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Margaret Ruthven Lang

Margaret Ruthven Lang (November 27, 1867 – May 29, 1972) was an American composer, affiliated with the Second New England School. Lang was also one of the first two women composers (along with Amy Beach) to have compositions performed by American symphony orchestras: Lang's Dramatic Overture, by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1893; Beach's Grand Mass in E-flat, 1892, by the Handel and Haydn Society; and Beach's Gaelic Symphony, 1896, by the Boston Symphony..

Birth and Death Data: Born November 27th, 1867 (Boston), Died May 29th, 1972 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4924 10-in. 11/12/1907 Irish love song Percy Hemus ; Victor Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6473 10-in. 9/28/1908 Irish love song Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10402 10-in. 5/16/1911 Irish love song, op. 22 Daniel Beddoe Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12976 10-in. 3/8/1913 Irish love song Alma Gluck ; Efrem Zimbalist Soprano vocal solo, with piano and violin obbligato composer  
Victor B-26597 10-in. 7/12/1922 I have a dream Millicent Steacy Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-28410 10-in. 7/24/1923 Irish love song, op. 22 Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1915-04-23-01] Not documented 4/23/1915 Irish love song Belle Blanche Female vocal solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1916-10-28-02] Not documented 10/28/1916 Irish love song, op. 22 Anna L. Johnson Female vocal solo composer  
Columbia 19890 10-in. 5/18/1912 Irish love song Mary Garden Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 38349 10-in. 10/17/1912 Irish love song Carolina White Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 46825 10-in. 6/13/1916 Irish love song Grace Kerns Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47391 10-in. 2/27/1917 Irish love song Adkins Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79244 10-in. 6/7/1920 An Irish love song Grace Wagner Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79924 10-in. 7/1/1921 Irish love song Cyrena Van Gordon Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81858 10-in. 7/2/1924 Irish love song María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 36717 12-in. 5/10/1913 Irish love song Carolina White Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 37427 12-in. 10/14/1915 Irish love song Mackenzie Gordon Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh [OK cat 1049-b] 10-in. approximately June 1918 Irish love song Inez Barbour Female vocal solo composer  
Brunswick 7192 10-in. approximately Mar. 1922 Irish love song Elizabeth Lennox Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Edison 1368 10-in. Dec. 1912 An Irish love song Bettina Freeman Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 2905 10-in. between 3/24/1914 and 3/25/1914 Irish love song Emory B. Randolph Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6380 10-in. between 9/23/1918 and 9/25/1918 Irish love song, op. 22 Gertrude Hull Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lang, Margaret Ruthven," accessed January 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116354.

Lang, Margaret Ruthven. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116354.

"Lang, Margaret Ruthven." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116354

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