Roger Quilter

Roger Cuthbert Quilter (1 November 1877 – 21 September 1953) was a British composer, known particularly for his art songs. His songs, which number over a hundred, often set music to text by William Shakespeare and are a mainstay of the English art song tradition.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 1, 1877 (Hove), Died September 21, 1953 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger, piano, director

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-34134 12-in. 12/9/1925 Giannina mia Elva Kalb Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-78965 10-in. 2/2/1934 Drink to me only with thine eyes André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin and piano duet arranger  
Victor BS-87050 10-in. 12/20/1934 Four dances Bruno Reibold ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-87051 10-in. 12/20/1934 Four dances Bruno Reibold ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 39415 10-in. 5/25/1914 Now sleeps the crimson petal Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W150188 10-in. 4/8/1930 Now sleeps the crimson petal Louis Graveure ; S. Schlüssel Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W98185 12-in. 9/14/1925 Cupid Kasschau Solo Choir Mixed vocal octet, unaccompanied composer  
Columbia 6847 12-in. approximately May 1916 Blow, blow, thou winter wind Gervase Elwes Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 6848 12-in. approximately 1916 Fill a glass with golden wine Gervase Elwes Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 6850 12-in. approximately May 1916 Now sleeps the crimson petal Gervase Elwes Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 6852 12-in. approximately 1916 The cuckoo song Gervase Elwes Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 75243 12-in. 12/20/1922 Children's overture, part 1 Alick Maclean ; New Queen's Hall Light Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 75244 12-in. 12/20/1922 Children's overture, part 2 Alick Maclean ; New Queen's Hall Light Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 75245 12-in. 12/20/1922 Children's overture, part 3 Alick Maclean ; New Queen's Hall Light Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 75246 12-in. 12/20/1922 Rosamund and fairy frolic Alick Maclean ; New Queen's Hall Light Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 75329 12-in. approximately 1916 O mistress mine Gervase Elwes Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 76533 12-in. approximately 1919 Dream valley Hubert Eisdell Male vocal solo, with string quartet and piano composer  
Edison 6951 10-in. 10/1/1919 Drink to me only with thine eyes André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin solo, with piano arranger  
Edison 7005 10-in. 11/3/1919 Valse bluette André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone Bb11346 10-in. 9/2/1927 Now sleeps the crimson petal John McCormack ; Edwin Schneider Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone Bb13690 10-in. 9/21/1928 Children's overture, part 1 New Light Symphony Orchestra ; Malcolm Sargent Orchestra composer  
Gramophone Bb13691 10-in. 10/15/1928 Children's overture, part 2 New Light Symphony Orchestra ; Malcolm Sargent Orchestra composer  
Gramophone Bb13692 10-in. 9/21/1928 Children's overture, part 3 New Light Symphony Orchestra ; Malcolm Sargent Orchestra composer  
Gramophone Bb13693 10-in. 9/21/1928 Children's overture, part 4 New Light Symphony Orchestra ; Malcolm Sargent Orchestra composer  
Gramophone Bb14285 10-in. 8/28/1928 Heav'n, heav'n! Marian Anderson ; Lawrence Brown Contralto vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Columbia (U.K.) WA2726 10-in. between November 1925 and January 1926 O mistress mine Frank Mullings Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia (U.K.) WA2727 10-in. between November 1925 and January 1926 Blow, blow, thou winter wind Frank Mullings Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CA14797 10-in. between July and November 1934 Come away, death Mark Raphael Male vocal solo, with piano, violin, viola, and cello composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CA14798 10-in. between July and November 1934 It was a lover and his lass Roger Quilter ; Mark Raphael Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CA14799 10-in. between July and November 1934 Fear no more the heat o' the sun Roger Quilter ; Mark Raphael Baritone vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CA14800 10-in. between July and November 1934 Take, o take those lips away Roger Quilter ; Mark Raphael Baritone vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Quilter, Roger," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103041.

Quilter, Roger. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103041.

"Quilter, Roger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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