Arthur Middleton

Arthur Middleton (Logan, Iowa, November 28, 1880 – Chicago, Illinois, February 16, 1929) was an American operatic and concert bass-baritone. Father was Wiley Middleton and mother was Julia Lockling Middleton.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 28th, 1880, Died February 16th, 1929

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1914-03-06-05] Not documented 3/6/1914 Finland love song Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-09-27-02] 10-in. 9/27/1923 On the road to Mandalay Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-12-11-02] 12-in. 12/11/1923 On the road to Mandalay Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3665 10-in. 3/26/1915 Pro peccatis Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3666 10-in. 3/26/1915 Two grenadiers Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3669 10-in. 3/29/1915 Bedouin love song Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3723 10-in. 4/21/1915 Why do the nations Arthur Middleton Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3733 10-in. 4/27/1915 Hosanna! Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3746 10-in. 5/4/1915 The two grenadiers Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3763 10-in. 5/7/1915 O du mein holder Abendstern Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3841 10-in. 6/2/1915 Rigoletto : Quartet Karl Jörn ; Margaret Keyes ; Arthur Middleton ; Alice Verlet Vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3909 10-in. 6/25/1915 Largo al factotum Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3939 10-in. 7/6/1915 Pronta io son Arthur Middleton ; Anita Rio Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 3960 10-in. 7/13/1915 Barbara Frietchie Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4094 10-in. 9/7/1915 Drink to me only with thine eyes Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4149 10-in. 9/27/1915 The two grenadiers Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4209 10-in. 10/20/1915 I am a roamer bold Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4250 10-in. 11/4/1915 The bandolero Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4259 10-in. 11/9/1915 Air du tambour major Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4435 10-in. 1/20/1916 Why do the nations Arthur Middleton Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4438 10-in. 1/21/1916 The trumpet shall sound Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4473 10-in. 2/4/1916 Deh, vieni alla finestra Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4560 10-in. 3/6/1916 Solenne in quest'ora Karl Jörn ; Arthur Middleton Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4563 10-in. 3/7/1916 Praise ye Karl Jörn ; Arthur Middleton ; Marie Rappold Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4593 10-in. 3/17/1916 Solo, profugo Friedrich von Flotow ; Karl Jörn ; Arthur Middleton Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4737 10-in. 5/19/1916 Danny Deever Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4770 10-in. 6/6/1916 Father O'Flynn Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4783 10-in. 6/12/1916 Te souvient-il Arthur Middleton ; Alice Verlet Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4789 10-in. 6/14/1916 Se tradirmi tu potrai Arthur Middleton ; Alice Verlet Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 4830 10-in. 6/28/1916 Rolling in foaming billows Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5176 10-in. 11/27/1916 Gloria Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5177 10-in. 11/27/1916 O Mimí, tu più Guido Ciccolini ; Arthur Middleton Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5191 10-in. 12/4/1916 Es hat nicht sollen sein Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5204 10-in. 12/8/1916 Young Tom O'Devon Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5224 10-in. 12/20/1916 Sextet : Chi mi frena Enrico Baroni ; Thomas Chalmers ; Margarete Matzenauer ; Arthur Middleton ; Marie Rappold ; Giovanni Zenatello Vocal sextet (soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5332 10-in. 1/31/1917 Del tempio al limitar Guido Ciccolini ; Arthur Middleton Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5490 10-in. 4/5/1917 Madamina! Il catalogo Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5494 10-in. 4/9/1917 America Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5500 10-in. 4/11/1917 Madamina! Il catalogo Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5604 10-in. 6/6/1917 It's up to a man Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5629 10-in. 6/18/1917 Bella figlia dell' amore Merle Alcock ; Guido Ciccolini ; Arthur Middleton ; Alice Verlet Mixed vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5637 10-in. 6/21/1917 Old Jim's Christmas hymn Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5787 10-in. 9/14/1917 Sextet : Chi mi frena Enrico Baroni ; Thomas Chalmers ; Margarete Matzenauer ; Arthur Middleton ; Marie Rappold ; Giovanni Zenatello Vocal sextet (soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5882 10-in. 11/14/1917 Three fishers Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5886 10-in. 11/16/1917 The Gypsy trail Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5891 10-in. 11/21/1917 Life's railway to heaven Edward Allen ; Charles Hart Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5902 10-in. 11/27/1917 Somewhere in France is the lily Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5908 10-in. 12/5/1917 My mother's Bible Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo and male vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5914 10-in. 12/7/1917 Awake, dearest one Edward Allen ; George Wilton Ballard Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5980 10-in. between 1/23/1918 and 1/24/1918 It's a mighty good world after all Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5988 10-in. between 1/30/1918 and 1/31/1918 Simon the cellarer Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5991 10-in. between 1/30/1918 and 1/31/1918 The garden of your heart Arthur Middleton ; Betsy Lane Shepherd Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 5993 10-in. between 2/1/1918 and 2/5/1918 I'll come back to you when it's all over Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6165 10-in. May 1918 Just as I am Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6235 10-in. between 6/17/1918 and 6/20/1918 Hearts of the world Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6239 10-in. between 6/17/1918 and 6/20/1918 Freedom for all forever Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6253 10-in. between 7/1/1918 and 7/5/1918 Suoni la tromba e intrepido Arthur Middleton ; Taurino Parvis Vocal duet (baritone and bass), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6411 10-in. between 10/10/1918 and 10/23/1918 Tim Rooney's at the fightin'! Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6418 10-in. between 10/10/1918 and 10/23/1918 The Americans come! Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6455 10-in. 11/12/1918 When you look in the heart of a rose Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6462 10-in. between 11/12/1918 and 11/27/1918 Evening brings rest and you Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6662 10-in. 3/11/1919 Wishing that dreams would come true Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6813 10-in. 6/2/1919 Tell me the old, old story Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6819 10-in. 6/5/1919 Today, tomorrow and forever Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6833 10-in. 6/16/1919 How fair art thou Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6840 10-in. 6/19/1919 The chase Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6842 10-in. 6/23/1919 Come to me Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6845 10-in. 6/24/1919 My heart is with the loving ones at home Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6856 10-in. 7/2/1919 Prologue Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6864 10-in. 7/9/1919 They all love Jack Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6870 10-in. 7/14/1919 He giveth His beloved sleep Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6880 10-in. 7/18/1919 On Miami shore Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6902 10-in. 8/6/1919 The warrior's song Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 6903 10-in. 8/5/1919 Oh! What a pal was Mary Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7098 10-in. 1/8/1920 Red rose Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7106 10-in. 1/9/1920 Voice of the mountain land Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7112 10-in. 1/15/1920 Hidden springs Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7426 10-in. 6/25/1920 Hear me! Ye winds and waves! Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7503 10-in. 8/31/1920 Pale moon (An Indian love song) Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7504 10-in. 8/31/1920 Thy troubadour Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7508 10-in. 9/1/1920 When I looked in your wonderful eyes Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7509 10-in. 9/1/1920 Last night (When I dreamed you had gone) Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7516 10-in. 9/8/1920 The two beggars Arthur Middleton ; Reed Miller Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7518 10-in. 9/9/1920 Give a man a horse he can ride Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7521 10-in. 9/13/1920 Lass o' mine Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7525 10-in. 9/15/1920 O God, have mercy Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7530 10-in. 9/16/1920 Dreams of long ago Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7573 10-in. 10/11/1920 Sorgete e in si bel giorno Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 7574 10-in. 10/11/1920 Duce di tanti eroi Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8078 10-in. 6/17/1921 Quartet (Bella figlia dell 'amore) Max Bloch ; Odette Le Fontenay ; Arthur Middleton ; Elizabeth Spencer Vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8094 10-in. 6/24/1921 Chi mi frena Mixed Vocal Sextet [Edison] Mixed vocal sextet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8103 10-in. 6/29/1921 Within this sacred dwelling Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8110 10-in. 7/1/1921 Duo de l'oasis Arthur Middleton ; Alice Verlet Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8114 10-in. 7/5/1921 The world is waiting for the sunrise Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8117 10-in. 7/6/1921 The clang of the forge Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8123 10-in. 7/11/1921 Lebewohl Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8124 10-in. 7/11/1921 Treue Liebe Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8137 10-in. 7/20/1921 Muß i denn, muß i denn zum Städtele hinaus (old folk song) Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8138 10-in. 7/20/1921 Das zerbrochene Ringlein Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8247 10-in. 10/10/1921 The lane to Ballybree Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8251 10-in. 10/13/1921 Racconto di Ferrando Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8253 10-in. 10/14/1921 There's only one pal after all Edward Allen Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8259 10-in. 10/19/1921 Freut euch des Lebens Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8260 10-in. 10/19/1921 Jägerlied Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8267 10-in. 10/24/1921 Erlkönig Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8269 10-in. 10/26/1921 From the depths Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8270 10-in. 10/26/1921 Der Jäger Abschied Eduard Mittelstadt Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8271 10-in. 10/28/1921 Sacrament Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8492 10-in. 6/14/1922 Im kühlen Keller sitz' ich hier Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8511 10-in. 6/28/1922 Rosestock, Holderblüt Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8512 10-in. 6/28/1922 Hans und Liesel Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8895 10-in. 3/29/1923 The mighty deep Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 8896 10-in. 3/29/1923 Queen of the earth Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9019 10-in. 6/11/1923 The ringers Charles Albert Baker ; Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9028 10-in. 6/13/1923 Long ago in Alcalá Charles Albert Baker ; Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9029 10-in. 6/13/1923 Down deep within the cellar Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9166 10-in. 9/19/1923 On a mountain trail in old Virginia Edward Allen Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9188 10-in. 10/3/1923 Drake goes west Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9337 10-in. 1/18/1924 Bachelor Joe Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9364 10-in. 2/4/1924 The sands o' Dee Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9540 10-in. 5/29/1924 Rolling down to Rio Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9541 10-in. 5/29/1924 The pretty creature Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9720 10-in. 9/19/1924 Morning Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo and mixed vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9891 10-in. 12/4/1924 Dear heart of mine Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 9892 10-in. 12/5/1924 Bummel-Petrus Manhattan Quartet ; Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 10830 10-in. 2/15/1926 Hold the fort Edward Allen Tenor vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 10831 10-in. 2/15/1926 Pull for the shore Edward Allen Tenor vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 10905 10-in. 4/2/1926 Rounded up in glory Edward Allen Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 11247 10-in. 10/14/1926 Der gute Kamerad Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 11248 10-in. 10/14/1926 Treue Liebe Eduard Mittelstadt Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 11332 10-in. 11/24/1926 Trail of dreams Edward Allen Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 11433 10-in. 1/13/1927 Captain Mac! Arthur Middleton Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 11742 10-in. 6/16/1927 Out on the deep Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Edison 11743 10-in. 6/16/1927 Schier dreiszig Jahre bist du alt Eduard Mittelstadt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Middleton, Arthur," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101070.

Middleton, Arthur. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101070.

"Middleton, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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