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Dennis Noble - A Discography 
Compilation of research by Malcolm Walker (Columbia), Alan Kelly (HMV) and Peter Burgis (Australian releases) with additions by Dave Mason and Peter Chaplin.

COLUMBIA RECORDS, 1925 to 1936 
Matrix Date UK Cat No. Australian Cat No. LP/CD
Small Studio, Columbia Studios, Petty France, London

1. Muleteer of Malaga (Trotere)
WA3647-1;-2 6 Aug 1926

2. Passing by (E. Purcell)
WA3648-1;-2 6 Aug 1926 4073

3. Ettrick (G. Peel)
WA3649-1;-2 6 Aug 1926 4073

4. A spirit flower (Tipton) Unpublished
WA 3650-1;-2 6 Aug 1926

Large Studio, Columbia Studios, Petty France, London
with Grand Opera Chorus, Orchestra

5. Faust (Gounod): Gainst the power
WAX1869-1;-2 4 Sep 1926 Unpublished

6. Faust (Gounod): Gainst the power
WAX3873-1;-2 4 Sep 1926 G8704 Regal G-8704

Columbia Studios, Petty France, London with piano acc.
7. O leave your sheep (Cecil Hazlehurst)
WA4410-1;-2 10 Nov 1926 4431

8. An old sacred lullaby (Conner arr. Liddle)
WA4411-1;-2 10 Nov 1926 4431

Small Studio, Columbia Studios, Petty France, London with piano accompaniment
9. Muleteer of Malaga (Trotere)
WA3647-3;-4 30 Nov 1926 4260 0805 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

10. A spirit flower (Tipton)
WA3650-3;-4 30 Nov 1926 4260 0805 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

Free Trade Hall, Manchester) with Dora Labbette (soprano); Hubert Eisdell (tenor); Harold Williams (Baritone); Robert Easton (bass); Hallé Choir & Orchestra conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty
11. The Apostles, op.49 (Elgar): By the wayside (Part 1)
WAX 2384-1; 21 Jan 1927 L1968 9343 CD: CDAX 8019

12. The Apostles, op.49 (Elgar) By the wayside (Part 2)
WAX 2385-2; 21 Jan 1927 L1968; 9343 CD: CDAX 8019
CD: (Both parts) Dutton Labs CDAX 8019, Symposium 1169

(Small Studio, Columbia Studios, Petty France, London) with Piano accompaniment
13. The devout lover (M.V. White)
WAX2706-1;-2 11 May 1927

14. Annabelle Lee (H. Leslie)
WAX2707-1;-2;-3 11 May 1927

w. orchestra conducted by Clarence Raybould and Miriam Licette, soprano 15. Die Zauberflöte (Mozart): The manly heart (Bei mannern)
WAX2870-1;-2 14 Jun 1927 9503 02825 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

16. Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Can it be? (Dunque io son) (Rossini)
WAX 2871-2; 14 Jun 1927 9290 02578

17. Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Dare I believe thee? (Gia era scritto- ve che bestia!)
WAX 2872-2; 14 Jun 1927 9290 02578

18. Don Giovanni (Mozart): Give me thy hand, O fairest (Là ci darem la mano)
WAX 2873-1; 14 June 1927 9503 02825 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

Small Studio, Columbia Studios, Petty France, London with piano
19. The devout lover (M.V. White)
WAX2706-3;-4 20 Dec 1927 Unpublished

20. Annabelle Lee (H. Leslie)
WAX2707-4;-5;-6 20 Dec 1927 Unpublished

21. Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): I'm the factotum (Largo al factotum); cond. Clarence Raybould
WAX3200-1;-2;-3 28 Jan 1928 9556 02748
LP: EX2901 1 CD: Dutton Laboratories CDLX 7017

22. Il Trovatore (Verdi): Tempest of the heart (Il balen) cond by Stan. Robinson
WAX3881-1;-2 10 Jul 1928 9556 02748

23. The Bohemian Girl (Balfe): Vocal Gems (part 1) with Miriam Licette (soprano), Francis Russell (tenor), Harry Brindle (bass); chorus and orchestra conducted by Clarence Raybould
WAX4343-1-2 27 Nov 1928 9579

24. The Bohemian Girl (Balfe): Vocal Gems (part 2) with above artists
WAX4344-1;-2 27 Nov 1928 9579

25. Merrie England (German): Vocal Gems (part 1) with Miriam Licette (soprano), Clara Serena (contralto); Francis Russell (tenor); Robert Carr (baritone); orchestra conducted by Charles Prentice
WAX4961-1;-2 28 May 1929 Unpublished

26. Merrie England (German): Vocal Gems (part 2) with above artists
WAX4962-1;-2 28 May 1929 Unpublished

27. Maritana (Wallace): Vocal Gems (part 1) with Miriam Licette (soprano), Clara Serena (contralto); Frances Russell (tenor); Robert Carr (baritone); orchestra conducted by Stanford Robinson
WAX 4983-1-2;-3 29 May 1929 9872 05007

28. Maritana (Wallace): Vocal Gems (part 2) with above artists
WAX 4984-1;-2;-3 29 May 1929 9872 05007

29. Drink to me only with thine eyes (Trad. arr. Batten) with Heddle Nash, Hubert Eisdell (tenors), Norman Allin (bass)
WA9337-1;-2; 19 Jul 1929 5579 01771

30. Meet me by moonlight (arr. Batten) with same artists
WA9338-1;-2 19 July 1929 5526 01748 LP: GEMM 237

31. Passing by (E.C. Purcell) with same artists
WA9339-1;-2 19 Jul 1929 5579 01777 LP: GEMM 237

32. I know of two bright eyes (Clutsam) with same artists
WA9340-1; 19 Jul 1929 5526 01748

33. At Santa Barbara (Russell)
WA9448-1;-2; 5 Sep 1929 DB 158

34. The Old Brigade (Barri)
WA9449-1;-2; 5 Sep 1929 5641 01864

35. Merrie England (German): vocal gems (part 1) with Frances Russell, Miriam Licette, Clara Serena, Robert Carr; with orchestra conducted by Charles Prentice
WAX4961-3;-4;-5 6 Sep 1929 9893 05026 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

36. Merrie England (German): Vocal Gems (part 2) with above artists
WAX4962-3;-4 6 Sep 1929 9893 05026 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

37. Villanelle (Dell'Acqua) Unpublished
WA9512-1;-2 19 Sep 1929

38. When dull care (H. Lane Wilson)
WA9513-1;-2 19 Sep 1929 5641 01864

39. Will she be waiting up? (Trad arr Sterndale-Bennett)
WA9514-1;-2 19 Sep 1929 DB 158 CD: CDLX 7017

40. Freebooter Songs (Wallace): Son o' mine
WA10911-1;-2 15 Nov 1930 Unpublished

41. Freebooter Songs (Wallace): The rebel
WA10912-1;-2 15 Nov 1930 Unpublished

42. So we'll go no more a-roving (M. V. White)
WAX5676-1;-2;-3 15 Nov 1930 DX 248 DOX-216
CDs: CDLX 7017; Cheyne CHE 44459

43. Freebooter Songs (Wallace): Son of mine
WA 10911-3;-4; 12 Dec 1930 DB 750 DO-676

44. Freebooter Songs (Wallace): The rebel
WA10912-3;-4 12 Dec 1930 DB 750 DO-676

45. Annabelle Lee (H. Leslie)
WAX5914-1;-2 12 Dec 1930 Unpublished

46. The devout lover (M. V. White)
WAX5915-1;-2; 12 Dec 1930 DX 248 DOX-216 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

47. Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss): Come with me, no risk you run (Komm' mit mir) with Heddle Nash; orchestra conducted by Clarence Raybould
WAX 5929-1;-2; 22 Dec 1930 DX 212
LP: GEMM 237; CDs: CDLX 7012; Pearl GEMM 9175

48. La Bohème (Puccini): Ah Mimi, false, fickle-hearted (O Mimi, tu piu non torni) with Heddle Nash
WAX5930-1; 22 Dec 1930 DX212
LP: GEMM 237; CD: Pearl GEMM 9319

49. Bedouin love song (Pinsuti)
WAX6006-1;-2;-3 10 Mar 1931 DX 280 DX-280 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

50. The Carnival (Molloy)
WAX6007-1;-2;-3 10 Mar 1931 DX 280 DX-280 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

Four Indian Love Lyrics (Amy Woodforde-Finden)
51. Temple bells
CA12980-1;-2 2 Sep 1931 Unpublished

52. Less than the dust
CA12981-1;-2 2 Sep 1931 Unpublished

53. Kashmiri Song
CA12982-1;-2 2 Sep 1931 Unpublished

54. Till I wake
CA12983-1;-2 2 Sep 1931 Unpublished

55. Waltzes from Vienna (J. Strauss/Cooke): Love and war with chorus and orchestra conducted by Walford Hayden
WAX 11957-1;-2 8 Sept 1931 DB 620 DO-711
(rev: Marie Burke)

56. Passing by (E. C. Purcell)
CA13121-1;-2 11 Oct 1931 DB 1016 DO-888 CD: 0027

57. They called her the gentle maiden (arr. Somervell)
CA13122-1;-2 11 Oct 1931 DB 1016 DO-888 CD: 0027

58. The Geisha (Greenbank-Jones): Star of my Soul
CA13123-1;-2 11 Oct 1931 DB 972 DO-878

59. Floradora (L. Stuart): In the shade of the palm
CA13124-1;-2 11 Oct 1931 DB 972 DO-878

60. Rigoletto (Verdi): Fairest daughter of the graces (Bella figlia dell'amore) with Miriam Licette, Muriel Brunskill and Heddle Nash; orchestra conducted by Clarence Raybould
CAX6233-1;-2;-3;-4; 12 Oct 1931 DX 302
LP: Pearl GEMM 237; CD: Pearl GEMM 9175

61. In the mystic land of Egypt (Ketelby) with chorus; Charles Prentice and his Orchestra (part 1)
CA12394-1;-2 Feb 1932 DB 767 CD: Naxos 8.110848

62. In the mystic land of Egypt (Ketelby) (part 2)
CA12395-1;-2 Feb. 1932 DB 767 CD: Naxos 8.110848

(No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London with piano acc.)
63. Ptolemy (Handel): Silent worship
CA14496-1;-2 14 May 1932 DB 1482; CD: 0027

64. I bless the dawn that brought me to you (Haydn Wood)
CA14497-1;-2 14 May 1932 DB 1482; CD: 0027

(No. 1a Studio, Abbey Road, London with orchestra conducted by George Scott-Wood
65. She shall have music (A. Murray)
CA15562-1;-2 31 Jan 1936 DB 1632 DO-1534

66. Just me 'an Mary (A. Murray)
CA15563-1;-2 31 Jan 1936 DB 1632 DO-1534

HMV RECORDINGS 1937 - 1951, Kingsway Hall, London  

67. England, my England- A Pageant of National Songs with Betty Bannerman & Massed Symphony of Orchestras, conducted by George Walter (part 1)
2EA 1044-1;-2 3 Mar 1937 C 2898

68. England, my England - (part 2)
2EA 1045-1; 3 March 1937 C 2898

Light Opera Company with Ina Souez and chorus, cond. Walter Goehr
69. Paganini (Lehar-Herbert) Vocal Gems (part 1)
2EA 1047-1;-2 13 Apr 1937 C 2902

70. Paganini (Lehar-Herbert) Vocal Gems (part 2)
2EA 1048-1;-2 13 Apr 1937 C 2902

Kingsway Hall, London with chorus and orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr

71. Famous Ballads to words by Frederick Weatherley (part 1)
Midshipmate/Veteran's song/Mountain loves/Friend o' mine
2EA 1112-1;-2 2 Nov 1937 C 2958 C-2958

72. (part 2) Sergeant of the line/Deathless army/Nirvana/
Up from Somerset
2EA 1113-1;-2 2 Nov 1937 C 2958 C-2958

No. 1a Studio, Abbey Road, London with orchestra conducted by R. Douglas
73. The midshipmate (Adams)
OEA6269-1; B8743 15 Mar 1938 B 8743; CD: 0027

74. On the road to Mandalay (Kipling/Speakes)
OEA6270-1;-2 15 Mar 1938 B 8743 CD: 0027

No. 1a Studio, Abbey Road, London with Gerald Moore, piano
75. Phantom fleets (Murray)
OEA8048-1 12 Sep 1939 B 8971 B-8971; CD: 0027

76. Son o' mine (Wallace)
OEA8049-1 12 Sep 1939 B 9013 EA-2725

77. Shipmates o' mine (Sanderson)
OEA8050-1;-2 12 Sep 1939 B 9013

78. Up from Somerset (Sanderson)
OEA8251-1 12 Sep 1939 B 9142 EA-3197

79. Friend o' mine (Sanderson)
OEA8252-1 12 Sep 1939 B 9125

80. Drake's drum (Stanford)
OEA8253-1 12 Sep 1939 B 9125

81. Until (Sanderson)
OEA8254-1 12 Sep 1939 B 8970 B-8970

82. The trumpeter (Dix)
2EA8255-1;-2 12 Sep 1939 C 3125 C-3125 CD: 0027

83. The Midshipmate (S. Adams)
OEA8258-1 12 Sep 1939 Unpublished

84. Nirvana (S. Adams)
2EA8256-1; 12 Sep 1939 C 3125 C-3125
CDs: HMV CDP 7 98994 2; 0027; Cheyne CHE 44459

85. The deathless army (Trotere) Unpublished
OEA8267-1 12 Sep 1939

86. The organ blower (G. Barker)
OEA8259-1;-2 12 Sep 1939 B 8970 B-8970

87. My old Shako (Trotere) Unpublished
OEA8260-1 12 Sep 1939

88. There'll always be an England (Parker/Charles)
OEA8261-1; 12 Sep 1939 B 8971 B-8971

89. The boys of the Old Brigade (Barri)
OEA8262-1 12 Sep 1939 B 9142

No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London with male chorus and orchestra conducted by Ronnie Munro

90. Watchman, What of the night? (Sargeant) with Webster Booth
2EA8125-1;-2; 19 Oct 1939 C 3124 AR1 EB-148

91. Excelsior (Balfe) with Webster Booth
2EA8126-1;-2 19 Oct 1939 C 3124 AR1 EB-148

No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London with male chorus; Band of the Coldstream Guards conducted by Captain J. C. Windram


92. We must all stick together (Wallace)
OEA8131-1; 25 Oct 1939 B 8985 B-8985

93. Lords of the air (Burnaby)
OEA8132-1; 25 Oct 1939 B 8984 B-8984

94. Wings over the Navy (Warren)
OEA 8133-1; 25 Oct 1939 B 8985 B-8985

95. There'll always be an England (Charles)
OEA8134-1; 25 Oct 1939 B 8984 B-8984

Kingsway Hall, London with Anne Ziegler (soprano), Nancy Evans (contralto), Webster Booth (tenor), George Baker (baritone); chorus and orchestra conducted by Isadore Godfrey

96. The Mikado (Sullivan)- Vocal gems (part 1)
2EA8166-1;-2 27 Oct 1939 C 3128

97. The Mikado (Sullivan) - Vocal gems (part 2)
2EA8167-1;-2 27 Oct 1939 C 3128

98. The Gondoliers (Sullivan)- Vocal gems (part 1)
2EA8168-1;-2 27 Oct 1939 C 3151

99. The Gondoliers (Sullivan) - Vocal gems (part 2)
2EA8169-1;-2 27 Oct 1939 C 3151

Kingsway Hall, London with Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra conducted by Warwick Braithwaite
100. Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): I'm the factotum (Largo al factotum)
2EA8178-1;-2 8 Dec 1939 C 3141 EB-160
45 rpm: 7EG 8275 LP: HLM 7009; CDs: CDLX 7018; 0027

101. Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): A word, allow me (Prologo)
2EA8179-1;-2 8 Dec 1939 C 3141; EB-160 LP: HLM 7009;
CDs: Dutton CDLX 7017; Pearl GEMM CDS 9925; Greenhorn 0027

102. Otello (Verdi): Iago's Creed (Credo in un dio crudel)
2EA8180-1;-2 8 Dec 1939 C 3153;
LP: HLM 7009; CDs: CDLX 7017; Cheyne CHE 44459

103. Faust (Gounod): Even bravest heart (Avant de quitter ses lieux)
2EA8181-1;-2 8 Dec 1939 C 3153; CDs: CDLX 7017; Cheyne CHE 44459

Kingsway Hall, London with Noel Eadie (soprano), Nancy Evans (contralto, Webster Booth (tenor); Sadler's Wells Orchestra conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

104. Carmen (Bizet): Vocal Gems (part 1)
2EA8190-1;-2 21 Dec 1939 C 3143 C-3143

105. Carmen (Bizet): Vocal Gems (part 2) with above artists
2EA8191-1;-2 21 Dec 1939 C 3143 C-3143

No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Male quartet; Band of the Coldstream Guards conducted by Captain J. C. Windram

106. The Empire is marching (Dudley Glass)
OEA8723-1;-1a;--2a 21 Aug 1940 B 9080 EA-2725

107. The British Grenadiers (Traditional)
OEA8724-1;-1a;--2a 21 Aug 1940 B 9080

Kingsway Hall, London with Male Chorus; Organ; Band of the Coldstream Guards conducted by Captain J. C. Windram
108. Song of Liberty (Elgar) (arrangement of Pomp and Circumstance No. 4 in G major, Op.39); DN as part of chorus.
2EA8198-1
2EA8199-1;-2 2 Oct 1940 B 8984/5 C 3191 C-3191 CD: CDLX 8020

No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Gerald Moore, piano
109. Boots (McCall)
OEA9515-1 27 Sep 1941 B 9212

110. The mountains o' Mourne (Collison)
0EA9516-1; 27 Sep 1941 B 9232

111. I travel the road (Thayer)
OEA9517-1; 27 Sep 1941 B 9212

112. Old Father Thames (O'Hagan)
OEA9518-1; 27 Sep 1941 B 9232

No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Gerald Moore, piano
113. The Spanish Lady (Addinsell): Fire over England
OEA9658-1;-2; 10 Oct 1941 B 9245 AR3 EA-3045

114. The church bells of England (K. Russell)
OEA9659-1;-2 10 Oct 1941 B 9245 AR3 EA-3045

115. Isobel (F. Bridge)
DEA9664-1;-2 10 Oct 1941 Unpublished

116. When the home bells ring again (Haydn Wood)
OEA9665-1;-2; 10 Oct 1941 B 9265 AR3

117. Follow the plough (Saroney)
OEA9666-1;-2 10 Oct 1941 B 9265; AR3 EA-3197

Houldsworth Hall, Manchester with Webster Booth (tenor), Hallé Orchestra conducted by Warwick Braithwaite
118. La Traviata (Verdi): From fair Provence (Di provenza)
2ER626-1;-2; 29 Aug 1942 C 3304; 1PX52;
CDs: CDLX 7017; 0027; Cheyne CHE 44459

119. Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart): Say goodbye to pastime (Non piu andrai)
2ER628-1;-2;-3 29 Aug 1942 C 3304 45 rpm: 7EG 8275
CDs: CDLX 7017; Greenhorn 0027; Cheyne CHE 44459

120. La Bohème (Puccini): Ah Mimi, false, fickled-heart (O Mimi, tu piu non tardi)... In a coupe (E tu, cuffietta lieve) with Webster Booth
2ER629-1;-2; 29 Aug 1942 C 3369 CD: CDLX 7032


Houldsworth Hall, Manchester with Hallé Orchestra conducted by Warwick Braithwaite
121. Le Nozze Di Figaro (Mozart): If you are after a little amusement
OER688-1;-2;-3; 16 Mar 1943 B 9325; B-9755 CDs: 0027; CDLX 7020

Houldsworth Hall, Manchester with Gwen Catley (soprano); Hallé Orchestra conducted by Warwick Braithwaite
122. Die Zauberflöte (Mozart): The manly heart (Bei mannern) with Gwen Catley
0ER691-1;-2;-3; 7 Mar 1943 B 9338 45 rpm: 7EG 8275 CD: CDLX 7017

123. Die Zauberflöte (Mozart): A maiden fair and slender (Ein madchen oder weibchen)
2ER692-1;-2; 17 Mar 1943 C 3520 CDs: CDLX 7017; Cheyne CHE 44459

124. Don Giovanni (Mozart): Give me thy hand, O fairest (Là ci darem la mano) with Gwen Catley
OER693-1;-2; 17 Mar 1943 B 9338 CD: CDLX 7020

125. Die Zauberflöte (Mozart): A fowler bold (Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja)
OER694-1;-2; 17 Mar 1943 B 9325 45 rpm: 7EG 8275
CDs: CDLX 7020; Greenhorn 0027

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool with Joan Hammond (soprano); Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Basil Cameron
126. La Traviata (Verdi): Now command me (Imponete)
2ER733-1;-2; 20 Dec 1943 C 3387 EB-244 CD: CDLX 7017

127. La Traviata (Verdi): Ah! Say to thy daughter dear (Pura siccome un angelo)
2ER734-1;-2; 20 Dec 1943 C 3387 EB-244 CD: CDLX 7017

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool with Webster Booth (tenor); Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Basil Cameron
128. Il Trovatore (Verdi): Tempest of the heart (Il balen)
2ER735-1;-2 21 Dec 1943 Unpublished

129. Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Tis the Spring (All'idea di quel metallo) with Webster Booth
2ER736-1;-2; 21 Dec 1943 C 3398; CD: CDLX 7017

130. Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Fifteen my number is (Numero quindici) with Webster Booth
2ER737-1;-2; 21 Dec 1943 C 3398; CD: CDLX 7017

131. Rigoletto (Verdi): Yon assassin's my equal (Pari siamo)
2ER739-1;-2; 21 Dec 1943 C 3520; CDs: CDLX 7017; Cheyne CHE 44459

No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Maurice Miles
132. Merrie England (German): The Yeomen of England
2EA10709-1;-2 10 Oct 1945 unpublished

133. Merrie England (German): The Yeomen of England
2EA10709-3;-4 4 Mar 1946 C 3490 AR1

No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Gerald Moore, piano
134. A legend, Op. 54 No. 5 (Tchaikovsky)
OEA12145-1;-2 23 Jun 1947 Unpublished

135. None but the lonely heart, Op.6 No.6 (Tchaikovsky)
OEA 12146-3; 23 Jun 1947 Unpublished

136. To the forest, Op.47 No. 5 (Tchaikovsky)
OEA12147-1; 23 Jun 1947 Unpublished

137. Don Juan's serenade, Op. 38 No. 1 (Tchaikovsky)
OEA12184; 23 Jun 1947 Unpublished

No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Gerald Moore, piano 
138. A Legend, Op. 54 No. 5 (Tchaikovsky)
OEA12145-3;-4 15 Jul 1947 B 9625 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

139. None but the lonely heart, Op. 6 No. 6 (Tchaikovsky)
OEA12146-3;-4 15 Jul 1947 B 9625 CDs: CDLX 7017; Cheyne CHE 44459

140. To the forest, Op. 47 No. 5 (Tchaikovsky)
2EA12183-1;-2 15 Jul 1947 C 3637

141. Don Juan's serenade, Op. 38 No. 1 (Tchaikovsky)
2EA12184-1;-2 15 Jul 1947 C 3637 CD: CDLX 7017

No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano); Marjorie Thomas (contralto); Heddle Nash (tenor); Herbert Dawson (organ)

142. I saw three ships (Traditional)
OEA12479-1;-2; 4 Nov 1947 B 9602

143. A great and mighty wonder (Praetorius)
OEA12480-1;-2 4 Nov 1947 B 9602

144. Good Christian men rejoice (Traditional)
OEA12481-1;-2 4 Nov 1947 B 9603

145. A Virgin unspotted (Traditional)
OEA12482-1;-2 4 Nov 1947 B 9603

Kingsway Hall, London with String Quintet; Herbert Dawson (organ)
146. Panis Angelicus (Franck)
OEA12691-2; 26 Jan 1948 B 9682; CD: 0027

147. Jocelyn (Godard): Angels guard Thee (Berceuse)
OEA12692-1 26 Jan 1948 B 9682; CD: 0027

148. If I can help somebody (Androzzo)
OEA12693-2; 26 Jan 1948 B 9656 CD: 0027

149. Bless this house (Brahe)
OEA12694-1 26 Jan 1948 B 9625 CD: 0027

Tommy Hartley Memorial Choir cond. Leslie Woodgate, with Walter Midgeley, Webster Booth, William Herbert, Walter Widdop; Parry Jones (tenors); Dennis Noble, George Hancock, Redvers Llewellyn (baritones); George James, Norman Allin, (bassos), Edward Dykes, Frederick Gregory (singers).

150. The long day closes (Sullivan)
2EA13584-1;-2 8 Feb 1949

151. God be in my head (Walford Davies)
2E 13585-1; 8 Feb 1949 C 3844

with Philharmonia Orchestra cond. Michael Mudie
152. Elijah: It is enough (Mendelssohn)
2EA13619-1;-2; 22 Feb 1949 C 3650; CD: CDLX 7017

153. Elijah: Is not his Word like a fire? (Mendelssohn)
2AE13620-1;-2; 22 Feb 1949 C 3650; CD: CDLX 7017

Columbia Studios, London
Aladdin and the Magic Lamp (Henson-Currie)
Columbia Pantomime Company with Harold Geller
With: Aladdin: Jessie Matthews Mrs. Washee: Mirim Licette
Princess: Margaret Eaves Abanazza: Horace Percival
Emperor: Dennis Noble Geni: Edward Dykes
Widow Twankey: Charles Penrose
154. CA21272-1,2 31 Oct 1949 DB2621
155. CA21273-1,2 31 Oct 1949 DB2621
156. CA21274-1,2 31 Oct 1949 DB2622
157. CA21275-1,2 31 Oct 1949 DB2622

No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London with Gerald Moore, piano
158. The Frost-bound wood (Warlock)
OEA15471-1; 5 Apr 1951 B 10075 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

159. The fox (Warlock)
OEA15472-1;-2 5 Apr 1951 B 10075 CD: Cheyne CHE 44459

160. Bululalow/The night (Warlock)
2EA15505-1 5 Apr 1951 Unpublished

161. Han'acker Mill/The twelve oxen (Warlock)
2EA15506-1B 5 Apr 1951 Unpublished

Parlophone
with the Band of the Coldstream Guards & chorus cond. Major Douglas A. Pope
162. To the Queen (God bless her) (Annette Mills)
CE14440-3A,3B 4 Mar 1953 Unpublished
CE14445-2C 19 Mar 1953 Parlophone R 3665

163. Coronation Bells (Partridge)
CE14445-2A, 2B 4 Mar 1953 Unpublished
CE14445-2C 19 Mar 1953 Parlophone R 3665

Argo Studios, Hollymount Road, Hampstead, London with Wilfred Parry (piano), Spring 1955
LP: "DON'T FORGET YOUR MUSIC" Argo RG 53

164. Until (Sanderson)
165. So we'll go no more a-roving (M. V. White)
166. The Holy City (S. Adams)
167. My old Shako (Trotere),
168. Nirvana (S. Adams)
169. I hear you calling me (Marshall)
170. Off to Philadelphia (Haynes)
171. I'll sing thee songs of Araby (Clay)
172. Glorious Devon (German)
173. The boys of the Old Brigade (Barri)
174. The Company Sergeant Major (Langstaffe)
175. Because (D'Hardelot)
176. Father O'Flynn (Traditional arr. Stanford)

177. Glorious Devon (German)
? ? DO-426

178. Four Jolly Sailormen (German)
? ? DO-426

Decca Studios, Broadhurst Gardens, London,
Four Indian Love Lyrics (Amy Woodforde-Finden) with Josephine Lee, piano, released on 45 rpm as Argo EAF 5 Matrix Nos: 2009/2010, Published 1960
179. The temple bells
180. Less than the dust
181. Kashmiri song
182. Till I wake

Argo Record Company Limited, 113 Fulham Road, London SW3
Songs of Eric Coates with Josephine Lee (piano); Autumn 1958 released on 45 rpm as Argo EAF 7 Matrix Nos: FRG 2013/2014 Published 1960
183. Mending roadways
184. I heard you singing
185. The fairy tales of Ireland
186. A dinder courtship


COMPLETE AND PARTIAL OPERAS
(Scala Theatre, Charlotte Street, London)
187. Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) Recorded complete in English on twelve 10-inch (25 cm) records by the principals, chorus and orchestra of the British National Opera Company in La Scala Theatre, London. Conductor: Eugene Goossens, Sr.
Cast: Miriam Licette (Nedda), Harold Williams (Tonio), Frank Mullings (Canio), Heddle Nash (Beppe), Dennis Noble (Silvio).
8* 9** 11+ 19++ March 1927 Columbia 4347-4358;

WRA5002-4 You mock me, too long I've borne it* 4352
WRA5030-1 My Fate is in thy hands* 4352
WRA5049-2 Why hast thou taught me?++ 4353
WRA5029-1 Tread lightly, lightly+ 4353
WRA5066-2 Act 2 Opening Chorus Quickly, sweet gossip+ 4355
WRA5065-1 No, Punchinello, no more+ 4358
WRA5067-2 Finale: If Thou deemest me so unworthy+ 4358
Cassette: GSH4. LP: Pearl GEMM 210
CDs: Cheyne Records CHE 44378; Divine Art 27805
CD-R: Mike Richter PAG PAG 27

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, (actual performance) 4 July, 1928
188. Boris Godunov: Prologue, scenes from Acts 2 & 3, act 4 (sung in Russian and Italian) (Mussorgsky)
Dennis Noble as Lavretsky with Feodor Chaliapin (bass) Boris; Aristide Barrachi (Tchelkalov, Tcheraikovky); Angelo Bada (tenor) Prince Chouisky; Dino Borgioli (tenor) Dimitri; Salvatore Baccaloni (bass) Varlaam; Margherita Carosio (soprano) Theodore; Octave Dua (tenor) Innocente; Luigi Manfrini (bass) Pimen; Orchestra and Chorus of Royal Opera House, Covent Garden conducted by Vincenzo Bellezza.
CR2183-1;-2 [transfer of take 1] Come let us vote, Boyards
DB 1182; LP: HMV RLS 742; CD: Guild GHCD 2206

189. Maritana (Wallace) Recorded in concise form in English on six 10-inch records. Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Clarence Raybould; Cast: Heddle Nash (Don Caesar de Bazan), Miriam Licette (Maritana), Dennis Noble (Don Jose de Santarem), Clara Serena (Lazarillo). DB 613-618

31st August 1931
a) CA11919-1;-2 In happy moments day by day DB 616 CD: 0027
b) CA11920-1;-2 Of fairy wand had I the power DB 614
c) CA11921-1;-2 Turn on, old time DB 615

2nd September 1931
d) CA11926-1;-2 Finale (Act 2): What mystery? DB618
LP: OPAL 814

BBC broadcast transmission on 17 February, 1939
190. Manon (Massenet) Abridged in English with DN as Lescaut, Maggie Teyte (Manon), Heddle Nash (Chevalier des Grieux), Norman Walker (Comte des Grieux), Roy Henderson (De Bretigny); cond. Stanford Robinson CD: Dutton CDLX 7023

191. The Beggar's Opera (Gay/Pepusch/Austin) with Dennis Noble (Macheath), Carmen Prietto (Polly Peachum), Martha Lipton (Lucy Lockit), Roderick Jones (Mr. Peachum), Marjorie Westbury (Mrs. Peachum), John Cameron (Lockit), William McAlpine (Filtch); Conducted by Richard Austin. 1955
LPs: RG 76-8 (three LPs); re-issued RG 101/2 (two LPs)

Grand Hotel Broadcast (BBC) with Palm Court Orchestra cond. by Albert Sandler
192. The Little Admiral
193. These you have loved
CD: Private issue

ORATORIO, CONCERTED WORKS, SONG CYCLES
11 November, 1928 with Beecham Opera Chorus & Orchestra and London Symphony, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. Recorded in Portman Rooms, Baker Street, Manchester.

194. Sea Drift (Delius)
WAX4296 - 1;-2;-3; WAX4297 - 1;-2;-3; WAX6298 - 1;-2; WAX4299 - 1;-2;
WAX4300 - 1;-2; WAX4301 - 1;-2; WAX4302 - 1;-2
78rpm: unpublished; initial approved sides as marked
CD: Somm-Beecham 10

195. Belshazzar's Feast (Walton) recorded in Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool with Huddersfield Choir; Liverpool Philharmonic orchestra, cond. William Walton

3rd January 1943
HMV 2ER 661 -1; -2;-3; 2ER 662 -1; -2;-3; 2ER 663 -1; -2; 2ER 664 -1; -2;-3;
2ER 665 -1; -2;-3; 2ER 667 -1;-2

10th January 1943
HMV 2ER 668 -1; -2; -3; 2ER 666 -1; -2; -3; 2ER 669 -1; -2; -3; -4;
2ER 670 -1; -2
C3330/4; EB-210/214; ALP 1809
LP: HMV ALP 1089, ED 290715 1, FALP 337
CD: EMI CDH 7 63381; Pearl GEM 0171

196. The Dream of Gerontius, op. 38 (Elgar) recorded 8th - 12th April, 1945 in Huddersfield Town Hall with Gladys Ripley, Heddle Nash, Norman Walker and the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Huddersfield Choral Society, conducted by Malcolm Sargent

2ER 836-857; C3435/46; C7611/22 (auto); EB-294/305
LPs: HMV RLS709 & EMI/Turnabout/Vox/THS 65102/3;
CDs: Testament SBT 2025: Pearl GEMS 0128

197. Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) recorded on 4th July, 1945 in No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road with Philharmonic String Orchestra; and Joan Hammond, Isobel Baillie, Edith Coates, Joan Fullerton, Edna Hobson, Gladys Ripley, Sylvia Patriss and Trefor Jones; conducted by Constance Lambert with Boris Ord, harpsichord
2EA 10518 - 2EA 529 C 3471/2/4/5/6; C 7628/9/30/1/3
(also released by ARGO) EB-540/546
CD: Opera d'oro OPD 1220

NIXA
198. The Crucifixion (Stainer) with Jan van der Gucht
c. 1950 CLP-1110/1 CLP-1110/1

NIXA - recorded in Walthamstow Assembly Hall in 1954
199. Belshazzar's Feast (Walton) conducted by Sir Adrian Boult.
NLP-904 NLP-904

NOTE - Peter Burgis: "The above Columbia, HMV and Regal Australian pressings were all manufactured at the Columbia (later EMI) factory at Homebush, a Sydney suburb."  

MISCELLANEOUS:

OVERSEAS RECORDED BROADCASTING SERVICE 1940s
AND NAAFI FOR ENSA with sleeve by HMV

198. PORTRAIT IN SONG
2-12" LPs

GUI DE BUIRE RECORDINGS (Dennis Noble but not so identified)

199. "MECOLICO PRIVATE RECORD" 10 " LP
a) Lift up your hearts
b) I bless the day


200. "MECOLICO PRIVATE RECORD" 10" single-sided LP
a) Nut brown ale 2 June 1949

201. "MECOLICO PRIVATE RECORD" 10" single-sided LP
a) When I have sung only songs to you 13 March 1951

202. FILMS AND/OR SONGS FROM FILMS
1930 MGM “Spanish Eyes”
1933 Pathétone 147 "The One Girl"
1934 Pathétone 211 "London River"
1934 Pathétone 231 "Island of June"
1936 Pathé Pictorial NS 28 "Limehouse"
1937 Pathétone 401
1938 Pathétone 420 "The Phantom Fleet"
1938 Pathé Pictorial NS 139 "When the Guards Go Marching By"
1939 Pathétone 501 (reissue of Pathétone 420)
1940 Pathétone 514 "The Little Ships"

203. PATHÉ NEWSREELS Towards the end of 2002, the film archives of British Pathé were online at http://www.britishpathe.com. Dennis Noble sings various songs and arias. Log on or see Damian Rogan - PATHÉ NEWSREELS, RC Vol. 48 No. 1 p.45/6

Peter Lack in London has submitted two additions:
204. Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss): excerpts DN with Heddle Nash & others
HMV C 2107 1930
(The singers are anonymous, perhaps because both Noble and Nash were under contract to Columbia at the time)

205. Old Armchair/Come In and Welcome - Cadbury Hour broadcast
HMV CTPX 4125-1

DENNIS NOBLE ON CD (the nos identify the Discography listing)

DENNIS NOBLE NIRVANA Greenhorn Record Company 0027 - Nos 56, 57, 63, 64, 73, 74, 75, 82, 84, 100, 101, 118, 119, 121, 125, 146, 147, 148, 149, 189(a)

A TRIBUTE TO DENNIS NOBLE Dutton Labs CDLX 7017 nla - Nos 21, 39, 42, 101, 102, 103, 118, 119 122, 123, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 139, 141, 152, 153

DENNIS NOBLE, baritone Cheyne CHE 44459 - Nos 9, 10, 15, 18, 23, 24, 35, 36, 42, 46, 49, 50, 84, 102, 103, 118, 119, 123, 131, 138, 139, 158, 159

DRAWING ROOM BALLADS HMV CDP 7 98994 2 - #84

THE MUSIC OF KETELBY Naxos 8.110848 - #s61, 62

ELGAR INTERPRETERS Dutton Labs CDAX 8019 - #’s 11, 12

ELGAR INTERPRETERS Vol. 2 Dutton Labs CDAX 8020 - #108

HEDDLE NASH "Serenade" Pearl GEMM 9175 - #s 47, 60

HEDDLE NASH Arias and songs Pearl GEMM 9319 - #48

THE INCOMPARABLE HEDDLE NASH Dutton CDLX 7012 - #47

SIR HAMILTON HARTY Symposium 1169 - #’s 11, 12

HEDDLE NASH Dutton CDLX 7032 - #120

Boris Godounov excpts from a live CG performance in 1928
Guild GHCD 2206 - #188

Manon abridged in English BBC broadcast 1939 - #190

COVENT GARDEN ON RECORD Pearl GEMM 9925 - #101

STARS OF ENGLISH OPERA CDLX 7018 - #102

STARS OF ENGLISH OPERA Dutton CDLX 7020 - #s 121,124,125

Pagliacci Cheyne CHE 44378; Divine Art 27805
CD-R Mike Richter PAG PAG 27 - #187

Sea Drift (Delius) SOMM-BEECHAM 10 - #194

WALTON CONDUCTS WALTON (Belshazzar’s Feast) (1943)
EMI CDH 7 63381 & Pearl GEMM 0171 - #195

Belshazzar’s Feast (1954) Nixa NLP 904 - # 199

The Dream of Gerontius Testament SBT 2025; Pearl GEMS 0128 - # 196

Dido and Aeneas OPERA d'ORO 10PD 1220 - # 197

Maritana (selection “a” only) - 189


DENNIS NOBLE ON AUDIO CASSETTE 
A perfectionist C90 which rivals any CD in sound quality is available from Brian Parkinson, 7 Elliott Walk, Preston, Lancs, England PR1 7TP

DENNIS NOBLE Only On LP  
The Beggar’s Opera RG 76-8/ RG 101/2 - #191

The Crucifixion Nixa CLP 1110/1 - #198

Maritana OPAL 814 - # 189 

 


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