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Charles Wakefield Cadman

Charles Wakefield Cadman (December 24, 1881 – December 30, 1946) was an American composer. For 40 years he worked closely with Nelle Richmond Eberhart, who wrote most of the texts to his songs, including Four American Indian Songs, as well as the librettos for his five operas, two of which were based on Indian themes. He composed in a wide variety of genres.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 24th, 1881 (Johnstown), Died December 30th, 1946 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1947

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 167 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10182 10-in. 4/13/1911 From the land of the sky-blue water Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10187 10-in. 4/14/1911 From the land of the sky-blue water Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10228 10-in. 4/25/1911 The white dawn is stealing Janet Spencer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10229 10-in. 4/25/1911 The moon drops low Janet Spencer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-12183 12-in. 7/15/1912 Far off I hear a lover's flute Agnes Kimball Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12457 10-in. 10/3/1912 From the land of the sky-blue water Florence Hinkle Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12704 10-in. 12/11/1912 At dawning John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12834 10-in. 1/23/1913 Far off I hear a lover's flute Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13218 10-in. 5/1/1913 I hear a thrush at eve John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13232 10-in. 5/2/1913 From the land of the sky-blue water John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13489 10-in. 6/25/1913 A moonlight song Daniel Beddoe Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15965 10-in. 4/28/1915 The moon drops low Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15966 10-in. 4/28/1915 From the land of the sky-blue water Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-16948 10-in. 12/29/1915 The heart of her Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-17810 10-in. 6/7/1916 From the land of the sky-blue water Hans Kindler Cello solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-18773 10-in. 12/6/1916 From the land of the sky-blue water Hans Kindler Cello solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20023 10-in. 6/7/1917 Little firefly Maud Powell Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-20613 10-in. 8/10/1917 O moon upon the water Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20681 10-in. 9/19/1917 At dawning (I love you) Alma Gluck ; Paul Reimers Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with celeste, harp, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-21928 10-in. 5/21/1918 At dawning Victor Herbert's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-22653 10-in. 3/24/1919 Paradox Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with piano and orchestra composer  
Victor B-24181 10-in. 6/25/1920 The doe-skin blanket Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with flute and piano composer  
Victor B-24908 10-in. 1/24/1921 Spring song of the robin woman Sophie Braslau Contralto vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-25313 10-in. 5/20/1921 At dawning (I love you) Margaret McKee Whistling solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25933 10-in. 1/5/1922 Her shadow Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 167 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cadman, Charles Wakefield," accessed September 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103422.

Cadman, Charles Wakefield. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103422.

"Cadman, Charles Wakefield." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.

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