Merle Alcock

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1890 (Andover, Missouri), Died Phoenix

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

Notes: Born Merle Tillotson; wife of tenor Bechtel Alcock. Victor ledgers give her address as 42 West 12th Street, New York City.

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 86 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 3046 10-in. May 1914 Sing, smile, slumber Merle Alcock ; Mary Carson ; Elizabeth Spencer Female vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 3055 10-in. May 1914 Come to me Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 3057 10-in. May 1914 or later Abide with me Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 3063 10-in. May-June 1914 Angel's serenade Merle Alcock ; Clementine de Vere Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 3064 10-in. May-June 1914 Little Daisy's evening prayer Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 3242 10-in. between 8/22/1914 and 8/31/1914 A summer night Merle Tillotson Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 3816 10-in. 5/24/1915 Little Daisy's evening prayer Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4140 10-in. 9/23/1915 O sing to God Anita Rio ; Merle Tillotson Female vocal duet and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4361 10-in. 12/22/1915 I love to tell the story Metropolitan Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4371 10-in. 12/28/1915 I will sing of my Redeemer Metropolitan Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4407 10-in. 1/10/1916 Songs we used to sing in Dixie land Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4537 10-in. 2/28/1916 Bela figlia del'amore Vocal Quartette [Edison] Vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4549 10-in. 3/2/1916 Wake up, America! Arthur Fields Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4555 10-in. 3/3/1916 When it's orange blossom time in Loveland George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4561 10-in. 3/7/1916 Ora pro nobis Frederick J. Wheeler Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4584 10-in. 3/15/1916 Sing me to sleep Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4598 10-in. 3/21/1916 Down where the Swanee River flows George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo and mixed vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4642 10-in. 4/7/1916 [Unknown titles(s)] Merle Alcock ; Donald Chalmers ; Wallace ; John Young Mixed vocal quartet vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4643 10-in. 4/7/1916 [Unknown title(s)] Merle Alcock ; Donald Chalmers ; Wallace ; John Young Mixed vocal quartet vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4649 10-in. 4/11/1916 Turn ye to me Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4708 10-in. 5/5/1916 Time's garden Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4716 10-in. 5/10/1916 An Irish folk song Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4718 10-in. 5/10/1916 His lullaby Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4740 10-in. 5/23/1916 Asthore Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4755 10-in. 5/31/1916 Two roses Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 51-75 of 86 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alcock, Merle," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113828.

Alcock, Merle. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113828.

"Alcock, Merle." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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