Percy Pitt

Percy Pitt (4 January 1869 – 23 November 1932) was an English organist, conductor, composer, and Director of Music of the BBC from 1924 to 1930.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 4, 1870 (London), Died November 23, 1932 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone Cc87 12-in. 4/22/1921 Chanson indoue Dmitriĭ Alekseevich Smirnov Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Bb89 10-in. 4/22/1921 Maria, marì Dmitriĭ Alekseevich Smirnov Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc112 12-in. 4/29/1921 Mi par d'udir ancora Dmitriĭ Alekseevich Smirnov Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc132 12-in. 5/6/1921 Siegfried's journey to the Rhine Percy Pitt ; Symphony Orchestra [Gramophone Co., 1920s] Orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc133 12-in. 5/6/1921 Siegfried's journey to the Rhine Percy Pitt ; Symphony Orchestra [Gramophone Co., 1920s] Orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc212 12-in. 6/3/1921 Forest murmurs Percy Pitt ; Symphony Orchestra [Gramophone Co., 1920s] Orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc213 12-in. 6/3/1921 Forest murmurs Percy Pitt ; Symphony Orchestra [Gramophone Co., 1920s] Orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc549 12-in. 10/10/1921 Song of the flea Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin ; Percy Pitt Bass vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc550 12-in. 10/10/1921 The prophet Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin ; Percy Pitt Bass vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc551 12-in. 10/10/1921 In questa tomba oscura Artists vary Bass vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc556 12-in. 10/11/1921 Two grenadiers Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin ; Percy Pitt Bass vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc557 12-in. 10/11/1921 When the king went forth to war Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin Bass vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc558 12-in. 10/11/1921 Midnight review Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin ; Percy Pitt Bass vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc1586 12-in. 6/29/1922 Hagen meditates revenge (Act 1) Percy Pitt ; Robert Radford ; Symphony Orchestra [Gramophone Co., 1920s] Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2170f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Caro nome Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2171f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Io son Titania Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2172f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Ou va la jeune hindoue Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2175f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Ombra leggiera Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2176f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Mad scene Albert Fransella ; Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra and flute obbligato conductor  
Gramophone 2177f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Voi che sapete Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2178f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Una voce poco fa Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2179f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Ah, fors'é lui Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2179f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Ah, fors' e lui Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 2180f 12-in. 12/20/1907 Batti, batti Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc2270 12-in. 12/14/1922 Brunnhilde hails the radiant sun (Act 3) Florence Austral ; Tudor Davies ; Percy Pitt ; Symphony Orchestra [Gramophone Co., 1920s] Orchestra and vocal soloists conductor  
Gramophone 3076f 12-in. 5/25/1909 Saper vorreste Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 3077f 12-in. 5/25/1909 Regnava nel silenzio Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 3101f 12-in. 6/2/1909 Ah non credea mirarti Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with cello obbligato and orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 3103f 12-in. 6/2/1909 Aprile Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone 3104f 12-in. 6/2/1909 La serenata Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone HO3858af 12-in. 7/4/1919 Ah! Lève-toi, soleil Fernand Ansseau Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone HO3859af 12-in. 7/4/1919 Air de la fleur Fernand Ansseau Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone HO3901af 12-in. 7/25/1919 O nature, pleine de grâce Fernand Ansseau Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and piano conductor  
Gramophone HO4414af 12-in. 5/29/1920 Siccome un dì caduto Graziella Pareto Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone HO 4415af 12-in. 5/29/1920 Il baccio Graziella Pareto Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone HO4416af 12-in. 5/29/1920 Quel guardo, il cavaliere Graziella Pareto Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone HO4427af 12-in. 6/9/1920 Ne pouvant réprimer les elans de la foi Fernand Ansseau Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone HO4430af 12-in. 6/10/1920 Deh vieni, non tardar Graziella Pareto Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone HO4432af 12-in. 6/10/1920 O bimba bimbetta Graziella Pareto Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 5144f 12-in. 7/6/1911 L'amo come il fulgor del creato Ema Destinnová ; Louise Kirkby-Lunn Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 5145f 12-in. 7/6/1911 Ebben, qual nuovo fremito Ema Destinnová ; Louise Kirkby-Lunn Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone 5205f 12-in. 7/18/1911 All'idea di quel metallo John McCormack ; Mario Sammarco Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra conductor  
Gramophone z6933f 12-in. 12/24/1912 Vien, Leonora, a piedi tuoi Titta Ruffo Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX2457 12-in. between January and April 1927 Overture Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX2458 12-in. between January and April 1927 Overture Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX2906 12-in. either June or July 1927 Valse des fleurs Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX2907 12-in. either June or July 1927 Marche Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX2910 12-in. either June or July 1927 Danse arabe Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX2911 12-in. either June or July 1927 Overture miniature Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX4565 12-in. either December 1928 or January 1929 Il trovatore : Selection Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX4566 12-in. either December 1928 or January 1929 Il trovatore : Selection Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX4568 12-in. either December 1928 or January 1929 Samson and Delilah : Selection Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX4569 12-in. either December 1928 or January 1929 Samson and Delilah : Selection Percy Pitt ; Wireless Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pitt, Percy," accessed December 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109716.

Pitt, Percy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109716.

"Pitt, Percy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 December 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109716

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