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Dorothy Maynor

Dorothy Maynor (September 3, 1910 – February 19, 1996) was an American soprano, concert singer, and the founder of the Harlem School of the Arts.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 3, 1910 (Norfolk), Died February 19, 1996 (West Chester)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Notes: Dorothy Maynor's birth name was Dorothy Leigh Mainor. She was married to Reverend Shelby Rooks. https://www.harlemworldmagazine.com/harlems-dorothy-maynor-harlem-school-of-the-arts-founder-and-a-woman-of-many-firsts/

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 51 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-042994 12-in. 10/20/1939 Ave Maria Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-042995 12-in. 10/20/1939 Gretchen am Spinnrade Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-042996 10-in. 10/20/1939 Du bist wie eine Blume Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-042997 10-in. 10/20/1939 Liebeslied Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-043336 10-in. 11/2/1939 Zueignung Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-043337 10-in. 11/2/1939 Zur ruh, zur ruhe Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-043338 10-in. 11/2/1939 Die Almacht Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-043339 10-in. 11/2/1939 Du bist die Ruh Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-043570 12-in. 11/6/1939 Oh, sleep! why dost thou leave me Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Serge Koussevitzky ; Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-043571 12-in. 11/6/1939 Pamina's aria ("Ach, ich fuhl's") Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Serge Koussevitzky ; Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-047129 12-in. 3/20/1940 Micaela's aria Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-047130 12-in. 3/20/1940 Depuis le jour Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056155 12-in. 9/20/1940 The last spring Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056156 12-in. 9/20/1940 I'm Herbst Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056477 12-in. 10/11/1940 Adelaide, part 1 Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056478 12-in. 10/11/1940 Adelaide, part 2 Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056575 12-in. 10/20/1940 Chorale : Now let every tongue adore thee Dorothy Maynor ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056576 12-in. 10/20/1940 Dèpuis le jour..... Dorothy Maynor ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056577 12-in. 10/20/1940 Recitative and air de Lia Dorothy Maynor ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-061450 10-in. 11/4/1941 Test record for Mr. O'Connell no. 3 Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal chorus, unaccompanied vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068148 10-in. 11/4/1941 Test record for Mr. O'Connell no. 1 Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal chorus, unaccompanied vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068149 10-in. 11/4/1941 Test record for Mr. O'Connell no. 2 Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal chorus, unaccompanied vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068314 10-in. 11/14/1941 Steal away to Jesus (Hymn of deliverance) Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with unaccompanied male chorus vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068315 10-in. 11/14/1941 I couldn't hear nobody pray Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with unaccompanied male chorus vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068316 10-in. 11/14/1941 I'm a-going to travel (Hymn of tribulation) Dorothy Maynor Soprano vocal solo, with unaccompanied male chorus vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 51 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Maynor, Dorothy," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106320.

Maynor, Dorothy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106320.

"Maynor, Dorothy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106320

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