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Xaver Scharwenka

Franz Xaver Scharwenka (6 January 1850 – 8 December 1924) was a German pianist, composer and teacher of Bohemian-Polish descent. He was the brother of Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka (1847–1917), who was also a composer and teacher of music.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 6th, 1850 (Szamotuły), Died Berlin

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10036 10-in. 3/9/1911 Polish dance, no. 1 William H. Reitz Xylophone solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-13357 12-in. 5/24/1913 Polnischer national tanz Victor Herbert's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-18902 10-in. 12/15/1916 Polish dance Charles Kellogg Bird imitations, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30957 10-in. 10/2/1924 Polish dance Hans Barth Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-30957 10-in. 5/8/1926 Polish dance Hans Barth Piano solo composer  
Columbia 1006 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 Polish dance no. 1 Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 1006 10-in. ca. 1902 Polish dance no. 1 Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 78747 10-in. 10/20/1919 Polish dance Harry Kaufman ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 30606 12-in. 12/27/1910 Polish dance Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 30608 12-in. 12/27/1910 Liebesträum Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 30609 12-in. 12/27/1910 Valse brillante Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 30610 12-in. 12/27/1910 Fantasie impromptu Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 30611 12-in. 12/27/1910 Spanish serenade, no. 1 Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 36543 12-in. 1/30/1913 Rondo capriccioso Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 36544 12-in. 1/30/1913 Invitation to the dance Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 36545 12-in. 1/30/1913 Frulingstimme Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 36549 12-in. ca. 1913 On the beautiful Blue Danube Xaver Scharwenka Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49639 12-in. 6/17/1919 Polish dance in E flat minor Percy Grainger Piano solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scharwenka, Xaver," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108893.

Scharwenka, Xaver. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108893.

"Scharwenka, Xaver." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108893

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