (1905) S. Koninsky (music) Piano Ragtime Piano Pub.
pdf15.gif Life in Camp (1907) S. Koninsky (music) Piano Ragtime Piano Pub.
pdf15.gif Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk (1899) S. Koninsky (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Return of the Troops (1902) S. Koninsky (music) Piano Ragtime Piano Pub.
pdf15.gif Tis You (1905) S. Koninsky (music) Piano, Voice Ragtime Piano Pub.
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.)  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gifaudioextmp315.gif
I'll Be Your Friend Through All 1898  Pub.
Where Love Is King 1898  wvicon.gif
Boardin' House Johnson 1899  Pub. youtube15.jpg
I Wants a Man Who Ain't Afraid to Work 1899  wvicon.gif
Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk 1899  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
When I Return We'll Be Wed 1899  Pub.
Beneath the Starry Flag 1900 as Jermome Hartman  Pub.
I Didn't Think You Cared to Have Me Back 1900  Pub.
Sing Me a Song of Other Days 1900  Pub.
You Alone 1900  Pub.
Grasshopper's Hop 1901  Pub.
In a Japanese Tea House 1901  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
When Mammy Puts the Little Coons to Bed 1901  wvicon.gif
Cleopatra 1902  wvicon.gif
Forever 1902  Pub.
Return of the Troops 1902 as Jermome Hartman  Pub.
I'm Lonely Here Without You, Nellie Dear 1903  Pub.
If You Loved Me As I Loved You 1903  Pub.
On to Victory 1903 as Jermome Hartman  Pub.
When You Are Near 1903  Pub.
Wigwam Courtship, A 1903  Pub.
Maid of the Mist 1904  Pub.
Cause the Sandman's Comin' Around 1905  Pub.
June Roses 1905  Pub.
Old Glory 1905 as Jermome Hartman  Pub.
Tis You 1905  Pub.
In Lovers' Lane Waltzes 1906  Pub.
College Days Waltzes 1907  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Life in Camp 1907 as Jermome Hartman  wvicon.gif
Love Tales 1909
Heart of the Rose 1911  Pub.
River of Dreams, The 1912  Pub.
Joys of the Dance 1914
If I Had All the World Besides I'd Still Want You 1916  Pub.
Mae Marsh Waltzes 1917  Pub.
In Yucatan 1918  Pub.
Ocean View, The ? as Jermome Hartman
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Boardin' House Johnson 2:44 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Eli Green's Cake Walk 3:02 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Phoebe Thompson's Cake Walk 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry