Charles Sanford Skilton

Charles Sanford Skilton (August 16, 1868 – March 12, 1941) was an American composer, teacher and musicologist. Along with Charles Wakefield Cadman, Blair Fairchild, Arthur Nevin, and Arthur Farwell, among others, he was one of the leading Indianist composers of the early twentieth century.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 16th, 1868 (Northampton), Died Lawrence

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-30508 12-in. 7/18/1924 Gambling song Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-30509 12-in. 7/18/1924 Deer dance Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-31609 10-in. 12/23/1924 Sioux flute serenade Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-31610 10-in. 12/23/1924 War dance Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-51123 12-in. 4/4/1929 Sioux serenade Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-51136 10-in. 4/9/1929 War dance Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-55366 10-in. 8/27/1929 Deer dance (Rogue River Indian) Rosario Bourdon ; Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-55368 10-in. 8/27/1929 War dance (Cheyenne) Rosario Bourdon ; Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-55369 10-in. 8/27/1929 Shawnee Indian hunting dance Rosario Bourdon ; Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 90112 10-in. Sioux flute serenade Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Edison 7485 10-in. 8/9/1920 War dance Zoellner Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Skilton, Charles Sanford," accessed September 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110117.

Skilton, Charles Sanford. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110117.

"Skilton, Charles Sanford." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110117

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