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Samuel Arnold

Samuel Arnold (10 August 1740 – 22 October 1802) was an English composer and organist.

Arnold was born in London (his mother is said to have been Princess Amelia; his father was Thomas Arnold. He began writing music for the theatre in about 1764. A few years later he became director of music at the Marylebone Gardens, for which much of his popular music was written. In 1777 he went to work for George Colman the Elder at the Little Theatre, Haymarket. In 1783 he became organist at the Chapel Royal, and in 1793 he became organist at Westminster Abbey, where he was eventually buried.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 10th, 1740 (London), Died October 22nd, 1802 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-1265 10-in. 6/15/1926 The star spangled banner Arthur Pryor's Band Band arranger  
Victor E-1265 8-in. 3/27/1906 The star spangled banner Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor A-1265 7-in. 4/26/1904 The star spangled banner Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-1265 10-in. 4/26/1904 The star spangled banner Arthur Pryor's Band Band arranger  
Victor B-1808 10-in. 10/18/1904 The star spangled banner Garde Républicaine Band Band composer  
Victor B-1907 10-in. 11/7/1904 The star spangled banner Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-1907 8-in. 2/13/1906 The star spangled banner Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-1907 12-in. 11/7/1904 The star spangled banner Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-4833 12-in. 9/24/1907 The star spangled banner Ellen Beach Yaw Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8272 10-in. 5/25/1916 Star spangled banner Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20332 10-in. 7/10/1917 The star spangled banner Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-21944 12-in. 6/4/1918 The star spangled banner Wilfred Glenn Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22193 10-in. 8/5/1918 Star spangled banner František A. Pangrác Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-24753 10-in. 12/24/1920 Star spangled banner Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-023914 10-in. 6/27/1938 The star spangled banner Boston Pops Orchestra ; Arthur Fiedler Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-035320 10-in. 3/21/1939 The star spangled banner Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra composer  
Victor BS-048770 10-in. 4/11/1940 The star spangled banner Emile Coté ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with organ composer  
Columbia 46670 10-in. 3/30/1916 Flow thou regal purple stream Louis Graveure Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia W148740 10-in. 6/20/1929 The star spangled banner Columbia Band Band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Columbia W149471 10-in. 11/6/1929 Flow thou regal purple stream Alexander J. Kisselburgh Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Edison 3083 10-in. 6/5/1914 The star spangled banner Thomas Chalmers Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5578 10-in. 5/22/1917 The star spangled banner Anna Case Soprano vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arnold, Samuel," accessed June 12, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103327.

Arnold, Samuel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 12, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103327.

"Arnold, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 12 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103327

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