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Herbert L. Clarke

Herbert Lincoln Clarke (September 12, 1867 – January 30, 1945) was an American cornetist, feature soloist, bandmaster, and composer. He is considered the most prominent cornetist of his time.

Clarke's legacy includes composing a portion of the standard repertoire for the instrument, many recordings, as well as a seminal school of playing which emphasized not only technical aptitude, but also increased warmth and lyricism of tone. He also produced several method books that are still used by brass students, for example the Clarke Studies.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 12, 1867 (Woburn), Died January 30, 1945 (Long Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, leader, cornet, composer, arranger, baritone vocal

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 551 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]499 7-in. 11/9/1900 Hearts and flowers Herbert L. Clarke Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]500 7-in. 11/9/1900 Love's old sweet song Herbert L. Clarke Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]501 7-in. 11/9/1900 The Holy City Herbert L. Clarke Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]836 7-in. 5/28/1901 Duet from The mascotte Herbert L. Clarke ; Arthur Pryor Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1172 7-in. 12/31/1901 Hearts and flowers Herbert L. Clarke ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1172 10-in. 12/31/1901 Hearts and flowers Herbert L. Clarke ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1172 12-in. 6/19/1902 Hearts and flowers Herbert L. Clarke ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1197 7-in. 1/7/1902 Plantation songs Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1197 10-in. 1/7/1902 Plantation songs Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1440 7-in. 6/20/1902 Largo Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1440 10-in. 6/20/1902 Handels largo Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1440 12-in. 6/20/1902 Largo Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1555 7-in. 8/14/1902 Coon smiles Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1555 10-in. 8/14/1902 Coon smiles Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1732 7-in. 11/10/1902 New England's finest Clarke's Band of Providence Band composer, leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1732 10-in. 11/10/1902 New England's finest Clarke's Band of Providence Band composer, leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1733 7-in. 11/10/1902 Cavalleria rusticana : Intermezzo Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1733 10-in. 11/10/1902 Cavalleria rusticana : Intermezzo Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1734 7-in. 11/10/1902 Hot stuff Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1734 10-in. 11/10/1902 Hot stuff Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1735 7-in. 11/10/1902 Selections from King Dodo Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1735 10-in. 11/10/1902 Selections from King Dodo Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1736 7-in. 11/10/1902 My Thomas cat Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1736 10-in. 11/10/1902 My Thomas cat Clarke's Band of Providence Band leader  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1737 7-in. 11/11/1902 My Sulu Lulu Loo American Band of Providence Band leader  
(Results 26-50 of 551 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Clarke, Herbert L.," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102493.

Clarke, Herbert L.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102493.

"Clarke, Herbert L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102493

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