Frederic W. Root

Frederic Woodman Root (13 June 1846, Boston – 8 November 1916, Chicago) was an American composer, choir conductor, organist, adjudicator and music teacher.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1846 (Boston), Died Chicago

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-9407 12-in. 9/2/1910 O'er waiting harp-strings of the mind George Hamlin Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14976 10-in. 6/22/1914 Old folks at home "That Girl" Quartet Female vocal quartet, unaccompanied arranger  
Victor B-26444 10-in. 5/1/1922 O tender loving shepherd Clifford Cairns Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26446 10-in. 5/1/1922 Prayer is the heart's sincere desire Clifford Cairns Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26447 10-in. 5/1/1922 The heavens declare the glory Clifford Cairns Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-30766 12-in. 11/13/1924 Saw ye my saviour Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with pipe organ composer  
Victor B-30767 10-in. 11/13/1924 Blest Christmas morn Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with pipe organ composer  
Victor C-31895 12-in. 3/11/1925 Saw ye my saviour Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31896 10-in. 3/11/1925 Blest Christmas morn Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-32854 10-in. 6/2/1925 Blest Christmas morn Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-32877 12-in. 6/2/1925 Saw ye my saviour Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-51890 12-in. 10/28/1929 Love Florence K. Middaugh Contralto vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor BVE-51891 10-in. 10/28/1929 Blessed Christmas morn Florence K. Middaugh Contralto vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor CVE-51894 12-in. 10/29/1929 O'er waiting harpstrings of the mind Florence K. Middaugh Contralto vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor [Trial 1921-10-12-01] 12-in. 10/12/1921 O'er waiting harp-strings Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1921-10-12-02] 10-in. 10/12/1921 Blest Christmas morn Flora McGill Keefer Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 39618 10-in. 11/23/1914 Softly floating on the air Columbia Mixed Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 45839 10-in. 7/3/1915 O'er waiting harp-strings of the mind Nevada Van der Veer Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79549 10-in. 12/3/1920 O tender loving shepherd Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 49943 12-in. ca. 1921 Oh tender loving shepherd Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick B82-B83 10-in. 8/6/1924 Saw ye my Saviour Marie Morrisey Female vocal solo, with string quartet and organ composer  
Brunswick 13717-13719 10-in. 8/11/1924 Saw ye my Saviour Marie Morrisey Female vocal solo, with string quartet and organ composer  
Brunswick 13939-13941 10-in. 10/14/1924 Saw ye my Saviour Marie Morrisey Contralto vocal solo, with string quartet and organ composer  
Brunswick 13981-13982 10-in. 10/18/1924 Saw ye my Saviour Marie Morrisey Female vocal solo, with string quartet and organ composer  
Brunswick 14830-14832 10-in. 2/5/1925 Saw ye my Saviour Marie Morrisey Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Root, Frederic W.," accessed September 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110123.

Root, Frederic W.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110123.

"Root, Frederic W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 September 2020.

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