Edward Alexander MacDowell (December 18, 1860 – January 23, 1908) was an American composer and pianist of the late Romantic period. He was best known for his second piano concerto and his piano suites Woodland Sketches, Sea Pieces and New England Idylls. Woodland Sketches includes his most popular short piece, "To a Wild Rose". In 1904 he was one of the first seven Americans honored by membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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Birth and Death Data: Born December 18, 1860 (New York City), Died January 23, 1908 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, arranger
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 166 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-15||10-in.||5/17/1903||Thy beaming eyes||Zélie De Lussan||Soprano vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||A-179||7-in.||7/1/1903||Thy beaming eyes||George Alexander||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-179||10-in.||7/1/1903||Thy beaming eyes||George Alexander||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||C-4150||12-in.||12/14/1906||Etude de concert||Frank La Forge||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||B-6077||10-in.||4/1/1908||Thy beaming eyes||Florence Fiske||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-8716||10-in.||3/14/1910||War song||Mendelssohn Glee Club||Male vocal chorus||composer|
|Victor||B-9459||10-in.||9/16/1910||Long ago, sweetheart mine||Albert G. Janpolski||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-10586||10-in.||6/23/1911||At an old trysting place||Victor Herbert's Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-10667||10-in.||6/30/1911||To the sea||Charles Gilbert Spross||Piano solo||composer|
|Victor||B-10832||10-in.||7/25/1911||The robin sings in the apple-tree||John Barnes Wells||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||B-10988||10-in.||9/19/1911||Thy beaming eyes||Emilio de Gogorza||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-11296||10-in.||11/22/1911||Long ago||Efrem Zimbalist||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-11360||10-in.||12/13/1911||From an Indian lodge||Sousa's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-11602||10-in.||2/19/1912||Long ago||Alma Gluck||Soprano vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-11754||10-in.||3/21/1912||To a wild rose||Jacques Hoffmann||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-12102||10-in.||6/10/1912||Long ago||Alma Gluck||Soprano vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-12383||10-in.||9/18/1912||Thy beaming eyes||Alan Turner||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-13821||10-in.||9/17/1913||The robin sings in the apple tree||Ernestine Schumann-Heink||Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-14483||10-in.||2/19/1914||Fairy dance||Victor Orchestra||Orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||B-15227||10-in.||9/28/1914||Thy beaming eyes||Sophie Braslau||Contralto vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-15440||10-in.||11/30/1914||To a wild rose||Felix Arndt||Celeste solo||composer|
|Victor||B-15634||10-in.||1/27/1915||At an old trysting place||Felix Arndt||Celeste solo||composer|
|Victor||B-15882||10-in.||4/13/1915||Nautilus : A fairy sail and a fairy boat||May Mukle||Cello solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||C-17606||12-in.||5/3/1916||My Jean||Mrs. E. L. McColm||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-18159||10-in.||7/13/1926||To a wild rose||Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble)||Instrumental trio||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacDowell, Edward," accessed March 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102112.
MacDowell, Edward. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102112.
"MacDowell, Edward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 March 2023.
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