St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College)

The St. Olaf Choir is a premier a cappella choir based in Northfield, Minnesota. Founded in 1912 by Norwegian immigrant F. Melius Christiansen, the choir has been influential to other church and college choirs for its performance of unaccompanied sacred music. Conducted since 1990 by Anton Armstrong, there have been four conductors in the choir's 108 year history.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1912

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23949 10-in. 4/21/1920 A mighty fortress St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor B-23950 10-in. 4/21/1920 Beautiful saviour St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor CVE-23950 12-in. 2/10/1927 Beautiful saviour St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus, with female vocal solo Vocal group  
Victor B-23951 10-in. 4/21/1920 Hosanna St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor B-23952 10-in. 4/21/1920 Ave maris stella St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor B-23955 10-in. 4/24/1920 Day-spring of eternity St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor B-25961 10-in. 1/18/1922 O sacred head now wounded St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor BVE-25961 10-in. 2/11/1927 O sacred head now wounded St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor B-25968 10-in. 1/18/1922 Praise to the Lord St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor BVE-25968 10-in. 2/10/1927 Praise to the Lord St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor BVE-37807 10-in. 2/10/1927 Deck thyself my soul with gladness St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor CVE-37808 12-in. 2/10/1927 From Heaven above St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Chorus, with female vocal solo Vocal group  
Victor BVE-37809 10-in. 2/10/1927 Auf dem Berge St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor BVE-37810 10-in. 2/11/1927 Heiligste Nacht St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor BVE-37811 10-in. 2/11/1927 Guds søn har gjort mig fri St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus Vocal group  
Victor [Trial 1922-01-19-01] 10-in. 1/19/1922 The flag without a stain St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus, unaccompanied Vocal group  
Victor [Trial 1922-01-19-02] 10-in. 1/19/1922 Dans! ropte felen St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College) Vocal chorus, unaccompanied Vocal group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College)," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109079.

St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College). (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109079.

"St. Olaf Choir (St. Olaf College)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109079

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