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 1846, Died 1925

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-38 of 38 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-70883 10-in. Oct. 1922 In the gloaming Shannon Four Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Brunswick [Br cat 5275-a] 10-in. approximately late 1918 In the gloaming Ruth Lenox Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 2586 10-in. approximately July 1919 In the gloaming Elizabeth Lennox Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 13541-13542 10-in. 7/14/1924 In the gloaming Elizabeth Lennox Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 14183-14185 10-in. 11/11/1924 In the gloaming John Charles Thomas Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E24847-E24849 10-in. 10/20/1927 In the gloaming John Charles Thomas Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E25299-E25300 10-in. 11/26/1927 In the gloaming John Charles Thomas Baritone vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Brunswick E25493-E25494 10-in. 12/9/1927 In the gloaming Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with 2 violins, cello, and piano lyricist  
Edison 2661 10-in. 12/26/1913 In the gloaming Emory B. Randolph Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 4908 10-in. 7/26/1916 In the gloaming Florence Wallace Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5190 10-in. 12/4/1916 In the gloaming Henrietta Wakefield Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5213 10-in. 12/13/1916 In the gloaming Betsy Lane Shepherd Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-355 10-in. 8/17/1928 Melodies of long ago no. 1 Hank Simmon's Show Boat Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
(Results 26-38 of 38 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Orred, Meta," accessed January 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111555.

Orred, Meta. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111555.

"Orred, Meta." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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