Albert Sammons

Albert Edward Sammons CBE (23 February 1886 – 24 August 1957) was an English violinist, composer and later violin teacher. Almost self-taught on the violin, he had a wide repertoire as both chamber musician and soloist, although his reputation rests mainly on his association with British composers, especially Elgar. He made a number of recordings over 40 years, many of which have been re-issued on CD.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 23, 1886 (Fulham), Died May 24, 1957 (Middleton-on-Sea)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1922

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, composer, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 98 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 6396 12-in. approximately 1914 Kaiser quartet, op. 76 London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6397 12-in. approximately 1914 Quartet in G minor London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6398 12-in. approximately 1914 Molly on the shore London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6399 12-in. approximately 1914 Quartet in D London String Quartet Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6436 12-in. approximately 1915 Quartet in D, op. 20 : Andante & minuet London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6437 12-in. approximately 1915 Quartet in c minor, op. 131 (Allegro) London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6632 12-in. approximately 1915 Irish melody London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6633 12-in. approximately 1915 Quartet in D, op. 11 : Scherzo London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6634 12-in. approximately 1915 Quartet in F (unspecified movement) London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6635 12-in. approximately 1915 Quartet no. 12 (abridged) London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6636 12-in. approximately 1915 Légende, op. 17 Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6637 12-in. approximately 1915 Meditation Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6638 12-in. approximately 1915 Sarabande Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6639 12-in. approximately 1915 Bagatelle Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin, composer  
Columbia 6713 12-in. approximately 1916 Quartet, op. 26, Interludium London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6714 12-in. approximately 1916 Quartet, op. 26, Alla mazurka London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6715 12-in. approximately 1916 Lonely shepherd London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6716 12-in. approximately 1916 Romance, op. 28 London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6754 12-in. approximately 1916 Allegro London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6755 12-in. approximately 1916 Andante London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6756 12-in. approximately 1916 Minuetto London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6757 12-in. approximately 1916 Allegro vivace London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6758 12-in. approximately 1916 Quartet in G major, op. 18, no. 2, Allegro London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6759 12-in. approximately 1916 Quartet in G major, op. 18, no. 2, Adagio-allegro London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6760 12-in. approximately 1916 Quartet in G major, op. 18, no. 2 : Scherzo London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 98 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sammons, Albert," accessed January 28, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

Sammons, Albert. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

"Sammons, Albert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 28 January 2022.

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