Walter B. Rogers

Walter Bowman Rogers (October 14, 1865 – December 24, 1939) was an American cornet player, concert band and orchestral conductor and composer, who was responsible for most of the orchestral arrangements on recordings made for the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1904 and 1916.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 14, 1865 (Delphi), Died December 24, 1939

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, arranger, cornet, composer, trombone, piano, chimes

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 2261 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]837 7-in. 5/31/1901 Answer Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet, unaccompanied instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1202 7-in. 1/8/1902 Minnehaha waltz Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1202 10-in. 1/8/1902 Minnehaha waltz Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band composer, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1428 12-in. 6/19/1902 Love's enchantment Sousa's Band Band, with trombone duet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1428 10-in. 6/17/1902 Love's enchantment Sousa's Band Band, with trombone duet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1428 7-in. 6/19/1902 Love's enchantment Sousa's Band Band, with trombone duet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1429 12-in. 6/17/1902 The volunteer polka Sousa's Band Band, with cornet and trombone duet composer, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1429 10-in. 6/17/1902 The volunteer polka Sousa's Band Band, with cornet and trombone duet composer, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1429 7-in. 6/17/1902 The volunteer polka Sousa's Band Band, with cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1435 12-in. 6/19/1902 A little boy in blue Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1435 10-in. 6/24/1902 A little boy in blue Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1435 7-in. 6/19/1902 A little boy in blue Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1521 10-in. 8/1/1902 Nearer, my God, to Thee Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1521 7-in. 8/1/1902 Nearer, my God, to Thee Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1522 10-in. 8/1/1902 Cheerfulness Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1522 7-in. 8/1/1902 Cheerfulness Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1545 7-in. 8/8/1902 Absence makes the heart grow fonder Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1545 10-in. 8/8/1902 Absence makes the heart grow fonder Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1546 7-in. 8/8/1902 Old black Joe Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1546 10-in. 8/8/1902 Old black Joe Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo arranger, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1547 10-in. 8/11/1902 The two brassmen Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1547 7-in. 8/11/1902 The two brassmen Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1548 10-in. 8/11/1902 A song of home Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1548 7-in. 8/11/1902 A song of home Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1549 7-in. 8/11/1902 Bonnie sweet Bessie Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
(Results 26-50 of 2261 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rogers, Walter B.," accessed January 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

Rogers, Walter B.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

"Rogers, Walter B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 January 2022.

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