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F. Melius Christiansen

Fredrik Melius Christiansen (April 1, 1871 – June 1, 1955) was a Norwegian-born violinist and choral conductor in the Lutheran choral tradition.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1871 (Eidsvoll), Died 1955 (Northfield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: choral director, arranger, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20227 10-in. 7/17/1917 Vuggesang om Julekvelden Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21536 10-in. 2/20/1918 Kun et jkridt Mildred R. Bruns Female vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor B-23949 10-in. 4/21/1920 A mighty fortress St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director, arranger  
Victor B-23950 10-in. 4/21/1920 Beautiful saviour St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus arranger, choral director  
Victor CVE-23950 12-in. 2/10/1927 Beautiful saviour St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus, with female vocal solo choral director, arranger  
Victor B-23951 10-in. 4/21/1920 Hosanna St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director, composer  
Victor B-23952 10-in. 4/21/1920 Ave maris stella St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director  
Victor B-23955 10-in. 4/24/1920 Day-spring of eternity St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director, arranger  
Victor B-25961 10-in. 1/18/1922 O sacred head now wounded St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus arranger, choral director  
Victor BVE-25961 10-in. 2/11/1927 O sacred head now wounded St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director, arranger  
Victor B-25968 10-in. 1/18/1922 Praise to the Lord St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus arranger, choral director  
Victor BVE-25968 10-in. 2/10/1927 Praise to the Lord St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director, arranger  
Victor BVE-33866 10-in. 11/11/1925 Praise to the Lord Dayton Westminster Choir Vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Victor BVE-37807 10-in. 2/10/1927 Deck thyself my soul with gladness St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus composer, choral director  
Victor CVE-37808 12-in. 2/10/1927 From Heaven above St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Chorus, with female vocal solo choral director, composer  
Victor BVE-37809 10-in. 2/10/1927 Auf dem Berge St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director  
Victor BVE-37810 10-in. 2/11/1927 Heiligste Nacht St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director  
Victor BVE-37811 10-in. 2/11/1927 Guds søn har gjort mig fri St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus choral director  
Victor BS-021661 10-in. 3/30/1938 Komm, süsser Tod Augustana College Choir ; Henry Veld Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied arranger  
OKeh S-7738 10-in. Jan. 1921 Beautiful Saviour Jane Neilson ; Shannon Four Male vocal quartet and female vocal solo arranger  
Edison 7379 10-in. 6/2/1920 Vuggesang om Julekvælden Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Christiansen, F. Melius," accessed September 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104152.

Christiansen, F. Melius. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104152.

"Christiansen, F. Melius." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104152

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