R. S. Ambrose

Robert Steele Ambrose (March 7, 1824 – March 31, 1908) was a British-Canadian organist and composer. He was notable for his evangelical music compositions.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 7th, 1824, Died March 31st, 1908

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-680 7-in. 11/9/1903 One sweetly solemn thought George Alexander Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-680 10-in. 11/9/1903 One sweetly solemn thought George Alexander Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-1936 10-in. 11/15/1904 One sweetly solemn thought Manhattan Female Quartet Female vocal quartet composer  
Victor B-1997 10-in. 12/3/1904 One sweetly solemn thought Arthur Pryor's Band ; Arthur Pryor Trombone solo, with band composer  
Victor B-2444 10-in. 4/5/1905 One sweetly solemn thought Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-2444 12-in. 4/5/1905 One sweetly solemn thought Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3942 10-in. 10/30/1906 Jesus, meek and gentle Trinity Choir [i.e., Lyric Quartet] Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10253 10-in. 5/2/1911 One sweetly solemn thought Apollo Quartette Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor B-13067 10-in. 4/2/1913 One sweetly solemn thought Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-13212 12-in. 4/30/1913 One sweetly solemn thought Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-14263 12-in. 1/2/1914 One sweetly solemn thought Alan Turner Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15390 10-in. 11/12/1914 One sweetly solemn thought Alma Gluck ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra composer  
Victor C-16490 12-in. 9/14/1915 One sweetly solemn thought Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-18538 12-in. 10/10/1916 Sacred songs no. 1 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21943 10-in. 6/4/1918 One sweetly solemn thought Wilfred Glenn Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-21943 12-in. 6/4/1918 One sweetly solemn thought Wilfred Glenn Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23748 10-in. 2/24/1920 One sweetly solemn thought Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-23748 12-in. 2/24/1920 One sweetly solemn thought Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-23748 12-in. 4/16/1926 One sweetly solemn thought Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33142 10-in. 8/4/1925 One sweetly solemn thought Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-33777 12-in. 11/11/1925 Famous sacred songs, no. 1 Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37440 10-in. 2/15/1927 One sweetly solemn thought Pauline Hilker Yost Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-47818 10-in. 10/9/1928 One sweetly solemn thought Louise Homer ; Marion Talley Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-09785 10-in. 11/4/1937 One sweetly solemn thought Esther McNiff Curtis Symphonet solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1914-02-18-03] Not documented 2/18/1914 One sweetly solemn thought Ruth Oswald Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 1-25 of 46 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ambrose, R. S.," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100291.

Ambrose, R. S.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100291.

"Ambrose, R. S.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

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