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César Cui

César Antonovich Cui (Russian: Цезарь Антонович Кюи, Tsezar Antonovich Kyui; French: Cesarius Benjaminus Cui; 18 January [O.S. 6 January] 1835 – 13 March 1918) was a Russian composer and music critic, member of the Belyayev circle and The Five — a group of composers combined by the idea of creating a specifically Russian type of music. As an officer of the Imperial Russian Army he rose to the rank of Engineer-General (equivalent to full General), taught fortifications in Russian military academies and wrote a number of monographs on the subject.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 18th, 1835 (Vilnius), Died March 13th, 1918 (Saint Petersburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11222 10-in. 11/10/1911 Cantabile Boris Hambourg Cello solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-11295 10-in. 11/22/1911 Orientale Efrem Zimbalist Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-11745 10-in. 3/18/1912 Berceuse Jacques Hoffmann Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-15898 10-in. 4/15/1915 Orientale Beatrice Harrison Cello solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-18963 10-in. 1/4/1917 Orientale Mischa Elman Violin solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-18963 10-in. 6/6/1928 Orientale, op. 50, no. 9 Mischa Elman Violin solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24143 10-in. 5/27/1920 Orientale, op. 50, no. 9 Hans Kindler Cello solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26377 10-in. 5/23/1922 Oriental fox trot Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-26377 10-in. 8/18/1926 Oriental Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29621 10-in. 3/5/1924 Berceuse Cecilia Hansen Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-31980 12-in. 2/19/1925 Cantabile Pablo Casals Cello solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34461 10-in. 2/12/1926 Letter of love Mischa Elman Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-35041 10-in. 3/10/1926 Orientale Alfred Wallenstein Cello solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-51182 10-in. 4/17/1929 Orientale Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-Test-1021 12-in. 10/3/1930 Hungarian folk song Helen Gahagan Douglas Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1927-01-07-02] 10-in. 1/7/1927 Orientale Oscar Shumsky Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 46370 10-in. 1/31/1916 Orientale Frank Gittelson Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 77981 10-in. 8/1/1918 Orientale Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 78102 10-in. 10/6/1918 Orientale Trio de Lutece Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 78138 10-in. 10/22/1918 Orientale Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81573 10-in. 2/18/1924 Berceuse Pablo Casals Cello solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 49272 12-in. 11/14/1917 Orientale Eddy Brown ; L. T. Greenberg Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 49445 12-in. 6/15/1918 Orientale Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W144854 10-in. 10/13/1927 Orientale Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W146919 10-in. 8/29/1928 Orientale Emanuel Bay ; Efrem Zimbalist Violin solo, with piano composer  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cui, César," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102850.

Cui, César. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102850.

"Cui, César." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102850

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