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 (Results 76-100 of 108 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 76-100 of 108 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sammons, Albert," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

Sammons, Albert. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

"Sammons, Albert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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