Henry Eichheim

Henry Eichheim (January 3, 1870 – August 22, 1942) was an American composer, conductor, violinist, organologist, and ethnomusicologist. He is best known as one of the first American composers to combine the sound of indigenous Asian instruments with western orchestral colors.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1870, Died 1942

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27909 10-in. 5/1/1923 Chinese rhapsody, part 1 Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra composer  
Victor B-27910 10-in. 5/1/1923 Chinese rhapsody, part 2 Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra composer  
Victor B-27911 10-in. 5/1/1923 Japanese night music Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-47964 12-in. 4/30/1929 Japanese nocturne Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Eichheim, Henry," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105274.

Eichheim, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105274.

"Eichheim, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105274

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