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H. P. Danks

Hart Pease Danks (6 April 1834 – 20 November 1903) was a musician who specialized in composing, singing and leading choral groups. He is best known for his 1873 composition, Silver Threads Among the Gold.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 6th, 1834 (New Haven), Died November 20th, 1903 (Philadelphia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 104 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18871 10-in. 12/22/1916 Silver threads among the gold Victor Ledeky Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-19663 12-in. 5/1/1917 Silver threads among the gold Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20603 10-in. 8/8/1917 Medley of old songs Boston Quintet Male quintet (vocal quartet and piano) composer  
Victor B-24190 10-in. 6/28/1920 Družko drahá, šij svou chýlím František A. Pangrác Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25866 10-in. 12/12/1921 Silvertråder Grace Eklund Carlson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25994 10-in. 2/9/1922 No night there Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor B-26424 10-in. 4/21/1922 Silvertrådar Emil Keneke Cornet solo, with violin, bells, harp, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-28131 10-in. 6/15/1923 Silver threads among the gold Henry Burr ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28471 10-in. 9/12/1923 Silver threads among the gold Amelita Galli-Curci Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30201 10-in. 5/20/1924 Sommersol til sisste stund August Werner Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31651 10-in. 1/13/1925 Silver threads among the gold Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor CVE-33228 12-in. 8/18/1925 Silver threads among the gold Adelphian Male Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor BVE-34695 10-in. 3/10/1926 Silver threads among the gold Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35801 10-in. 7/7/1926 No night there Marion Talley Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39640 10-in. 7/8/1927 Jacob's ladder Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-46910 10-in. 8/17/1928 Silver threads among the gold Walter Kolomoku’s Honoluluans Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-55476 10-in. 7/23/1929 Młodosc i srebrne włosy Paweł Faut Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-71612 10-in. 2/23/1932 Amber tresses Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor LBS-78243 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 10/19/1933 No night there Green Brothers Instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-80640 10-in. 6/18/1934 Silver threads among the gold Red Nichols ; Pennies Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor LBS-81045 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 1/11/1934 No night there Green Brothers Vibraphone ("Deagan vibra-harp") and chimes duet composer  
Victor [Trial 1916-05-04-08] Not documented 5/4/1916 No night there Adele Sprowles Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1918-12-31-01] Not documented 12/31/1918 Silver threads among the gold Mrs. Frank Brown Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1927-02-21-03] 10-in. 2/21/1927 Silver threads among the gold Charles Wold Musical glasses composer  
Columbia 1810 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1904 Silver threads among the gold Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 26-50 of 104 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Danks, H. P.," accessed June 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109989.

Danks, H. P.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109989.

"Danks, H. P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109989

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