Roy Harris

Roy Ellsworth Harris (February 12, 1898 – October 1, 1979) was an American composer. He wrote music on American subjects, and is best known for his Symphony No. 3.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 12th, 1898 (Lincoln County), Died October 1st, 1979 (Santa Monica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, choral director, session supervisor, director, vocalist, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-59780 12-in. 5/8/1930 Piano sonata Harry Cumpson Piano solo composer  
Victor CVE-59781 12-in. 5/8/1930 Piano sonata Harry Cumpson Piano solo composer  
Victor CVE-59782 12-in. 5/8/1930 Piano sonata Harry Cumpson Piano solo composer  
Victor CS-82524 12-in. 5/16/1934 Three variations on a theme Roth Quartet String quartet composer  
Victor CS-82525 12-in. 5/16/1934 Three variations on a theme Roth Quartet String quartet composer  
Victor CS-82535 12-in. 5/18/1934 Three variations on a theme Roth Quartet String quartet composer  
Victor CS-82536 12-in. 5/18/1934 Three variations on a theme Roth Quartet String quartet composer  
Victor CS-83200 12-in. 5/14/1934 Three variations on a theme Roth Quartet String quartet composer  
Victor CS-83201 12-in. 5/14/1934 Three variations on a theme Roth Quartet String quartet composer  
Victor CVE-87567 12-in. 1/12/1935 When Johnny comes marching home Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra composer, session supervisor  
Victor CVE-87568 12-in. 1/12/1935 When Johnny comes marching home Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra composer, session supervisor  
Victor BS-98109 10-in. 11/12/1935 Prelude (Ballad) 1935 André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin and piano duet composer  
Victor BS-98110 10-in. 11/12/1935 Prelude (Ballad) 1935 André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin and piano duet composer  
Victor CS-98111 12-in. 11/12/1935 Prelude (Ballad) 1935 André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin and piano duet composer  
Victor CS-98112 12-in. 11/12/1935 Prelude (Ballad) 1935 André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin and piano duet composer  
Victor CS-98689 12-in. 1/28/1936 Poem André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin and piano duet composer  
Victor CS-98690 12-in. 1/28/1936 Poem André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin and piano duet composer  
Victor BS-010300 10-in. 5/20/1937 Motet for double choir Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied choral director  
Victor BS-010301 10-in. 5/20/1937 Motet for double choir Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied choral director  
Victor CS-010302 12-in. 5/20/1937 Symphony for voices on poems of Walt Whitman Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer, choral director  
Victor CS-010303 12-in. 5/20/1937 Symphony for voices on poems of Walt Whitman Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer, choral director  
Victor CS-010304 12-in. 5/20/1937 Symphony for voices on poems of Walt Whitman Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer, choral director  
Victor CS-010305 12-in. 5/20/1937 Symphony for voices on poems of Walt Whitman Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer, choral director  
Victor CS-010306 12-in. 5/20/1937 Motet for double choir Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied choral director  
Victor CS-010307 12-in. 5/20/1937 Motet for double choir Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied choral director  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harris, Roy," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102946.

Harris, Roy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102946.

"Harris, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

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