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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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  
Columbia 6761 12-in. approximately 1916 Quartet in G major, op. 18, no. 2 : Allegro molto London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6780 12-in. approximately 1916 Violin concerto in B minor : Allegro New Queen's Hall Orchestra ; Albert Sammons ; Henry J. Wood Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6781 12-in. approximately 1916 Violin concerto in B minor : Andante New Queen's Hall Orchestra ; Albert Sammons ; Henry J. Wood Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6782 12-in. approximately 1916 Violin concerto in B minor : Lento New Queen's Hall Orchestra ; Albert Sammons ; Henry J. Wood Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6783 12-in. approximately 1916 Violin concerto in B minor : Allegro molto New Queen's Hall Orchestra ; Albert Sammons ; Henry J. Wood Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6863 12-in. approximately 1916 Sonata in C minor : Allegro William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6864 12-in. approximately 1916 Sonata in C minor : Romance William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6865 12-in. approximately 1916 Sonata in A major : Allegretto William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6866 12-in. approximately 1916 Sonata in A major : Allegro William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6878 12-in. approximately July 1916 Sally in our alley London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6879 12-in. approximately July 1916 Cherry ripe London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6880 12-in. approximately 1916 String quartet no. 6 "Biscay" London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6881 12-in. approximately 1916 String quartet no. 6 "Biscay" London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6898 12-in. approximately 1916 Sérénade William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6899 12-in. approximately 1916 Liebesgarten, op. 34 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6900 12-in. approximately 1916 Spanish bolero William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6901 12-in. approximately 1916 Trio in B flat, no. 8 (unspecified movement) William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6902 12-in. approximately 1916 Trio in F major : Scherzo William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6903 12-in. approximately 1916 Marche militaire William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6961 12-in. approximately 1916 The faithful bird Band of the Grenadier Guards [U.K] ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with band instrumentalist, violin, arranger  
Columbia 6962 12-in. approximately 1916 Nocturne in E flat Band of the Grenadier Guards [U.K] ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with band instrumentalist, violin, arranger  
Columbia 6963 12-in. approximately 1916 Ballade et polonaise, part 1 Band of the Grenadier Guards [U.K] ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 6964 12-in. approximately 1916 Ballade et polonaise, part 2 Band of the Grenadier Guards [U.K] ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 65421 10-in. approximately 1916 Fantasia on Irish airs, part 1 Albert Sammons instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 65422 10-in. approximately 1916 Fantasia on Irish airs, part 2 Albert Sammons instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 65423 10-in. approximately 1916 Hungarian dance no. 1 Albert Sammons instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 65424 10-in. approximately 1916 Rêve d'enfant Albert Sammons instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 65929 10-in. approximately 1917 Sarabande : Largo Manuello [Albert Sammons] instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 69369 10-in. approximately 1919 Simple aveu Manuello [Albert Sammons] ; Ellen Tuckfield instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 69372 10-in. approximately 1919 Chanson triste Albert Sammons instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 69374 10-in. approximately 1919 Moment musicale Albert Sammons instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 69407 10-in. approximately 1919 Cavatina Manuello [Albert Sammons] ; Ellen Tuckfield instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 69409 10-in. approximately 1919 Humoresque Manuello [Albert Sammons] ; Ellen Tuckfield instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75224 12-in. 11/12/1922 Angel's serenade Hubert Eisdell ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75233 12-in. 11/17/1922 Parted Hubert Eisdell ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with violin instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75277 12-in. approximately 1916 Parted Hubert Eisdell ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with violin instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75427 12-in. approximately 1917 No. 1 : Minuet; No. 8 : Hornpipe William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75428 12-in. approximately 1917 Extase William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75429 12-in. approximately 1917 Trio in G major : Finale William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75430 12-in. approximately 1917 Trio in F major, op. 17 : Andante William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75431 12-in. approximately 1917 Waltzer-marchen no. 3 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75432 12-in. approximately 1917 Trio in A minor : Theme and variations William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75451 12-in. approximately July 1919 Quartet in F major, op. 18 : Allegro London String Quartet String Quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75452 12-in. approximately July 1919 Quartet in F major, op. 18 : Adagio London String Quartet String Quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75453 12-in. approximately July 1919 Quartet in F major, op. 18 : Scherzo London String Quartet String Quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75454 12-in. approximately July 1919 Quartet in F major, op. 18 : Allegro London String Quartet String Quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75461 12-in. approximately 7/20/1919 Quartet in A minor, op. 29, part 1 London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75462 12-in. approximately 7/20/1919 Quartet in A minor, op. 29, part 2 London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75463 12-in. approximately 7/20/1919 Quartet in A minor, op. 29, part 3 London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75464 12-in. approximately 7/20/1919 Quartet in A minor, op. 29, part 4 London String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75472 12-in. approximately 1917 Prelude and allegro Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75473 12-in. approximately 1917 Garden melody Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75484 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 2 in A minor William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75485 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 2 in A minor William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75486 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 2 in A minor William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75487 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 2 in A minor William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75488 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 9 in A major, op. 47 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75489 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 9 in A major, op. 47 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75490 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 9 in A major, op. 47 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75491 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata no. 9 in A major, op. 47 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75860 12-in. approximately November 1920 Sonata in D minor, op. 28, part 1 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75861 12-in. approximately November 1920 Sonata in D minor, op. 28, part 2 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75862 12-in. approximately November 1920 Sonata in D minor, op. 28, part 3 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75863 12-in. approximately November 1920 Sonata in D minor, op. 28, part 4 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75900 12-in. approximately 1917 Romance in G major Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75901 12-in. approximately 1917 Hejre Kati Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75902 12-in. approximately 1917 Devil's trill sonata Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 75903 12-in. approximately 1917 Theme and variations in olden style Albert Sammons Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin, composer  
Columbia 76012 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata in F major, op. 24 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76013 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata in F major, op. 24 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76014 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata in F major, op. 24 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76015 12-in. approximately 1917 Sonata in F major, op. 24 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76027 12-in. approximately 1917 Seguidillas gitanas, op. 1, no. 3 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76028 12-in. approximately 1918 Trio in C minor : Scherzo William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76029 12-in. approximately 1918 Trio in C minor : Andante William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76030 12-in. approximately 1918 Trio no. 1 : Gipsy rondo William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76031 12-in. approximately 1918 Aubade d'avril William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76032 12-in. approximately 1917 Trio in C minor, op. 1 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76056 12-in. approximately 1918 Because of you Hubert Eisdell ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76057 12-in. approximately 1917 Unless Hubert Eisdell ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with cello and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76065 12-in. approximately 1917 Angel's serenade Hubert Eisdell ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76292 12-in. approximately 1919 Symphonie espagnole : Allegro Albert Sammons ; Ellen Tuckfield Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76293 12-in. approximately 1919 Symphonie espagnole : Andante Albert Sammons ; Ellen Tuckfield Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sammons, Albert," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

Sammons, Albert. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

"Sammons, Albert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

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