Gervase Elwes

Gervase Henry Cary-Elwes, DL (15 November 1866 – 12 January 1921), better known as Gervase Elwes, was an English tenor of great distinction, who exercised a powerful influence over the development of English music from the early 1900s up until his death in 1921 due to a railroad accident in Boston at the height of his career.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 15, 1866 (Billing), Died January 12, 1921 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 6847 12-in. approximately May 1916 Blow, blow, thou winter wind Gervase Elwes Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 6848 12-in. approximately 1916 Fill a glass with golden wine Gervase Elwes Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 6849 12-in. approximately 1916 In summertime on Bredon Gervase Elwes Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 6850 12-in. approximately May 1916 Now sleeps the crimson petal Gervase Elwes Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 6851 12-in. approximately 1916 The roadside fire Gervase Elwes Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 6852 12-in. approximately 1916 The cuckoo song Gervase Elwes Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 65826 10-in. approximately 1917 Battle hymn Gervase Elwes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 65827 10-in. approximately 1917 Sonnet XVIII Gervase Elwes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 65941 10-in. approximately 1917 Brittany Gervase Elwes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 71017 10-in. approximately 1920 Listen to the voice of love Gervase Elwes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 71051 10-in. approximately 1920 Gifts Gervase Elwes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 71052 10-in. approximately 1920 My Wenlock Town Gervase Elwes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 74150 12-in. 9/1/1920 The lake isle of Innisfree Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 74151 12-in. 9/1/1920 A sea dirge Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 74164 12-in. approximately 1920 Adelaide, part 1 Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 74165 12-in. approximately 1920 Adelaide, part 2 Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75329 12-in. approximately 1916 O mistress mine Gervase Elwes Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75330 12-in. approximately 1916 Songs my mother taught me Gervase Elwes Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75357 12-in. approximately 1917 A carol of bells Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75360 12-in. approximately 1917 Where'er you walk Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75419 12-in. approximately 1917 On Wenlock edge Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; London String Quartet Tenor vocal solo, with piano and string quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75420 12-in. approximately 1917 From far; Oh, when Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; London String Quartet Tenor vocal solo, with piano and string quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75421 12-in. approximately 1917 Is my team ploughing? Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; London String Quartet Tenor vocal solo, with piano and string quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75422 12-in. approximately 1917 Brendon Hill Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; London String Quartet Tenor vocal solo, with piano and string quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 75423 12-in. approximately 1917 Clun Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; London String Quartet Tenor vocal solo, with piano and string quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elwes, Gervase," accessed May 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/354015.

Elwes, Gervase. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/354015.

"Elwes, Gervase." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 May 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/354015

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