Victor matrix LBS-78539. As torrents in summer [from King Olaf] / St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams

TitleSource
As torrents in summer [from King Olaf] (Primary title)Victor ledgers
The Lord is my shepherd (Additional title)Victor ledgers
King Olaf (Work title)Victor ledgers
Scenes from the saga of King Olaf. As torrents in summer; arranged (Uniform title)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Joseph Barnby (composer)"The lord is my shepard."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (author)"As torrents in summer."
Edward Elgar (composer)"As torrents in summer."
Composer information source: Victor ledgers.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
St. Bartholomew’s Choir (Vocal group)
David McK. Williams (choral director)
David McK. Williams (instrumentalist : pipe organ)"As torrents in summer." Organ performance is not confirmed.
  • Description: Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm)
  • Title Note: Victor ledgers note that, the piece, "As torrents in summer," is from the Novello part song book, 2nd series. The ledgers do not identify the composer; it is probable that the work is from "Scenes from the saga of King Olaf" by Edward Elgar.
Notes
Victor ledgers: "Recorded via telephone lines from St. Bartholomew's Church at 51st and Park Avenue to the [Victor New York] Studio 2."
Ledgers note that the composition of the choir is 18 sopranos, 14 altos, 11 tenors, and 16 basses.
Ledgers state that "The Lord is my shepherd" is sung unaccompanied. It is possible that "As torrents in summer" is also unaccompanied.
Victor "Program Transcription" master.
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
11/14/1933 New York, New York. St. Bartholomew's Church (Park Ave. and 51st St.) 1 Hold
11/14/1933 New York, New York. St. Bartholomew's Church (Park Ave. and 51st St.) 1A Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix LBS-78539. As torrents in summer [from King Olaf] / St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800043268/LBS-78539-As_torrents_in_summer_from_King_Olaf.

Victor matrix LBS-78539. As torrents in summer [from King Olaf] / St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800043268/LBS-78539-As_torrents_in_summer_from_King_Olaf.

"Victor matrix LBS-78539. As torrents in summer [from King Olaf] / St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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