Alexander Smallens

Alexander Smallens (January 1, 1889 – November 24, 1972) was a Russian-born American conductor and music director.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1889 (Saint Petersburg), Died November 24th, 1972 (Tucson)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, director

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 88 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MVE-70239 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 1 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor MVE-70240 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 2 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor MVE-70241 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 3 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor MVE-70242 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 6 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor MVE-70243 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 4 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor MVE-70244 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 5 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor MVE-70245 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 8 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor MVE-70246 16-in. 9/16/1931 Hamlet : Incidental music, no. 7 Alexander Smallens Instrumental ensemble, with sound effects director  
Victor CS-95387 12-in. 10/14/1935 Porgy and Bess Helen Jepson ; Alexander Smallens ; Lawrence Tibbett Soprano and baritone vocal solos, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra director  
Victor CS-95388 12-in. 10/14/1935 Porgy and Bess Helen Jepson ; Alexander Smallens ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra director  
Victor CS-95389 12-in. 10/14/1935 Porgy and Bess Alexander Smallens ; Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra director  
Victor CS-95390 12-in. 10/14/1935 Porgy and Bess Alexander Smallens ; Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra director  
Victor CS-95465 12-in. 10/23/1935 Porgy and Bess Helen Jepson ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra director  
Victor CS-95466 12-in. 10/23/1935 Porgy and Bess Alexander Smallens ; Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra director  
Victor CS-95467 12-in. 10/23/1935 Porgy and Bess Alexander Smallens ; Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra director  
Victor CS-98883 12-in. 1/27/1936 Zueignung Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CS-98884 12-in. 1/27/1936 Che farò senna Euridice Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BS-98885 10-in. 1/27/1936 Allerseelen Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CS-98886 12-in. 1/27/1936 Erbarme dich, mein Gott Michael Rosenker ; Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo and violin solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CS-98887 12-in. 1/27/1936 Erbarme dich, mein Gott Michael Rosenker ; Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo and violin solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CS-98888 12-in. 1/27/1936 Largo (Ombra mai fu) Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BS-98889 10-in. 1/27/1936 Morgen! Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BS-98890 10-in. 1/27/1936 Traum durch die Dammerung Alexander Smallens ; Enid Szantho Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CS-101157 12-in. 4/1/1936 Ozean, du Ungeheuer Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CS-101158 12-in. 4/1/1936 Ozean, du Ungeheuer Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra director  
(Results 1-25 of 88 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smallens, Alexander," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109067.

Smallens, Alexander. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109067.

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

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109067

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