W. H. Myddleton

George Arnold Haynes Safroni-Middleton, also known as Count Safroni (3 September 1873 – 7 November 1950) was a British composer, director, violinist, harpist, writer and amateur astronomer. For several works he used the pseudonym William H. Myddleton.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 3rd, 1873, Died November 7th, 1950 (Streatham)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-258 7-in. 8/13/1903 'Way down south Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor B-258 10-in. 1/31/1903 'Way down south Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor A-589 7-in. 10/23/1903 Way down south Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-589 10-in. 10/23/1903 Way down south Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-589 12-in. 10/23/1903 Way down south Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-1781 10-in. 10/18/1904 By the Swanee River Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-1781 12-in. 10/18/1904 By the Swanee River Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-2396 10-in. 3/22/1905 By the Swanee River Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-2837 10-in. 10/24/1905 Let's be lively Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor B-21963 10-in. 5/16/1918 Down south Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-38395 12-in. 5/10/1927 Down South Eveready Hour Group ; Nathaniel Shilkret Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-41526 10-in. 1/6/1928 Down South Harry Reser's Banjo Boys ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-51172 10-in. 4/16/1929 Down south Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-071532 10-in. 10/6/1941 Down South Lew White Organ solo, with piano, xylophone, and mixed vocal quartet (take 2); with drums (take 1) composer  
Columbia 19342 10-in. 5/5/1911 The last stand Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 46399 10-in. 2/11/1916 Down South Gypsy Countess Verona Cimbalom solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 30176 12-in. ca. 1908 The phantom brigade Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 145704 10-in. 3/1/1928 Down South Manhattan Dance Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-799 10-in. ca. Sept. 1919 By the Swanee River Conway's Band Band composer  
OKeh S-70819 10-in. Aug. 1922 Down South Fred Van Eps Banjo solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E33064 10-in. 6/19/1930 Down South Lew White Organ solo, with xylophone composer  
Brunswick E23995-E23998 10-in. 7/15/1927 Down South Anglo-Persians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take E23988) composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 5290-a] 10-in. approximately early 1919 Down South Dan Boudini ; Fred Van Eps Banjo and accordion duet composer  
Edison 2874 10-in. Mar. 1914 The thistle Orchestra (unidentified; Edison Records) Orchestra composer  
Edison 7307 10-in. 4/21/1920 By the Swanee River Conway's Band Band composer  
Edison 11991 10-in. 10/28/1927 Down South Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Myddleton, W. H.," accessed June 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116969.

Myddleton, W. H.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116969.

"Myddleton, W. H.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 June 2021.

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