Victor matrix LCSHQ-71715. The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) / St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams

TitleSource
The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) (Primary title)Victor ledgers
Parts 3 and 4 (Title part)Victor ledgers
Matthäuspassion (Uniform title)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)
Composer information source: Victor ledgers.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
David McK. Williams (choral director)Listed in Victor ledgers as "Dir."
St. Bartholomew’s Choir (Vocal group)
David McK. Williams (instrumentalist : pipe organ)
Clifford Cairns (session supervisor)
Cathedral of St. John the Divine Choir (Vocal group)Takes 1 & 2.
Norman Coke-Jephcott (choral director)Takes 1 & 2. Conductor of Cathedral of St. John the Divine Choir.
Frank Cuthbert (vocalist : bass vocal)
Allan Jones (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Mrs. Benedict Jones (vocalist : contralto)
T. Tertius Noble (choral director)Takes 1 & 2. Conductor of St. Thomas Church Choir.
Ruth Shaffner (vocalist : soprano vocal)
Donald Pirnie (vocalist : baritone vocal)
St. Thomas’ Church Choir, New York, New York (Vocal group)Takes 1 & 2.
  • Description: Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with organ
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm)
Notes
Ledgers for take 2 identify the "Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine" and the "sopranos of St. Thomas's Church" as "assisting choirs."
Ledgers (takes 2 and 3) state that St. Bartholomew's Choir consists of 18 sopranos, 13 contraltos, 11 tenors, and 12 bassos.
Victor ledgers: "Mr. Cliff Cairns, present."
Victor "Program Transcription" master.
Source(s): trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
4/19/1932 New York, New York. St. Bartholomew's Church (Park Ave. and 51st St.) 1 Destroy
4/19/1932 New York, New York. St. Bartholomew's Church (Park Ave. and 51st St.) 2 Hold
5/10/1932 New York, New York. St. Bartholomew's Church (Park Ave. and 51st St.) 3 Master Victor L-11627 12-in.
5/10/1932 New York, New York. St. Bartholomew's Church (Park Ave. and 51st St.) 3 Master Victor L-11701 12-in.

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Victor matrix LCSHQ-71715. The Passion of our Lord (According to St. Matthew) / St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800037552/LCSHQ-71715-The_Passion_of_our_Lord_According_to_St._Matthew.

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