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 (Results 26-50 of 108 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 108 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sammons, Albert," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

Sammons, Albert. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

"Sammons, Albert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644

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