A. Ewing

Alexander Ewing (3 January 1830 – 11 July 1895) was a Scottish musician, composer and translator. He was a career officer in the British Army's Commissariat Department and subsequently the Army Pay Corps. He composed the music for the popular hymn "Jerusalem the Golden".

Birth and Death Data: Born January 3rd, 1830 (Aberdeen), Died July 11th, 1895 (Taunton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-5060 10-in. 2/5/1908 Jerusalem the golden Trinity Choir Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21475 10-in. 2/28/1918 Jerusalem the golden Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30768 10-in. 11/13/1924 In heavenly love abiding Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with pipe organ lyricist  
Victor B-31894 10-in. 3/10/1925 In heavenly love abiding Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-31894 10-in. 6/1/1925 In heavenly love abiding Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 98064 12-in. 3/29/1923 In heavenly love abiding Nevada Van der Veer Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-71219 10-in. Jan. 1923 Jerusalem the golden Virginia Burt Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4224 10-in. 10/27/1915 Jerusalem the golden Calvary Choir Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ewing, A.," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100164.

Ewing, A.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100164.

"Ewing, A.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100164

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