Sir Arthur Somervell (5 June 1863 – 2 May 1937) was an English composer and art song writer. After Hubert Parry, he was one of the most successful and influential writers of art song in the English music renaissance of the 1890s–1900s. One of his best-known works is his English-language adaptation of a Handel aria, "Silent Worship".
Birth and Death Data: Born June 5, 1863 (Windermere), Died May 2, 1937 (Greater London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1937
Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-12782||10-in.||1/9/1913||Little Mary Cassidy||Reinald Werrenrath||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||arranger|
|Victor||B-20491||10-in.||8/3/1917||Shepherd's cradle song||Paul Reimers||Male vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra||arranger|
|Victor||B-29578||10-in.||3/5/1924||Men of Harlech||Mendelssohn Chorus||Mixed vocal chorus||arranger|
|Victor||BRC-71225||10-in.||1/13/1932||All through the night||Jesse Crawford ; Richard Crooks||Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ||arranger|
|Victor||CS-74704||12-in.||12/16/1932||A kingdom by the sea||Lawrence Tibbett||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||30770||12-in.||5/19/1911||All through the night||David Scull Bispham||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||arranger|
|Columbia||6361||12-in.||approximately 1913||All through the night||Dalton Baker||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||arranger|
|Columbia||6731||12-in.||approximately 1916||Shepherd's cradle song||Edgar Coyle||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||0EA4552||10-in.||Jan. 1937||Little Mary Cassidy||Robert Irwin ; Reginald Paul||Male vocal solo, with piano||arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Somervell, Arthur," accessed May 20, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103233.
Somervell, Arthur. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 20, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103233.
"Somervell, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 20 May 2022.
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