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Meta Orred

Meta Caroline Orred (1845 or 1846, Edinkillie, Elginshire – 23 May 1925, Bournemouth) was an author and poet. She lived most of her life in England, where she produced her literature and poetry.

Some of her works are:

  • Poems (1874)
  • A Long Time Ago (1876)
  • Berthold, and Other Poems (1878)
  • Honor's Worth; or, The Cost of a Vow (1878)
  • Ave (all' Anima mea) (1880)
  • A Dream Alphabet and Other Poems

The lyric for the 1877 popular song "In the Gloaming", with music by Annie Fortescue Harrison, comes from Poems.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1846, Died January 1st, 1925

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 354 7-in. Before 1895 In the gloaming Soprano vocalist(s) (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Records) Female vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 1747 7-in. 7/10/1897 In the gloaming Roger Harding Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-505 7-in. 10/7/1903 In the gloaming Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-505 10-in. 10/7/1903 In the gloaming Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor A-938 7-in. 1/19/1904 In the gloaming Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor B-938 10-in. 1/19/1904 In the gloaming Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor E-938 8-in. 5/7/1906 In the gloaming Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor B-3148 10-in. 2/27/1906 In the gloaming Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-3148 8-in. 11/28/1906 In the gloaming Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-9161 10-in. 7/12/1910 In the gloaming American Quartet ; Will Oakland Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12261 10-in. 7/22/1912 In the gloaming Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-12261 10-in. 5/20/1927 In the gloaming Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-13444 10-in. 6/17/1913 In the gloaming Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22589 10-in. 2/17/1919 In the gloaming Elizabeth Spencer Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-27339 10-in. 12/26/1922 In the gloaming Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29228 10-in. 12/31/1923 In the gloaming Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-48957 12-in. 4/5/1929 In the gloaming Mary Garden Soprano vocal solo, with organ lyricist  
Victor BS-75486 10-in. 4/27/1933 In the gloaming Dixie Mason Female vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Victor BS-065245 10-in. 5/9/1941 In the gloaming Lew White ; Veronica Wiggins Organ solo, with violin, harp, female vocal solo, and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-068613 10-in. 12/11/1941 In the gloaming Frank Munn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3594 10-in. ca. Jan.-Mar. 1907 In the gloaming George Alexander Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4259 10-in. ca. 1909 In the gloaming Metropolitan Trio Mixed vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 30941 12-in. 1/10/1912 In the gloaming Alice Nielsen Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 37340 12-in. 10/30/1918 In the gloaming Corinne Rider-Kelsey Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-70883 10-in. Oct. 1922 In the gloaming Shannon Four Male vocal quartet lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Orred, Meta," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111555.

Orred, Meta. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111555.

"Orred, Meta." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111555

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