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Nathaniel Shilkret

Nathaniel Shilkret (December 25, 1889 – February 18, 1982) was an American composer, conductor, clarinetist, pianist, business executive, and music director.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 25th, 1889 (New York City), Died February 18th, 1982 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, director, piano, arranger, composer, organ, clarinet, celeste, session supervisor, songwriter, chimes, bells, lyricist, speaker, traps, pipe organ, whistling

Notes: Victor ledgers, 12/29/1919: Cikanoff and Kalkoff "to be listed as 'Vesely cikani' (translation: The jolly gypsies). Lab note: Mr. N. Schildkret [sic] plays clarinet under name of Josef Kalkoff."

Recordings (Results 5451-5475 of 5480 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E29377 10-in. 2/27/1929 Some sweet day Bob Haring Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E29465 10-in. Mar. 1929 Lady divine Colonial Club Orchestra ; Oliver Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E29812 10-in. May 1929 Some sweet day Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick XCL32146 12-in. Mar. 1930 National Refining Company, program L, pt. 3 Ace Brigode White Rose Gasoline Orchestra Radio transcription disc : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E32441 10-in. Mar. 1930 Down the river of golden dreams Castlewood Marimba Band Marimba band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E32842 10-in. May 1930 Down the river of golden dreams Lew White Organ solo, with steel guitar and marimba composer  
Brunswick E32863 10-in. May 1930 Down the river of golden dreams Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E33229 10-in. 6/24/1930 Down the river of golden dreams Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin songwriter  
Brunswick E20320-E20321 10-in. 10/2/1926 Dance of the toy regiment Joe Green Xylophone solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E20322-E20323 10-in. 10/2/1926 Dancing stars Joe Green Xylophone solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E20364-E20365 10-in. 10/7/1926 Tango Valentino José Moriche Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Edison 8934 10-in. 4/18/1923 Fate (It was fate when I first met you) Criterion Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 10664 10-in. 11/5/1925 Days of hearts and flowers Charles Hart ; Hotel Carlton Terrace Orchestra ; Mike Speciale Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 11079 10-in. 6/30/1926 Dance of the toy regiment Joe Green Xylophone solo, with marimba band composer  
Edison 11813 10-in. 7/22/1927 Fate Murray Kellner Dinner Music Ensemble Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 18479 10-in. 5/8/1928 Moments with you Will Donaldson ; J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 18693 10-in. 8/30/1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time McAlpineers Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio composer  
Edison 18724 10-in. 9/14/1928 Jeannine I dream of lilac time Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 18781 10-in. 10/4/1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time Henrietta Kamern Organ solo composer  
Edison 19101 10-in. 3/14/1929 Blue waters Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 19116 10-in. 3/19/1929 Wipin' the pan Bernie Stevens Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 19134 10-in. 3/29/1929 Lady divine Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 19160 10-in. 4/17/1929 Some sweet day Vaughn De Leath ; Muriel Pollock Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison N-401 12-in. 8/30/1928 Jeannine, I dream of lilac time McAlpineers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Edison N-429 12-in. 9/14/1928 Jeannine I dream of lilac time Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 5451-5475 of 5480 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shilkret, Nathaniel," accessed December 9, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105692.

Shilkret, Nathaniel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 9, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105692.

"Shilkret, Nathaniel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 9 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105692

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