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 76-100 of 104 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||854||10-in.||approximately mid-1917||Silver threads among the gold||Harry McClaskey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||3895||10-in.||approximately July 1920||Silver threads among the gold||Walter Hammond||Male vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||X5612||12-in.||approximately May 1921||Variations on silver threads among the gold||Vessella's Italian Band||Band||composer|
|Brunswick||11244-11246||10-in.||9/11/1923||No night there||Winifred Lugrin-Fahey||Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||13024-13026||10-in.||4/29/1924||No night there||Elizabeth Lennox||Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E16228-E16230||10-in.||8/25/1925||Silver threads among the gold||Frank Munn||Male vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E17481-E17483||10-in.||1/14/1926||Silver threads among the gold||Frank Munn||Male vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E17640-E17643||10-in.||1/22/1926||Silver threads among the gold||Frank Munn||Male vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E25463-E25464||10-in.||12/7/1927||Jacob’s ladder||Frank McCravy ; James McCravy||Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet||composer|
|Brunswick||E25495-E25496||10-in.||12/9/1927||Silver threads among the gold||Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland||Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Brunswick||E25560-E25561||10-in.||12/13/1927||Jacob’s ladder||Frank McCravy ; James McCravy||Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E26468-E26469||10-in.||2/10/1928||Silver threads among the gold||Blackstone Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Edison||145||12-in.||7/22/1910||Silver threads among the gold||Will Oakland||Countertenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||1098||10-in.||6/21/1912||Silver threads among the gold||Elizabeth Spencer||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||1537||Not documented||1921||Silver threads among the gold||Losey Instrumental Quartet||Instrumental quartet||composer|
|Edison||1561||Not documented||4/28/1922||Silver threads among the gold||Ernest L. Stevens||Piano solo||composer|
|Edison||3770||10-in.||5/10/1915||Silver threads among the gold||Elizabeth Spencer||Soprano vocal solo and mixed vocal trio, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||4453||10-in.||1/29/1916||Silver threads among the gold||Lou Chiha Frisco||Xylophone solo||composer|
|Edison||5199||10-in.||12/6/1916||Silver threads among the gold||M. Nagy||Cimbalom solo||composer|
|Edison||6755||10-in.||4/30/1919||Sommersol til sidste stund!||Carsten Woll||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||7119||10-in.||1/19/1920||Love's own sweet song||Carro A. Bird||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||7242||10-in.||3/24/1920||No night there||Anna Case||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||7393||10-in.||6/9/1920||No night there||Helen Newitt||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||8152||10-in.||8/1/1921||No night there||Robert C. Dyrenforth ; Robert Gayler||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Edison||8476||10-in.||6/5/1922||Silver threads among the gold||Walter Scanlan||Vocal solo (tenor) and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Danks, H. P.," accessed June 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109989.
Danks, H. P.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109989.
"Danks, H. P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 June 2021.
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