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Alexander Russell

Alexander Russell (1880–1953) was an American composer, organist and the first Frick Professor of Music for Princeton University. He is most remembered today as the long time organ impresario for the Wanamaker Department Stores.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 2nd, 1880 (Franklin), Died November 24th, 1953 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: choral director, composer, organ

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-30775 12-in. 1/6/1925 Song of the basket weaver Charles M. Courboin Organ solo composer  
Victor CVE-37385 12-in. 1/31/1927 The bells of St. Anne de Beaupré Charles Raymond Cronham Organ solo composer  
Victor CVE-37386 12-in. 1/31/1927 The bells of St. Anne de Beaupré Charles Raymond Cronham Organ solo composer  
Victor CVE-47909 12-in. 10/17/1928 Song of the basket weaver Alexander Russell Organ solo instrumentalist, organ, composer  
Victor CVE-48957 12-in. 4/5/1929 In the gloaming Mary Garden Soprano vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Victor CVE-48958 12-in. 4/5/1929 Ave Maria Alexander Russell Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Victor CVE-48959 12-in. 4/6/1929 I cieli immensi Alexander Russell Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Victor CVE-48960 12-in. 4/6/1929 Le déluge : Prelude Alexander Russell Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Victor CVE-51856 12-in. 5/28/1929 Hosannah grand chorus magnus Alexander Russell Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Victor CVE-56801 12-in. 11/7/1929 Jock o' Hazeldean Mary Garden Soprano vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Victor CSHQ-71691 12-in. 4/8/1932 Gurre-Lieder Fortnightly Club ; Mendelssohn Glee Club ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Princeton University Glee Club ; Abrasha Robofsky ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra and bass vocal solo and male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CSHQ-71692 12-in. 4/8/1932 Gurre-Lieder Fortnightly Club ; Mendelssohn Glee Club ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Princeton University Glee Club ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra and male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CSHQ-71696 12-in. 4/8/1932 Gurre-Lieder Paul Althouse ; Fortnightly Club ; Mendelssohn Glee Club ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Princeton University Glee Club ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra and tenor vocal solo and male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CSHQ-71697 12-in. 4/8/1932 Gurre-Lieder Fortnightly Club ; Mendelssohn Glee Club ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Princeton University Glee Club ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra and male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor LCSHQ-71706 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/9/1932 Gurre-Lieder Paul Althouse ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Abrasha Robofsky ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra, tenor and bass vocal solos, and male vocal ensemble choral director  
Victor LCSHQ-71707 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/9/1932 Gurre-Lieder Paul Althouse ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Abrasha Robofsky ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra, tenor and bass vocal solos, and male vocal ensemble choral director  
Victor LCSHQ-71708 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/9/1932 Gurre-Lieder Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra, tenor vocal duet, and male vocal ensemble choral director  
Victor LCSHQ-71709 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/9/1932 Gurre-Lieder Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra, tenor vocal duet, and male vocal ensemble choral director  
Victor LCSHQ-71710 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/9/1932 Gurre-Lieder Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra, mixed vocal chorus, and recitation choral director  
Victor LCSHQ-71711 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 4/9/1932 Gurre-Lieder Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra, mixed vocal chorus, and recitation choral director  
Victor CSHQ-71713 12-in. 4/11/1932 Gurre-Lieder Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra and mixed vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CS-04008 12-in. 1/10/1937 Song of the basket weaver Charles M. Courboin Pipe organ solo composer  
OKeh 9173 10-in. June 1925 From tropic to tropic U.S. Naval Academy Band Band composer  
Edison 6294 10-in. July 1918 From tropic to tropic New York Military Band Band composer  
Edison 11830 10-in. 8/2/1927 From tropic to tropic New York Military Band Band composer  
Edison 18562 10-in. 6/5/1928 From tropic to tropic march New York Military Band Band composer  
Edison N-289 10-in. 6/5/1928 From tropic to tropic march New York Military Band Band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Russell, Alexander," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110319.

Russell, Alexander. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110319.

"Russell, Alexander." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110319

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