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Edward MacDowell

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.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 18th, 1860 (New York City), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 156 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 composer, lyricist  
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 B-18159 10-in. 7/27/1916 To a wild rose Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio composer  
(Results 1-25 of 156 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacDowell, Edward," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102112.

MacDowell, Edward. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102112.

"MacDowell, Edward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

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