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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 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  
(Results 76-100 of 104 records)

Citation

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

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