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 76-86 of 86 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 4758 10-in. 6/1/1916 My old Kentucky home Thomas Chalmers Tenor vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 4765 10-in. 6/5/1916 I'm a-longin' fo' you Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 5629 10-in. 6/18/1917 Bella figlia dell' amore Merle Alcock ; Guido Ciccolini ; Arthur Middleton ; Alice Verlet Mixed vocal quartet (soprano, contralto, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 5770 10-in. 9/7/1917 My ain folk Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 5774 10-in. 9/10/1917 Let me dream again Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 5839 10-in. 10/8/1917 The fields o' Ballyclare Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 6466 10-in. between 11/12/1918 and 11/27/1918 Voce di donna Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 6475 10-in. between 11/12/1918 and 11/27/1918 Danny boy Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Edison 6489 10-in. between 12/2/1918 and 12/11/1918 Largo Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5737-A] 10-in. Before May 1911 Dear delightful women Merle Alcock ; Henry Burr Female-male duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5753-B] 10-in. Before July 1911 Irish lullabye Merle Tillotson Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 76-86 of 86 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alcock, Merle," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113828.

Alcock, Merle. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113828.

"Alcock, Merle." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113828

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