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ROBERT RADFORD DISCOGRAPHY
by J. P. Kenyon (with additions by Alan Kelly and CAH )

nr = not released

THE GRAMOPHONE COMPANY 1903. Black G. & T.
Matrix no. rec. date s/s no. d/s no. LP/CD
1903
1 Drinking (In cellar cool) (Im tiefen Keller) (Fischer)
3210b 5 Mar. 03 destroyed
3211b 5 Mar. 03 destroyed
2 Freebooter Songs: Son of mine (Wm. Wallace)
3212b 5 Mar. 03 destroyed
3 My little woman (Osgood)
3213b 5 Mar. 03 destroyed
3214b 5 Mar. 03 destroyed
4 Die Zauberflöte: Qui sdegno (In diesen heiligen Hallen) (Mozart)
3215b 5 Mar. 03 destroyed
5 Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Knight)
3216b 5 Mar. 03 destroyed
6 In a Persian Garden: Myself when young (L. Lehmann)
3262b 11 Mar. 03 destroyed
7 Quaff with me the purple wine (Shield)
3263b 11 Mar. 03 2-2812
8. Oh! Oh! Hear the wild winds blow (Mattei)
3264b 11 Mar. 03 2-2810
9. In sheltered vale. (Gluck)
3265b 11 Mar. 03 2-2813
10. Bedouin love song (Pinsuti)
3266b 11 Mar. 03 2-2814
1904
COLUMBIA Spring/Summer Black and Silver 10-in. (Self announced)
English labels were green with gold writing

11. In cellar cool (Fischer)
25363
12. Nazareth (Gounod)
25364
13. Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Knight)
25365
14. Son & Stranger: I’m a roamer (Mendelssohn) (Pno)
25488-1 25488
15. Messiah: Why do the nations? (Handel)
25489
16. Bedouin love song (Pinsuti)
25490
1906
BLACK G&T, London (with orchestra )
17. The palms (Fauré)
8926b 11 Sept. 06 3-2768
18. Glorious Devon (German)
8927b 11 Sept. 06 3-2497
19. Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Knight) (Orch.)
8928b 11 Sept. 06 3-2788 E77 CD: 0017
8929b 11 Sept. 06 destroyed
20 Son & Stranger: I’m a roamer (Mendelssohn)
8930b 11 Sept. 06 3-2758
21 Tomorrow will be Friday (Molloy) (Orch.)
8931b 11 Sept. 06 destroyed
8932b11 Sept. 06 3-2759

1907 (with orchestra, unless stated otherwise)

22 Elijah: Is not His word (Mendelssohn)
9849b 24 Jan. 07 destroyed
23 Elijah: For the mountains shall depart (Mendelssohn) (Orch.)
9850b 24 Jan. 07 3-2803 E76
9851b 24 Jan. 07 destroyed
24 The village blacksmith (Weiss) (Orch)
938c 24 Jan. 07 02085
25 Elijah: Lord, God of Abraham (Mendelssohn)
939c 24 Jan. 07 02083
26 Elijah: It is enough (Mendelssohn)
940c 24 Jan. 07 02084
27 D’ye ken John Peel?
9855b 25 Jan. 07 3-2798
9855½b 25 Jan. 07 destroyed
28 Wrap me up in my old stable jacket (Melville) (Orch & Chorus)
9856b 25 Jan. 07 destroyed
9857b 25 Jan. 07 3-2887 E79 CD: CHE 44383
29 The Meynell Hunt (Cotton) (Orch & Chorus)
9858b 25 Jan. 07 destroyed
9859b 25 Jan. 07 3-2859 E74
30 Drake’s drum (Stanford)
10021b 14 Feb. 07 destroyed
10022b 14 Feb. 07 3-2799
31 Songs of the Sea: The old Superb (Stanford)
10023b 14 Feb. 07 3-2872
10024b 14 Feb. 07 destroyed
32 Elijah: Is not His word like fire? (Mendelssohn)
10025b 14 Feb. 07 3-2804
33 Good company (Adams) (Orch)
10077b Feb. 07 3-2866

34 Sweet and low (Barnby) w. Perceval Allen, Elizabeth Dews and John Harrison. (Unacc.)
1925f May 07 04010
35 The Golden Legend: O gladsome light (Sullivan) w. Allen, Dews and Harrison (Unacc.)
1927f May 07 04008

Discography numbers 36-46 with piano

36 Love and war (Cooke) (w. Harrison)
1943f 1907 04017
37 Lily of Killarney: The moon hath raised her lamp above (Benedict) w. Harrison (pno)
1945f 1907 104014 D300 CD: CHE 44411
38 Watchman, what of the night? (Sargeant) w. Harrison (Pno)
1947f 1907 04009
39 The two beggars (Lane Wilson) w. Harrison (Pno)
1948f 1907 04013
40 Glorious Devon (German) (Pno)
6354e 1907 3-2894
41 Son & Stranger: I’m a roamer (Mendelssohn) (Pno)
1989f 1907 02102 D259
42 Simon the Cellarer (Hatton) (Pno)
6655e 1907 3-2934 E47
43 Still is the night (Abt)
6657e 1907 3-2921
44 In cellar cool (Fischer)
6661e 1907 3-2907
45 The green isle of Erin (Roeckel) (Pno)
2055f 1907 02112
46 Nazareth (Gounod) (Pno, organ & bells)
2090f 1907 02117
1908
47 The Golden Legend: All hail, Prince Henry (Sullivan) w. Harrison
7515e Jan 08 4454

Discography numbers 48-51 with piano

48 Faust: If I pray, there is none to hear (Gounod) w. Harrison (Pno)
2220f Jan 08 04018
49 Faust: Be mine the delight (Gounod) w. Harrison (Pno)
2223f Jan 08 04019 D300 CDs: PHI CD 191
CHE44411
50 Excelsior! (Balfe) w. Harrison (Pno & organ)
2277f 1908 04022 D301 CD: 0017
51 The battle eve (Bonheur) w. Harrison (Pno)
2281f 1908 04023
52 The Tempest: Arise, ye subterranean winds (Purcell)
2315f 1908 02150
53 Acis and Galatea: I rage, I melt, I burn …O ruddier than the cherry (Handel)
2317f 1908 02128 D256 CD: CHE 44383
54 Scipio: Hear me, ye winds and waves (Handel)
2318f 1908 02143
55 Philémon et Baucis: Vulcan’s song (Au bruit des lords marteaux) (Gounod) (Pno)
2319f 1908 02134
56 The Larboard Watch (Williams) w. Harrison (Pno)
7683e 4-11 Feb 08 4453 E107
7684e Feb 08 unpub.
7685e Feb 08 unpoub,
57 The crucifix (Fauré) w. Allen
2370f 1908 04026
58 God is a spirit (Sterndale Bennett) w. Allen, Alice Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
2376f 1908 04025 D291
59 Goodnight beloved (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
2378f 1908 04030
60 When hands meet (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
2380f 1908 04036 D299
61 The light of The World: Yea, tho’ I walk (Sullivan) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
2383f 1908 04037
62 In this hour of softened splendour (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
2385f 1908 04028 D292
63 The parting kiss (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
2387f 1908 04027

Discography numbers 64-73 with piano

64 Geneviève de Brabant: We’ll run ’em in (Offenbach) w. Harrison (Pno)
8862e 1908 4483 E107 CD: CHE44411
65 Could a man be more secure? (Goodwin) w. Harrison
8864e 1908 4482
66 The Castle of Andalusia: The wolf (Shield)
9111e 28 Oct 08 nr
9112e 28 Oct 08 nr
67 Merry Sherwood: I am a friar of orders grey (Reeve)
9113e 28 Oct 08 nr
68 My little woman (Osgood)
9114e 28 Oct 08 nr
69 Master and man (Coningsby Clarke)
9142e 10 Nov 08 nr
70 Gypsy John (Clay)
9143e 10 Nov 08 3-2996
71 The Castle of Andalusia: The wolf (Shield)
9144e 10 Nov 08 4-2035
9145e 10 Nov 08
72 My little woman (Osgood)
9146e 10 Nov 08
73 Pascal Bruno: Revenge (Hatton) (Pno)
9147e 10 Nov 08 4-2007
1909
74 A chip of the old block (Squire) (Orch)
9697e 18 Mar 09 4-2028 E73 CD:0017 
9698e 18 Mar 09
75 The Angelus: Time was (Naylor) w. Pike, Stanley Krkby & Peter Dawson
2956f 6 Apr 09 02185
2957f 6 Apr 09
76 The Angelus: Angel of rest (Naylor) w. Edna Thornton
2958f 6 Apr 09 04043
2959f 6 Apr 09
77 The Magic Flute: Who treads the path (Mozart)
2960f 6 Apr 09 unpub
2961f 6 Apr 09 unpub
78 Judas Maccabeus: Arm, arm, ye brave (Handel) (Orch)
3407f 2 Jul 09 02231 D256 CD: PHI 170
79 The bell ringer (Wallace)
3408f 2 Jul 09 unpub
80 Down among the dead men (Macfarren)
3410f 2 Jul 09 unpub
10431e 2 Jul 09 unpub
81 Samson: Honour and arms (Handel) (Orch)
3411f 2 Jul 09 02209 D259 LP: HLM 7054
CDs: CHE 44383; PHI 170; 0017
82 Merrie England: In England, merrie England (German) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
3464f 15 Jul 09 unpub
3465f 15 Jul 09 04047 D292
83 Haddon Hall: When the budding roses bloom (Sullivan) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
3466f 15 Jul 09 04051
3467f 15 Jul 09 unpub
84 Oh, hush thee my babie (Sullivan) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
3468f 15 Jul 09 unpub
3469f 15 Jul 09 unpub
3470f 15 Jul 09 04054 D309
85 Believe me if all those endearing young charms (Moore-Leslie) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
3471f 15 Jul 09 04056 D291
3472f 15 Jul 09 unpub
3473f 15 Jul 09 unpub
86 O happy eyes w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison
3474f 15 Jul 09 unpub
3475f 15 Jul 09 unpub
87 Goodnight, thou glorious sun (Smart) w. Allen, Lakin and Harrison (Unacc.)
3476f 15 Jul 09 unpub
3477f 15 Jul 09 04049
3478f 15 Jul 09 unpub

Discography numbers 88-122 with piano

88 The roast beef of Old England (Leveridge)
10626e 4 Aug 09 4-2047
89 Hearts of oak (Boyce)
10627e 4 Aug 09 4-2046
90 In springtime (Newton) w. Allen
10628e 4 Aug 09 2-4008 E104
91 The diver (Loder)
3568f 4 Aug 09 unpub
92 The two grenadiers (Schumann)
3569f 4 Aug 09 unpub
93 In sheltered vale (Gluck) (old German folk song)
3572f 4 Aug 09 unpub
94 The curfew (Gould)
3578f 4 Aug 09 unpub
95 Out on the deep ((Löhr)
3579f 4 Aug 09 unpub
96 The mariners (Randegger) w. Allen and Harrison
3583f 4 Aug 09 04055
3584f 4 Aug 09 unpub
97 Still as the night (Still wie die Nacht) (Goetze) w. Allen
3585 f 4 Aug 09 unpub
98 The Army and the Navy (Cooke) w. Harrison
3588f 5 Aug 09 unpub
3589f 5 Aug 09 04048
99 Brotherly love (Blamphim) w. Harrison
3590f 5 Aug 09 unpub
100 The fishermen (Gabussi) w. Harrison
3591f 5 Aug 09 unpub
101 Before the battle (Hedgcock) w. Harrison
3592f 5 Aug 09 unpub
102 Watchman, what of the night? (Sarjeant) w. Harrison (w org)
3594f 5 Aug 09 unpub
3595f 6 Aug 09 04058 D301 CD:0017
103 There is a green hill far away (Gounod)
3598f 6 Aug 09 unpub
3599f 6 Aug 09 unpub
104 While old Time rolls gaily on (Hatton) w. Harrison
3602f 6 Aug 09 unpub
105 Before the battle (Hedgcock) w. Harrison
3603f 6 Aug 09 04084
106 Once (Hervey)
3605f 6 Aug 09 unpub
3606f 6 Aug 09 unpub
3607f 6 Aug 09 unpub
107 Down among the dead men (Phipps)
10892e 26 Oct 09 unpub
10893e 26 Oct 09 4-2079
108 The roast beef of Old England (Leveridge)
10894e 26 Oct 09 unpub
109 The diver (Loder)
3780f 26 Oct 09 02216 D270 CDs: 0016 & 0017
110 The curfew (Monk Gould)
3781f 26 Oct 09 unpub
3782f 26 Oct 09 02226

111 In sheltered vale (Moir)
3783f 26 Oct 09 unpub
112 The lute player (Allitsen)
3784f 26 Oct 09 unpub
3785f 26 Oct 09 02222

1910
113 O, who will o’er the downs so free? (Pearsall) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison
(Unacc.)
1162oe 19 Apr 10 unpub
11621e 19 Apr 10 2-4011 E112
114 The Crucifixion: God so l0ved the world (Stainer) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison
4122f 19 Apr 10 04062
115 The long day closes (Sullivan) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison (Unacc.)
4123f 19 Apr 10 unpub
4124f 19 Apr 10 04064 D290
116 Stabat Mater: Quando corpus (Rossini) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison (Unacc.)
4125f 19 Apr 10 04059 D308
4126f 19 Apr 10 unpub
117 Come where my love lies dreaming (Foster) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison
4127f 19 Apr 10 unpub
4128f 19 Apr 10 unpub
118 The Creation: On Thee each loving soul awaits (Haydn) w, Allen & Harrison
4129f 19 Apr 10 unpub
119 The crucifix (J. B. Faure) w. Evan Williams (w organ)
4320f 23 Jul 10 04075 DB446 CD: CHE 44369
4321f 23 Jul 10 unpub
120 Abraham: It is of the Lord’s great mercies (Molique) w. Williams) (Orch)
4326f 24 Jul 10 04070 DB446
4327f 24 Jul 10 unpub
121 The Queen of Sheba: She alone charmeth my sadness (Gounod) w. Williams
4331f 26 Jul 10 unpub
4332f 26 Jul 10 unpub
122 Samson: Go, baffled cowards (Handel) w. Williams
4333f 26 Jul 10 04074
123 Requiem Mass: Confutatis (Verdi)
4334f 26 Jul 10 unpub

Discography numbers 124-127 with piano

124 Flow gently, Deva (River Dee) (Parry) w. Williams
4335f 26 Jul 10 unpub
4336f 26 Jul 10 04073 DB416 CD: CHE 44369
125 The mermaid (Barratt)
4337f 26 Jul 10 02259


126 Love could I only tell thee (Capel) (Pno)
4338f 26 Jul 10 02280
4339f 26 Jul 10 02280X D268
127 Dumbledum Day (Weatherly-Löhr)
12033e 26 Jul 10 unpub
128 The Creation: Graceful consort (Haydn) w. Agnes Nicholls
4536f 26 Oct 10 unpub
129 The Creation: Rolling in foaming billows (Haydn)
4537f 26 Oct 10 unpub
130 The Queen of Sheba: She alone charmeth my sadness (Gounod)
4538f 26 Oct 10 unpub
4624f 17 Nov 10 02294 D269 LP: HLM 7054
131 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Osmin’s aria (Mozart) In Italian (orch)
4539f 26 Oct 10 2-052040 CD: CHE 44383
132 Stabat Mater: Pro peccatis (Rossini)
4625f 17 Nov 10 unpub.
4626f 17 Nov 10 unpub.
133 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Osmin’s aria (Mozart)
4629f 17 Nov 10 unpub.
134 The Creation: Graceful consort (Haydn) w. Nicholls
4666f 25 Nov 10 unpub.

1911
134 The Golden Legend: O gladsome light (Sullivan) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison (Unacc.)
4848f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
4854f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
4855f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
136 O hush thee, my babie (Sullivan) w, Allen, Thornton, Harrison
4849f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
137 When hands meet (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison
4850f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
4851f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
138 Goodnight beloved (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison
4852f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
139 The parting kiss ((Pinsuti) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison
4853f 3 Mar 11 unpub.
140 Sweet and low (Barnby) w. Allen, Thornton, Harrison
y13299e 3 Mar 11 unpub.

141 King Olaf: As torrents in summer (Elgar) w. Allen, Thornton, Harrison
y13300e 3 Mar 11 unpub.

Discography numbers 142- 146 with piano

142 The pilgrim’s song (Tschaikovsky)
5153f 7 Jul 11 02367
5154 7 Jul 11 unpub.
143 The Erl King (Schubert) (Eng.)
5155f 7 Jul 11 02339 D257
5156f 7 Jul 11 unpub.
144 The wanderer (Der Wanderer. D.328) (Schubert)
5157f 7 Jul 11 02343 D272
145 The Donovans (Needham)
13753e 7 Jul 11 unpub.
146 The stirrup cup (Arditi)
13754e 7 Jul 11 unpub.
13755e 7 Jul 11 unpub.
147 When hands meet (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison (Unacc.)
5475f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
z5476f 20 Sep 11 04096 D299
148 The parting kiss (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison (Unacc.)
z5477f 20 Sep 11 04105
5478f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
149 The Crucifixion: a) God so loved the world; b) The sevenfold amen (Stainer) w. Allen Thornton, Harrison
z5479f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
z5480f 20 Sep 11 04090 D308
z5483f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
150 O hush thee, my babie. (Sullivan) w. Allen, Thornton and Harrison (Unacc.)
z5481f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
z5482f 20 Sep 11 04088 D309
151 Goodnight, beloved (Pinsuti) w. Allen, Thornton, Harrison
z5484f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
z5485f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
152 Sweet and low (Barnby) w. Allen, Thornton, Harrison
z5486f 20 Sep. 11 unpub.
z5487f 20 Sep 11 04010X D290
153 The Golden Legend: O gladsome light (Sullivan) w. Allen, Thornton & Harrison
z5488f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
z5489f 20 Sep 11 unpub.
z5490f 20 Sep 11 04008X D309

1912
Discography numbers 154-170 with piano

154 The Donovans (Needham)
14705e 2 Jan 12 unpub.

155 The yeoman’s wedding song (Poniatowski)
14706e 2 Jan 12 unpub.
156 Hybrias the Cretan (Elliott)
14707e 2 Jan 12 unpub.
14708e 2 Jan 12 unpub.
157 Merry Sherwood: I am a friar of orders grey (Reeve)
14709e 2 Jan 12 unpub.
14710e 2 Jan 12 unpub.
158 Father O’Flynn (arr. Stanford)
14711e 2 Jan 12 unpub.
159 When the King went forth to war (Koenemann)
ac5856f 2 Jan 12 unpub.
ac5857f 2 Jan 12 02399 D273
160 The Donovans (Needham)
ac5858f 2 Jan 12 unpub.
161 Blow, blow thou winter wind (Sarjeant)
6591f 20 Sep 12 unpub.
6592f 20 Sep 12 unpub.
6594f 20 Sep 12 unpub.
162 The horn (Le cor) (Flégier)
6593f 20 Sep 12 unpub.
163 In sheltered vale (Glück) (old German)
6595f 20 Sep 12 unpub.
164 Drake goes west (Sanderson)
15691e 20 Sep 12 unpub.
15692e 20 Sep 12 unpub.
165 Little Pat (Grant)
15693e 20 Sep 12 unpub.
166 The sea (Marshall)
15694e 20 Sep 12 unpub.  
167 Oh, oh, hear the wild winds blow (Mattei)
6790f 13 Nov 12 unpub.
168 Thou art risen, my beloved (Coleridge Taylor)
6791f 13 Nov 12 unpub.
y15989e 13 Nov 12 unpub.
169 The song of the flea (Mussorgsky)
z6792f 13 Nov 12 02454 D271 CD: CHE 44383
6793f 13 Nov 12 nr
170 Blow, blow thou winter wind (Sarjeant)
z6794f 13 Nov 12 02437 D257
171 In sheltered vale (Glück) (Old German)
z6795f 13 Nov 12 02515
172 Drake goes west (Sanderson) (Orch)
y15987e 13 Nov 12 unpub.
y15988e 13 Nov 12 4-2319 E73 CD: 0017
173 Soldier, what of the night? (Dix)
y15990e 13 Nov 12 4-2428


1913

174 Messiah: Thus saith the Lord..But who may abide (pt 1) (Handel) orch. Gill
6961f 8 Jan 13 unpub.
6962f 8 Jan 13 unpub.
175 Messiah: But who may abide (pt 2) (Handel)
6963f 8 Jan 13 unpub.
6964f 8 Jan 13 unpub.
176 The palms (J. B. Faure) (Westminster Cathedral Choir and Orch)
z7048f 29 Jan 13 unpub. Choirmaster R.R. Terry (Eng)
z7049f 29 Jan 13 02451 D270

Discography numbers 177-195 with piano

177 Oh! Oh! hear the wild winds blow (Mattei) (Pno)
z7050f 29 Jan 13 02490 D269
178 Thou art risen, my beloved (Coleridge Taylor)
y16266e 29 Jan 13 4-2439
179 Sous les étoiles (Goring Thomas) w. Thornton
ac7251f 28 Mar 13 unpub.
ac7252f 28 Mar 13 unpub.
180 In love’s domain (Squire) w. Thornton
ac7253 28 Mar 13 unpub.
181 Queen of the night (Smart) w. Thornton (Pno)
ac7254f 28 Mar 13 04131 D303
182 The troubadour (Macfarren) w. Allen, Thornton
ac7259f 28 Mar 13 unpub.
ac7260f 28 Mar 13 unpub.
ac7267f 31 Mar 13 unpub.
183 In a garden of roses (Sanderson) w. Allen (Pno)
ac7261 f 28 Mar 13 unpub.
ac7262f 28 Mar 13 04107
184 When the wind blows in from the sea (Smart) w. Allen
7265f 31 Mar 13 unpub.
7266f 31 Mar 13 unpub.
185 Where are you going to, my pretty maid? (Smith) w. Thornton
ab16456e 31 Mar 13 unpub.
ab16457e 31 Mar 13 2-4134 E106
186 Don Giovanni: Give me thy hand (Là ci darem) (Mozart) w. Thornton
ab16458e 31 Mar 13 unpub.
187 A soldier’s song (Mascheroni)
7682f 9 Dec 13 unpub.
7683f 9 Dec 13 unpub.
188 Amadis: Sombre woods (Lully)
7684f 9 Dec 13 02525
189 Shipmates o’mine (Sanderson)
17280e 9 Dec 13 unpub.


190 Before you came (Lane Wilson)
17281e 9 Dec 13 unpub.
17282e 9 Dec 13 unpub.
191 Jenny’s way (Willeby)
17283e 9 Dec 13 unpub.

1914

192 Ezio: Droop not young lover (Handel)
ak17589e 9 Mar 14 unpub.
ak17590e 9 Mar 14 unpub.
193 A Song of Life: Out of the night (Lidgey)
ak17591e 9 Mar 14 4-2605
ak17592e 9 Mar 14 unpub.
194 The Castle of Andalusia: The wolf (Shield)
7834f 9 Mar 14 unpub.
7835f 9 Mar 14 unpub.
7836f 9 Mar 14 unpub.
195 Out on the deep (Löhr)
7837f 9 Mar 14 unpub.

Recordings made at Hayes, Middlesex. Orch. cond. Kennedy Russell

196 The Magic Flute: He who treads the path of duty (Mozart)
al8044f 15 Jul 14 unpub.
197 Maritana: Hear me, gentle Maritana (Wallace)
al8045f 15 Jul 14 02560 D258
al8046f 15 Jul 14 unpub.
198 Philémon et Baucis: Vulcan’s song (Gounod)
ak18121e 15 Jul 14 4-2526 X-3-42126 GO15
ak18122e 15 Jul 14 unpub.
199 Faust: Excuse me... Clear the way for the Calf of Gold (Gounod)
ak18123e 15 Jul 14 unpub.
/LP:HLM 7054
ak18124e 15 Jul 14 4-2527 X-3-42127 GO15 CD:PHI 191
200 Les Huguenots: Piff, paff (Meyerbeer)
ak18125e 15 Jul 14 4-2739 X-3-42505 GO19 CD:PHI 170
ak18126e 15 Jul 14 unpub.

Recording made in London, orch. cond. Kennedy Russell
201 Die Zauberflöte: Within this hallowed dwelling (In diesen heil’gen Hallen)
(Mozart) (Eng.)
HO 569c 15 Jul 14 02589 D258 CD: PHI 191

Recordings made at Hayes, Middlesex, nos 202-208 with piano
202 Thy sentinel am I (Watson) (w. harp)
al18051f 16 Jul 14 02552 D273


203 All through the night (Somervell)
8052f 16 Jul 14 unpub.
8053f 16 Jul 14 unpub.
204 The Old Brigade (Barri)
ak18131e 16 Jul 14 4-2502 E79 CD: CHE 44383
205 ‘Tis I (Pinsuti) w. harp by Jeanne Chevreau
ak18132e 16 Jul 14 unpub.
206 Nita Gitana (Weatherly)
ak18133e 16 Jul 14 unpub.
207 Quaff with me the purple wine (Shield arr. Carmichael)
ak18134e 16 Jul 14 unpub.
208 Shipmates o’ mine (Sanderson)
ak18135e 16 Jul 14 4-2494 E78
209 We’re all plain civilians (Hastings)
8104f 1 Oct 14 unpub.
ak18295e 1 Oct 14 unpub.
210 Shahbash Bhaiyan (The Indian soldier) (Kennedy Russell)
8105f 1 Oct 14 unpub.
211 The King’s highway (Stanford)
ak18291e 1 Oct 14 4-2504
ak18292e 1 Oct 14 unpub.
212 Fall in! (Cowen)
ak18293e 1 Oct 14 4-2503
ak18294e 1 Oct 14 unpub.
213 Who’s for this flag? (Kennedy Russell)
ak18296e 1 Oct 14 4-2509
ak18297e 1 Oct 14 unpub.
214 The call to arms (Thompson)
ak18298e 1 Oct 14 4-2508

Recordings made in London, Orch cond James Sale Nos 215-223

215 Die Zauberflöte: O Isis and Osiris (Mozart)
HO1157b 15 Feb. 15 X-3-42484 4-2738 GO17 LP: HLM 7054
CD: CHE 44383
216 Martha: The Porter Song (Lasst mich euch fragen) (Flotow)
HO1158b 15 Feb. 15 unpub.
HO1159b 15 Feb. 15 X-3-42506 4-2740 GO19 CD: PHI 170
217 Tannhäuser: O Star of Eve( O du, mein holder abendstern) (Wagner)
HO1160b 15 Feb. 15 unpub.
218 Faust: Serenade (Vous qui faites l’endormie?) (Gounod)
HO1161b 16 Feb 15 unpub.
HO1162b 16 Feb 15 unpub.
219 Faust: Church scene (Gounod) w. Bessie Jones
1163b 16 Feb 15 unpub.
1164b 16 Feb 15 unpub.
220 Faust: Church scene (Gounod) w. Bessie Jones (as “Vera Reynolds”)
HO1370ab 13 Apr. 15 X-44442 GO16 CD: CHE 44383
HO1371ab 13 Apr. 15 unpub.
221 Faust: Caterina, while you play at sleeping (Gounod)
HO1372ab 13 Apr. 15 unpub.
HO1373ab 13 Apr. 15 X-3-42442 4-2736 GO16
CDs: Greenhorn 0017; CHE 44383
222 Tannhäuser: O Star of Eve (Wie Todesahnung) (Wagner)
HO1374ab 13 Apr. 15 X-3-42483 4-2737 GO17 CD: CHE 44383
HO1375ab 13 Apr. 15 unpub.
223 Nazareth (Gounod)
HO782ac 6 May 15 02117X D268
224 Elijah: It is enough (Mendelssohn)
HO 783 ac 6 May 15 unpub.
HO 784 ac 6 May 15 unpub.
225 Elijah: Lord God of Abraham (Mendelssohn)
HO 785 ac 6 May 15 02083X D267 CD: PHI 170
226 The village blacksmith (Weiss)
HO 786 ac 6 May 15 02095X D271
227 In cellar cool (Fischer)
HO1467ab 6 May 15 3-2907X E77 CD:0017
228 Simon the cellarer (Hatton)
HO1468ab 6 May 15 unpub.
HO1469ab 6 May 15 unpub.
229 Glorious Devon (German)
HO1470ab 6 May 15 3-2894X E75
230 Elijah: Is not His word like a fire? (Mendelssohn)
HO1471ab 6 May 15 3-2804 E76
231 Elijah: For the mountains (Mendelssohn)
HO1472ab 6 May 15 unpub.
232 Elijah: Memories (Mendelssohn-Bath) w. d’Argel, Thornton and Hyde
Orch. cond. Hubert Bath
Part 1 HO1205ac 7 Nov 15 unpub.
HO1206ac 7 Nov 15 04145 D293
Part 2 HO1207ac 7 Nov 15 unpub
HO1208ac 7 Nov 15 unpub.
Part 3 HO1209ac 7 Nov 15 04148 D294
HO1210ac 7 Nov 15 unpub.
Part 4 HO1211ac 7 Nov 15 unpub.
HO1212ac 7 Nov 15 unpub.
Part 1 HO1213ac 7 Nov 15 unpub.
Part 2 HO1388ac 23 Dec 15 unpub.
HO1389ac 23 Dec 15 04146 D293
Part 4 HO1390ac 23 Dec 15 04149 D294
HO1391ac 23 Dec 15 unpub.

Recordings made at Hayes, Middlesex. Orch. cond. Hubert Bath Nos 233-236

233 Ivanhoe: Woo thou thy snowflake (Sullivan)
y19686e 17 Nov 15 unpub
y19687e 17 Nov 15 unpub.

234 Un Ballo in Maschera: Was it thou? (Eri tu) (Verdi)
y19688e 17 Nov 15 X-3-42815 GO26
235 Ho! Jolly Jenkin (Sullivan)
y19689e 17 Nov 15 unpub.
236 Il Trovatore: The tempest of the heart (Verdi)
y19690e 17 Nov 15 unpub.
y19691e 17 Nov 15 unpub.
237 Sonny (Crimp)
HO2113ab 19 Nov 15 unpub. (recorded inLondon?)

Cond. Hubert Bath , nos 238 - 242
238 Mighty warriors (Hedgcock)
ab19698e 20 Nov 15 unpub.
239 Father O’Flynn (arr. Stanford)
ab19699e 20 Nov 15 unpub.
ab19700e 20 Nov 15 4-2694 E75
240 Messmates (Löhr)
ab19701e 20 Nov 15 unpub.
ab19702e 20 Nov 15 unpub.
241 D’ye ken John Peel (Graves)
ab19703e 20 Nov 15 unpub.
242 The windmill (Nelson)
8461f 22 Nov 15 unpub.
ac8462f 22 Nov 15 02616 D272

1916
243 Ivanhoe: Ho! Jolly Jenkin (Sullivan)
y20074e Apr 16 X-3-42670 4-2853 GO20
244 Ivanhoe: Woo thou thy snowflake
y20075e Apr 16 X-3-42669 4-2852 GO20
245 The Bohemian Girl: The heart bowed down (Balfe)
y20076e Apr 16 X-3-4934 GO34 CD:0017

246 A father’s love (Wallace)
y20077e Apr 16 unpub.
y20078e Apr 16 unpub

Recordings made in London
247 Elijah: It is enough (Mendelssohn)
HO1898ac 13 Jun 16 2084X D267 CD: PHI 170
HO1899ac 13 Jun 16 unpub.

Orch. Cond. Arthur Wood
248 The Creation: Rolling in foaming billows (Haydn)
HO1917ac 16 Jun 16 unpub.
HO1918ac 16 Jun 16 02903 D519
249 Stabat Mater: Pro peccatis (Rossini)
HO1919ac 16 Jun 16 02703
HO1920ac 16 Jun 16 unpub.
250 Mighty warriors (Hedgcock)
HO2858ab 13 Jun 16 unpub.
251 Elijah: For the mountains (Mendelssohn)
HO2859ab 13 Jun 16 unpub.
252 D’ye ken John Peel (trad.)
HO2860ab 13 Jun 16 unpub.
HO2861ab 13 Jun 16 3-2798X E74
253 Die Zauberflöte: O Isis and Osiris (Mozart)
HO2862ab 13 Jun 16 4-2781 E78 CD: PHI 191
254 St Paul: Consume them all (Mendelssohn)
HO2866ab 16 Jun 16 unpub.
HO2867ab 16 Jun 16 unpub.
255 The munition workers’ song (Bruckshaw)
HO2868ab 16 Jun 16 X-2-42649 1652

Recordings made at Hayes, Middlesex
256 La Juive: Cavatina (Si la rigueur) (Halévy)
y20182e 21 Jun 16 unpub.
257 La Damnation de Faust: On this lute I sing (Devant le maison) (Berlioz)
y20183e 21 Jun 16 unpub.
y20184e21 Jun 16 X-3-42765 GO24
258 Roméo et Juliette: Potion scene (Buvez donc ce breuvage) (Gounod)
y20185e 21 Jun 16 X-3-42766 GO24
259 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Ah! My pretty brace of fellows 
(Ha! Wie will’ich triumphieren) (Mozart)
y20290e 4 Aug 16 unpub.
y20291e 4 Aug 16 X-3-42814 GO26
260 Robin Hood: Let hammer on anvil ring (de Koven)
y20293e 4 Aug 16 unpub.
y20294e 4 Aug 16 X-3-42692 4-2854 GO21 CD: PHI 170
261 The Gypsy’s Warning: Rage, thou angry storm (Benedict)
y20290 4 Aug 16 X-3-42693 ” not used”

Recordings made in London.
262 The Gypsy’s Warning: (Rage, thou angry storm (Benedict)
HO3177ae 2 Oct 16 unpub.
HO3178ae 2 Oct 16 X-3-42693 4-2855 GO21 CD: PHI 170

1917
Nos 263-265 w. Coldstream Guards Band c. Lt. Col. J. Mackenzie Rogan

263 The British Grenadiers (trad.)
HO2656af 19 May 17 02828 D116
HO2657af 19 May 17 unpub.
264 Scots wha hae wi’ Wallace bled (Scottish trad.)
HO2658af 19 May 17 unpub.
HO2659af 19 May 17 02761 D104
265 The Marseillaise (De l’Isle) in English
HO2660af 19 May 17 02738 D116
HO2661af 19 May 17

Recordings made at Hayes, Middlsex
266 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: When a maiden takes your fancy
(Wer ein Liebchen hat gefunden) (Mozart)
y20834e 27 Jul 17 X-3-42989 GO39
267 Blow, blow thou winter wind (Sarjeant)
y20835e 27 Jul 17 unpub.
y20836e 27 Jul 17 unpub.
268 Elijah: Is not His name like a fire (Mendelssohn)
y20837e 27 Jul 17 unpub.
269 The Creation: Now Heaven in fullest glory shone (Haydn)
y20838e 27 Jul 17 unpub.
270 Mikado (Gilbert & Sullivan) Complete opera
The Mikado: Robert Radford; Nanki-Poo: John Harrison, Ernest Pike; Yum-
Yum: Violet Essex, Bessie Jones; Ko-Ko: George Baker; Pooh-Bah: Robert
Radford, John Harrison; Pish-Tush: George Baker, Ernest Pike, Robert Radford;
Pitti Sing: Edna Thornton, Bessie Jones, Violet Oppenshaw; Peep-Bo: Bessie
Jones, Violet Oppenshaw; Katisha: Edna Thornton and Ena Bennie, Sarah
Jones, Harry Dearth, Edward Halland, Nellie Walker; Chorus and Mayfair
Orchestra conds. George Byng/ Arthur Wood.

Recorded as follows: nos HO2791af- HO2810af =2 august 1917
HO2811af -2814af =3 Aug 17; HO2914af - 2916af = 16 Oct 17

Only those matrices in which Radford sings are listed.

In the opening sequence (Your revels cease HO 2768af & HO2769af) and (The
hour of gladness HO2770af & HO2769af); Radford sings in the chorus.
So, please you, Sir w. VE, ET, BJ, RR, GB
HO2791af 2 Aug 17 unpub.
HO2792af 2 Aug 17 04673 D6

Madrigal- Brightly dawns our wedding day w. VE, ET, JH, RR
HO2793af 2 Aug 17 unpub.
HO2794af 2 Aug 17 unpub.
HO2795af 2 Aug 17 unpub.

Entrance of the Mikado (Here’s a how-de-doo) w. ET, RR & Chorus
HO2796af Aug 17 unpub.
HO2797af Aug 17 unpub
HO2798af Aug 17 04676 D10

A more humane Mikado w. RR Chorus
HO2799af Aug 17 unpub.
HO2800af Aug 17 02786 D10

The criminal cried w. ET, GB, RR, Chorus
HO2801af Aug 17 unpub.
HO2802af Aug 17 04221 D11

See now the Fates their gifts allot w. ET, BJ, JH, RR
HO2803af Aug 17 04222X
HO2804af Aug 17 04222 D11

Finale Act 1, pt 1 - With aspect stern w. JH, VE, GB, RR, Full Chorus
HO2807af Aug 17 04674 D7
HO2808af Aug 17 64674X D7

And have I journeyed w. JH, RR
HO2809af Aug 17 04218 D4
HO2810af Aug 17 unpub.

Young man despair w. RR, Male Chorus
HO2811af Aug 17 unpub
HO2812af Aug 17 02784 D4

I am so proud w. GB, EP, RR
HO2813af Aug 17 unpub.
HO2814af Aug 17 04219 D6

Brightly dawns our wedding Day w. ET, VE, RR, EP
HO2914af 16 Oct 17 unpub
HO2915af 16 Oct 17 04220 D9 (w. BJ for VE)
HO2916af 16 Oct 17 unpub.

Nos 271-274, orch. cond. Percy Pitt.

271 Boris Godunov: My power is absolute (Mussorgsky)
HO3085af20 Feb 18 unpub.
HO3085af20 Feb 18 02792 D115 LP: HLM 7054
CD: CHE 44383
272 Le Nozze di Figaro: I’ll have vengeance (Mozart)
HO3087af 20 Feb 18 02812 D115 CD: PHI 191

273 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: When a maiden takes your fancy (Mozart)
HO3088af 20 Feb 18 02819 D114 LP: HLM 7054
CDs: CHE 44383; PHI 170
274 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Ah, my pretty brace of fellows (Mozart)
HO3089af 20 Feb 18 02804 D114 LP: HLM 7054
CD: PHI 170
HO3090af 20 Feb 18

Recordings made at Hayes, Middlesex.
275 La Juive: Cavatina (Halévy)
y21018e 21 Feb 18 X-3-42877 GO32
y21019e 21 Feb 18 unpub.
276 The Creation: Rolling in foaming billows (Haydn)
y21020e 21 Feb 18 X-3-42955 GO37 CD: SYM 1251
277 Blow blow thou winter wind (Sarjeant)
y21021e 21 Feb 18 X-3-42876 GO32
y21022e 21 Feb 18 unpub.
278 Elijah: Is not His word (Mendelssohn)
y21023e 21 Feb 18 unpub.
y21024e 21 Feb 18 X-3-42956 GO37
279 Acis and Galatea: Recit. I rage, I melt, I burn… O ruddier than (Handel)
y2106oe 26 Mar 18 nr
y21061e 26 Mar 18 X-3-42933 GO34 LP:HLM 7054
280 I would I were a King (Sullivan)
y21062e 26 Mar 18 X-3-42990 GO39 LP: HLM 7054
CDs: Sym 1123, CHE44450
y21063e 26 Mar 18 unpub.
281 Songs of the Sea (Stanford) (conducted by the composer)
1: Drake’s Drum
HO3354af 11 Jul 18 unpub.
HO3355af 11 Jul 18 unpub

2: Outward bound
HO3356af 11 Jul 18 unpub
HO3357af 11 Jul 18 unpub

3: Devon, o Devon
HO4272ae 11 Jul 18 unpub
HO4273ae 11 Jul 18 unpub

4: Homeward bound
HO3358af 11 Jul 18 unpub
HO3359af 11 Jul 18 unpub

5: The old Superb
HO3360af 11 Jul 18 unpub
HO3361af 11 Jul 18 unpub
HO3362af 11 Jul 18 unpub.

N. B. All the recordings of Songs of the Sea were recorded on 12-in (30cm.) discs except HO4272,3ae, which was intended to be a 10-in (25 cm.) record. The chorus comprised Pike, Baker, Halland and Reed.


  1. The Gondoliers (Gilbert & Sullivan) Complete opera Violet Essex, Edna Thornton.John Harrison, Ernest Pike, George Baker, Robert Radford, Nellie Walker. Bessie Jones. Sarah Jones, Edward Halland, Joseph Reed; cond. Arthur Wood. Issued as HMV D36-46


Only those matrices in which Radford sings are listed.

No possible doubt whatever w. RR & Chorus
HO3766af 13 Jun 19 unpub.
HO3767af 13 Jun 19 02829 D39 CD: CHE 44383

a) But bless my heart w. VE, RR
b) Try we life long w. VE, ET EP. GB, RR
HO3768af 13 Jun 19 unpub.
HO3769af 13 Jun 19 04260 D39

There lived a king w. JH, GB, RR
HO3770af 13 Jun 19 unpub.
HO3771af 13 Jun 19 unpub.
HO3772af 13 Jun 19 04263 D44

Discography numbers 283-290 orch. cond.: George Byng

283 Out on the deep (Löhr)
HO4119af 26 Nov 19 unpub.
284 Messiah: Why do the Nations (Handel)
HO4120af 26 Nov 19 unpub.
HO4121af 26 Nov 19 02902 D519
285 The wolf (Shield)
HO5379ae 26 Nov. 19 unpub.
286 Quaff with me the purple wine (Shield)
HO5380ae 26 Nov. 19 5-2177 E196
HO5381ae 26 Nov. 19 unpub.
287 Droop not, young lover (Handel)
HO4125af 8 Dec 19 unpub.
HO4126af 8 Dec 19 unpub.
288 Philémon et Baucis: Vulcan’s song (Gounod)
HO 5416ae 8 Dec 19 unpub.
HO 5417ae 8 Dec 19 5-2140 E23 LP: HLM 7054
289 Faust: Caterina, while you play at sleeping (Gounod)
HO5418ae 8 Dec 19 5-2178 E196 CD: PHI 191

290 Come to the moor (Garadini)
HO5419ae 8 Dec 19 unpub.

1920
291 The Yeomen of the Guard (Gilbert & Sullivan) Complete opera
Sir Richard Cholmondely: Robert Radford, Edward Halland; Colonel Fairfax:
Derek Oldham; Sergeant Meryll: Peter Dawson, George Baker; Leonard Meryll:
Ernest Pike; Jack Point: George Baker; Wilfred Shadbolt: Robert Radford; First
Yeoman: Ernest Pike; Second Yeoman: Peter Dawson, Robert Radford; Elsie
Maynard: Violet Essex; Phoebe Meryll: Nellie Walker, Ruby Heyl; Dame
Carruthers: Edna Thornton; Kate: Bessie Jones; Chorus: Sarah Jones, Walter
Glynne and the soloists; cond. G. W.Byng. Issued as HMV D481-501

Only those matrices in which Radford sings are listed

(HO4300, HO4303, HO4304, HO4306, HO4398, HO 4401 - Radford sings in chorus

Hereupon we’re both agreed w RR, GB
HO4283-1af 4 Mar 20 unpub.
HO4283-2af 4 Mar 20 04275 D484

How say you maiden, will you wed? w. VE, RR, GB
HO4284-1af 4 Mar 20 04279 D497
HO4284-2af 4 Mar 20 04279 X D497

Didst thou not when prisoner taken w. RH, DO, RR
HO4397-1af 21 May 20 unpub.
HO4397-2AF 21 May 20 04282 D499

Strange adventure w. BJ, ET, RR, DO
HO4399-1af 21 May 20 unpub.
HO4399-2af 21 May 20 04276 D485

Like a ghost his vigil keeping w. GB, EH, RR
HO4409-1af 27 May 20 unpub ? (may have been published)
HO4409-2af 27 May 20 04277 D485

Comes the pretty young bride w. VE, RH, ET, RR
HO4410-1af 27 May 20 unpub.
HO4410-2af 27 May 20 04285 D501

The prisoner comes to meet his doom w. RR, Cast/Chorus
HO4411-1af 27 May 20 04697 D483
HO4411-2af 27 May 20 unpub.

To thy fraternal care with RR, NW, DO, Chorus of men
HO4522-1af 2 Sep 20 04281 D499
HO4522-2af 2 Sep 20 unpub.

292 I wish to tune my quiv’ring lyre (Watson) w. Hyde
HO4344-1af 19 Apr 20 04272 D471
HO4344-2af 19 Apr 20 unpub.
293 Faust: Be mine the delight (Gounod) w. Hyde
HO4345-1af 19 Apr 20 04308 D585
CDs: Cheyne 44420; Truesound TT-3014
HO345-2af 19 Apr 20 unpub. (take 2 also published ?)

294 Before the battle (Hedgcock) w. Hyde
HO4346af 19 Apr 20 04273 D471

295 The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan) Complete opera
Major-General Stanley: George Baker; Pirate King: Robert Radford; Samuel:
Edward Halland; Frederic: Derek Oldham; Sergeant of Police: Peter Dawson;
Mabel: Violet Essex; Edith: Bessie Jones; Kate: Nellie Walker; Ruth: Edna
Thornton; Chorus: , Sarah Jones, Ernest Pike, Harold Wilde & the soloists; cond.
G. W. Byng. Issued as HMV D 504/14

Only matrices in which Radford sings are listed. He also sang in the chorus

Ah, better far w. RR & Chorus
HO4451-1af 2 Jul 20 unpub.
HO4451-2af 2 Jul 20 02893 D505
HO4451-3af 2 Jul 20 unpub.

Finale, Act 1 Pt 1- O men of dark and dismal fate w. RR, EH, GB, Full Company
HO4454-1af 2 Jul 20 unpub.
HO4454-2af 2 Jul 20 04704 D509  

Finale, Act I, Pt 2 -You may go w. RR, EH, DO, ET, GB Full company
HO4455-1af 2 Jul 20 04705 D509
HO4455-2af 2 Jul 20 04705X D509

Finale, Act 2 - Now what is this? w. VE, GB, DO, RR, Full Company
HO4475-1af 9 Jul 20 unpub.
HO4475-2af 9 Jul 20 unpub.
HO4519-1af 2 Sep 20 04708 D514
HO4519-2af 2 Sep 20 unpub.

Finale, Act 2 pt 3 - To gain a brief advantage w. RR, VE, PD, GB, ET, Full Company
HO4476-1af 9 Jul 20 unpub.
HO4476-2af 9 Jul 20 04709 D514

Now for the pirates’ lair w. DO, RR. ET
HO4477-1af 9 Jul 20 04288 D511
HO4477-2af 9 Jul 20 unpub.


Away, away, my heart’s on fire w. ET, DO, RR
HO4478-1af 9 Jul 20 unpub.

Away, away, my heart’s on fire w. RR. ET, DO
HO4520-1af 2 Sep 20 unpub.
HO4520-2af 2 Sep 20 04289 D511

296 The Tempest: Arise ye subterranean winds (Purcell)
HO4642-1af 23 Nov 20 02909 D530 LP: HLM 7054
HO4642-2af 23 Nov 20 unpub.
297 The Prisoner of Edinburgh: Standing by the mizzen mast (Ricci)
HO4643-1af 23 Nov 20 unpub.
HO4643-2af 23 Nov 20 02910 D530 CD: PHI 191
298 Come to the moor (Garadini)
HO5981ae 23 Nov 20 unpub.
1921
299 Patience (Gilbert & Sullivan) Complete opera
Colonel Calverley: Peter Dawson; Major Murgatroyd: George Baker; Duke of
Dunstable: Ernest Pike; Reginald Bunthorne: George Baker; Archibald
Grosvenor: Robert Radford*, Frederick Ranalow; Lady Angela: Nellie Walker;
Lady Saphir: Bessie Jones; Lady Ella: Pamela Baselow; Lady Jane: Edna
Thornton; Patience: Violet Essex; Chorus: Walter Glynne, Edward Halland,
Harold Wilde and Ruby Heyl; Orchestra cond. G. W. Byng.
Issued as HMV D 563/71

*Rupert D’Oyly Carte had veto authority over individual takes and even singers. Among his objections was Robert Radford’s Grosvenor, so he was replaced by Frederick Ranalow and all sides with Radford were re-done.

Finale Act - I hear the soft note w. NW, RR & Chorus
HO4723-1af 31 Jan 21 unpub
HO4723-2af 31 Jan 21 unpub

It’s clear that medieval art alone retains his zest w. EP, RR & HW
HO4725-1af 31 Jan 21 unpub
HO4725-2af 31 Jan 21 04305 D570

A magnet hung in a hardware shop w. RR & Chorus
HO4727-1af 31 Jan 21 unpub
HO4727-2af 31 Jan 21 unpub

Nos 300-307 orch. cond. George Byng; Cc730-4, 5 orch. cond, Percy Pitt

300 The mahogany tree (Sharpe) (Chorus and orch)
Cc582-1 24 Oct 21 unpub.
Cc 582-2 24 Oct 21 02926 D589
301 Shipmates o’mine (Sanderson)
Bb583-1 24 Oct 21 4-2494X E78
302 Alexander’s Feast: Revenge, Timotheus cries (Handel)
Cc584-2 24 Oct 21 02927 D589
303 Prince Igor: If I were Prince (Borodin)
Cc730-1-2 1 Dec 21 unpub.
Cc730-3 30 May 22 unpub.
Cc730-4-5 29 Jun 22 02960 D648 CDs: CHE 4483;PHI170
304 Wanderer’s song (Julius Harrison)
Bb731 1 Dec 21 unpub.
305 Excelsior! (Balfe) w. Walter Hyde (cond Byng)
Cc733-1 1 Dec 21 unpub.
306 La Forza del Destino: In this solemn hour (Verdi) w. Hyde
Cc734-1-2 2 Dec 21 unpub.
307 The Old Guard: Qui vive? (Planquette)
Cc735-1-2 1 Dec 21 unpub.

1922
308 Iolanthe (Gilbert & Sullivan) Complete opera
Lord Chancellor: George Baker; Earl of Mountararat: Darrell Fancourt, Peter
Dawson, Harry Arnold; Earl Tolloller: Derek Oldham, Harold Wilde; Private
Willis: Robert Radford; Strephon: Sydney Granville; Queen of the Fairies: Edna
Thornton; Iolanthe: Nellie Walker; Celia: Bessie Jones; Leila: Evelyn Harding;
Phyllis: Violet Essex; Chorus: Edward Halland, Walter Glynne, Ernest Pike &
soloists; cond. G. W. Byng.
Issued as HMV D 632-641

Only those matrices in which Radford sings are listed.

When all night long w. RR
Cc897-1-2 13 Jan 22 02949 D638

Tho’ p’raps I may incur your blame w. RR, VE, DO, PD
Cc900-1-2 13 Jan 22 03789 D639

309 The song of the horn (le cor) (Flégier)
Cc1401-1 30 May 22 02959 D648 CD: CHE 44383

Nos 310- 311 orch. cond. Percy Pitt

310 Die Meistersinger: Pogner’s address (Wagner)
Cc1585-1-2 29 Jun 22 3-0875
311 Die Götterdämmerung: Hagen meditates revenge (Wagner)
Cc1586-1 29 Jun 22 3-0857 D704 W572 CD: PHI 191
312 The curfew (Monk Gould) (Pno)
Cc1656-1-2 13 Jul 22 02969 D662
313 Still is the night (Franz Abt) (Pno)
Cc1657-1-2 13 Jul 22 2-02020 D784
314 The raft (Ciro Pinsuti) (Pno)
Cc1658-1-2-3 13 Jul 22 02968 D662


Nos 315-317 orch. cond. George Byng

315 Susanna: Tyrannic love, ... Ye verdant hills (Handel)
Cc1766-1-2 25 Aug 22 02977 D669
316 I Vespri Siciliani: O my country... O fair Palermo (Verdi)
Cc1767-1-2-3 25 Aug 22 02978 D669 CDs: CHE 44383
GEMM 9122
317 Die Meistersinger: Sachs’ cobbling song (Wagner)
Bb 1768 25 Aug 22 unpub.

Nos 318-322 orch, cond. Albert Coates

318 Das Rheingold: Alberich steals the gold (Wagner) w. Bessie Jones, Louise Trenton, Edith Furmedge
Cc2243-1-2 5 Dec 22 unpub.
Cc2243-3-4 18 Dec 22 3-0814 D677 W536
319 Das Rheingold: The descent to Nibelheim (Wagner) w. Edith Furmedge
Cc2244-1 5 Dec 22 unpub.
Cc2244-2-3 18 Dec 22 3-0815 D677 W536

320 Die Walküre: Brünnhilde’s battle cry. (Wagner) w. Austral
Cc2253-1-2 18 Dec 22 3-0819 D680 W539
321 Die Walküre: Wotan warns Brünnhilde not to disobey (Wagner) w. Austral
Cc2254-1-2 11 Dec 22 3-0820 D680 W539 CD: PHI 191
322 Die Walküre: Brünnhilde implores the protection of fire (Wagner) w. Austral
Cc2255-1-2-3 11 Dec 22 3-0823 D682 W541
323 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Sachs’s panegyric on German art (Wagner)
Cc2242-1-2 5 Dec 22 nr
Cc2242-3-4 18 Dec 22 3-0942 D758 W651 CD: PHI 191

1923
Nos 324-327 orch. cond. Eugene Goossens

324 Messiah: Thus saith the Lord (Handel)
Bb2570-1-2 12 Feb 23 5-2714 E277 CD: PHI 170
325 Messiah: But who may abide (Handel)
Bb2571-1-2 12 Feb 23 5-2715 E277 CD: PHI 170
326 Messiah: For behold, darkness (Handel)
Bb2572-1-2 12 Feb 23 5-2807 E304
327 Messiah: The people that walked in darkness (Handel)
Bb2573-1-2 12 Feb 23 5-2808 E304

Nos 328-331 piano Mme. Adami

328 Had a horse (Hungarian Folk Song) arr. Korbay
Bb2580-1-2 13 Feb 23 unpub.
Bb2580-3-4 26 May 24 5-2989 E351 LP: HLM 7054
329 Shepherd, see thy horse’s foaming mane (Hungarian Folk Song) arr. Korbay
Bb2581-2 13 Feb 23 5-2990 E351 LP: HLM 7054
330 (a) Full fathom five. (Shaw); (b) Old clothes and fine clothes (Shaw)
Cc2582-1-2 13 Feb 23 2-02021 D784
331 The Indian Queen: Ye twice ten hundred deities …. By the croaking of the toad
(Purcell)
Cc2583 13 Feb 23 2-02030 D802 CD: PHI 170

Nos 332-334 orch. cond. Albert Coates

332 Siegfried: Gunther and Gutrune welcome Siegfried (Wagner) w. Bessie Jones, Tudor Davies
Cc2895-1-2 26 Apr 23 3-0861 D704 W572
333 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Sachs cobbles and sings (Wagner)
Cc 2896-1-2 26 Apr 23 3-0928 D751 W644 CD: PHI 191
334 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: The apprentices celebrate mid-summer day (Wagner)
Cc 2952-1-2 8 May 23 3-0924 D704 W642

Nos 335 -337 orch. cond. George Byng

335 Queen Of Sheba: She alone charmeth my sadness (Gounod)
Cc3146-1-2 25 Jun 23 02294X D269

336 Messiah: The trumpet shall sound
Cc 3147-1 25 Jun 23 unpub,
Cc 3147-2-3 28 May 23 unpub.
337 The Damnation of Faust: Mephistopheles’ Serenade - On this lute (Berlioz)
Bb 3148-1-2 25 Jun 23 unpub.
Bb 3148-3-4 28 May 23 6-2186 E388

Nos 338-341 piano Mme. Adami

338 My blessing rest on ye, o woods Op 47 No 5 (Tschaikovsky)
Bb3156-1-2 27 Jun 23 5-2801 E303
339 The Asra Op 32 No 6 (Rubinstein)
Bb3157-1-2 27 June 23 5-2802 E303
340 Comus: The Star..Now Phoebus sinketh in the west (Arne)
Cc3158-1 27 Jun 23 2-02031 D802
Cc3158-4 27 Jun 23 2-02031X D802 CD: PHI 170
341 The wanderer (Schubert) (Pno)
Cc3159-1-2 27 Jun 23 02343X D272

Nos 342-358 cond. Coates

342 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Walther’s first trial (Wagner) w. Davies, Michael
Cc3252-1-2 11 Jul 23 unpub.
Cc3252-3-4 18 Jul 23 3-0922 D748 W641

343 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Sachs and Eva, Act 2 (Wagner) w. Austral, B. Jones
Cc3253-1-2-3 11 Jul 23 unpub
344 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: The scent of the elder blossoms inspire Sachs (Wagner)
Cc3254-1-2 11 Jul 23 3-0925 D750 W643 CD: PHI 191
345 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Pogner extols the art of song (Wagner)
Cc3255-1-2 11 Jul 23 nr
Cc3255-3-4 27 Aug 23 3-0919 D747 W640 LP: HLM 7054
CD: PHI 191
346 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Beckmesser’s Serenade (Wagner) w. Michael
Cc3269-1-2 13 Jul 23 3-0929 D752 W645
347 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Walther’s song displeases the masters (Wagner) w. Michael and Davies
Cc3270-1-2 13 Jul 23 3-0923 D749 W642

348 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Beckmesser enters Sachs’s workshop (Wagner)
Cc3277-1-2 16 Jul 23 3-0933 D754

349 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Beckmesser obtains Walther’s song (Wagner)
Cc3278-1-2 16 Jul 23 3-0934 D754

350 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Walther confesses nature his only teacher (Wagner) w. Davies and Michael
Cc3279-1-2 16 Jul 23 3-0920 D747 W640
351 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Kothner explains the rules of singing (Wagner) w Davies, Michael
Cc 3280-1-2 16 Jul 23 unpub
352 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Sachs meditates on the folly of mankind (Wagner)
Cc3285-1-2 18 Jul 23 3-0931 D753 W646 CD: PHI 191
353 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Quintet (Wagner) w. Austral, Walker, Davies, Mummery
Cc3286-1-2-3 18 Jul 23 3-0937 D756 W649
354 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Walther tells Sachs of the song he dreamt (Wagner) w. Davies
Cc3305-4 27 Aug 23 3-0932 D753 W646
355 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Sachs recognises Eva’s love for Walther (Wagner) w. Austral and Davies
Cc3306-1 15 Sep 23 3-0935 D755 W648 
356 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Sachs bestows his blessing (Wagner) w. Austral
Cc3311-1 23 Jul 23 unpub.
Cc3311-3 15 Sep 23 3-0936 D750 W648
357 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: The love of Sachs for Eva (Wagner) w. Austral and Lemon
Cc3312-1 23 Jul 23 unpub.
Cc3312-3 15 Sep 23 3-0926 D750 W643 CD: PHI 191
358 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Entrance of the Mastersingers (Wagner) w. Lemon, Davies and Michael)
Cc3313-1-2-3 23 Jul 23 3-0918 D746

1924

Nos 359-363 orch. cond. Albert Coates

359 Die Walküre: Wotan overtakes Brünnhilde Pt 1 w. Gladys Ancrum
Cc4633-1-2 25 May 24 unpub.
360 Die Walküre: Pt2 Thou dost cast me off w. Ancrum
Cc4634-1-2 25 May 24 4-0576 D929 CD: PHI 191
361 Die Walküre: Combat between Siegmund and Hunding w. Davies and Ancrum
Cc4635 25 May 24 unpub.
362 Die Götterdämmerung: Hagen summons the vassals Part 1 (Wagner) w. Ancrum, Davies
Cc4636-2 25 May 24 4-0563 D930 CD: PHI 191
363 Die Götterdämmerung: Hagen summons vassals Pt 2 (Wagner)
Cc4637-1 25 May 24 4-0564 D930 CD: PHI 191
Nos 364-366 piano Mme. Adami

364 In sheltered vale (Glück arr. F.D. Alquen) (Pno)
Bb4642-1-2 26 May 24 6-2185 E388
365 Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Knight)
Bb4643 26 May 24 unpub.
366 The Erl King (Schubert) (Pno)
Cc4644-2 26 May 24 02339X D257

Nos 367-368 orch. cond. Albert Coates
367 Die Walküre: Combat between Siegmund and Hunding, and Finale (Wagner) with Beatrice Miranda, Tudor Davies
Cc4705 6 Jun 24 4-0625 (not issued) 946 (not issued)
368 Die Walküre: Wotan overtakes Brünnhilde, Act 3 pt 1 (Wagner) with Miranda, Nellie Walker
Cc4706-1 6 Jun 24 unpub.
Cc4706-2 2 Jul 24 4-0575 D929 CD: PHI 191

1925

369 A Princess of Kensington: Four Jolly sailormen (German)
Bb 5519-1 5 Jan 25 6-2137 E379
370 The Merry Wives of Windsor: When that I was a little boy (Nicolai)
Bb 5520-2 5 Jan 25 6-2138 E379
371 Phoebus and Pan: Pan, my heart now is merry (Bach)
Cc 5521 5 Jan 25 unpub.
372 The Magic Flute: He who treads the path of glory (Mozart)
Cc 5526 5 Jan 25 unpub.
373 Israel in Egypt: The Lord is a Man of war (Handel) w. Dawson
Cc5527-1-2 5 Jan 25 04386 D967 CD: PHI 170
374 I Puritani: Sound, sound the trumpet (Bellini) w. Dawson
Cc5528-1-2 5 Jan 25 04387 D967 CD: PHI 170

ELECTRIC RECORDINGS with orchestra/piano 
Nos 375 -376 orch. cond. Eugene Goossens

375 Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend (Wagner)
With Tudor Davies and chorus
Cc6325-1 10 Jul 25 unpub.
Cc6325-2 10 Jul 25 Victor 55288
Cc6325-3 10 Jul 25 4-0709 D1021 AB202

376 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Sachs’s panegyric on German Art (Wagner)
Cc6326-1-2 10 Jul 25 4-0708 D1021 AB202

Nos 377-379 orch. cond. Albert Coates

377 Parsifal: Gurnemanz leads Parsifal (Wagner) w. Widdop
Cc6430-1-2 31 Jul 25 unpub.
Cc6430-3 31 Jul 25 4-0720 D1027 W720 AB163
D7499-506 AW4160 ES15
378 Parsifal: Gurnemanz reproaches Parsifal (Wagner) w. Widdop
Cc6432-1-2 31 Jul 25 4-0719 D1026 W719 AB162
Auto D7502 D7499-506 AW4158 ES14
379 Parsifal: The Grail Scene Part 3 (Wagner) w. Nellie Walker
Cc6435-1-2 31 Jul 25 4-0725 D1029 W722 AB165
AutoD7503 D7499-506 AW4164 ES17

Recorded at Hayes; nos 380-381 orch. cond. George Byng

380 Coffee and Cupid: All one gets from plaguey daughters (Bach)
Bb7451 -1-2 4 Dec 25 6-2537 E431 CDs: CHE 44383
PHI 170
381 Coffee and Cupid: Maidens are all stubborn creatures (Bach)
Bb7452-2 4 Dec 25 6-2529 E431 CDs: CHE 44383
PHI 170
Nos 382-385 piano Mme Adami

382 Shipmates o’mine (W.Sanderson)
Bb7498-1-2 11 Dec 25 unpub.
383 Father O’Flynn (arr. C. V. Stanford)
Bb7499-2 11 Dec 25 6-2474 E420 CD: Greenhorn 0016
384 Glorious Devon (German)
Bb7500-1 11 Dec 25 6-2475 E420
385 Drake goes West (W. Sanderson)
Bb7501-1-2 11 Dec 25 unpub.


1926

Nos 386-388 orch. cond. George Byng

386 The Creation: The cattle in herds…Now heaven in fullest glory shone (Haydn)
Cc7633-1-2 6 Jan 26 2-02156 D1374 CD: CDLX 7029
387 The Creation: Rolling in foaming billows (Haydn)
Cc7634-1-2 6 Jan 26 2-02161 D1213 CD: PHI 170
388 Elijah: Is not His word like a fire (Mendelssohn)
Bb 7635-1-2 6 Jan 26 unpub
389 Excelsior! (Balfe) w. Tudor Davies
Cc 7661 11 Jan 26 unpub
390 Watchman, what of the night? (Sarjeant) w. Davies
Cc7665 11 Jan 26 unpub.
391 Lily of Killarney: The moon hath raised her lamp above (Benedict) w. Davies
Bb 7666 11 Jan 26 unpub.
392 The Force of Destiny: In this solemn hour (Verdi) w. Davies
Bb 7672 11 Jan 26 unpub.

Nos 393-395 orch cond George Byng

393 Acis and Galatea: I rage, I melt, I burn ….O ruddier than the cherry (Handel)
Cc7714-1-2 15 Jan 26 2-02157 D1369 CD: PHI 170
394 Messiah: Why do the Nations? (Handel)
Cc7715-1-2 15 Jan 26 2-02162 D1213 CD: CHE 44383
395 Son and Stranger: I’m a roamer (Mendelssohn)
Cc8940-1-2 3 Sep 26 2-02188 D1300
396 Faust: Serenade (Gounod)
Bb8941-1-2 3 Sep 26 unpub (o. Byng)
Bb8941-3-4 2 Dec 26 unpub (o. Collingwood)

Nos 397-400 piano Herbert Dawson

397 In cellar cool (Fischer)
Bb9023-2 17 Sep 26 6-2653 E497 LP: HLM 7054
398 The mill wheel (trad) (Pno)
Bb9025-1-2 17 Sep 26 unpub.
Bb 9025-3-5 26 Apr 27 6-2780 E472
399 Blow, blow thou winter wind (Sarjeant) (Pno)
Cc9026 17 Sep 26 2-02199 D1276
400 The Erl King (Schubert) (Pno)
Cc9027-1-2 17 Sep 26 2-02198 D1276

Recorded at Hayes

401 Philémon et Baucis: Vulcan’s song (Gounod)
Bb8942-1-2 2 Dec 26 unpub
Bb8942-4 2 Dec 26 6-2724 E487

Recorded in London
402 Scipio: Hear me ye winds and waves (Handel)
Cc8943-2A 2 Dec 26 2-02216 D1300

1927

Nos 403-413 piano Herbert Dawson

403 The Sergeant’s song, op 15, no.3 (Holst)
Bb10575-1-2 26 Apr 27 6-2781 E472 LP:HLM 7054
CD: PHI 170
404 Robin Hood: Let hammer on anvil ring (de Koven)
Bb10576-1,-2 26 Apr 27 unpub.
Bb10576-3,-4 14 Oct 27 6-2925 E487
405 After, op. 31, no. 1 (Elgar)
Cc10577-2 26 Apr 27 2-02223 D1369
406 The pipes of Pan (Elgar)
Cc 10578 26 Apr 27 unpub

407 In sheltered vale (Gluck)
Bb11701-1, -2 14 Oct 27 unpub (6-2923 assigned to take 2)
408 A Princess of Kensington: Four jolly sailormen (German)
Bb11702-3 22 Dec 27 6-2924 E498 CD: PHI 170
409 Comus: The Star... Now Phoebus sinketh in the west (Arne)
Cc11703 14 Oct 27 2-02252 D1374
410 The King went forth to war (Koeneman)
Cc11704-1 14 Oct 27 unpub. Assigned to 2-02251
411 Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: When that I was as a tiny boy (Nicolai)
Bb12177 22 Dec 27 6-2977 E498 CD: PHI 170
412 Border ballad (Cowen)
Bb 12178-1-2 22 Dec 27 6-2986
413 Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Knight)
Bb12179 22 Dec 27 6-2976 E497

1928/9
414 Nazareth (Gounod)
Cc 13686-2 13 Sep 28 unpub.
415 Ora pro nobis (Piccolomini) (Chorus and Organ acc. by Arnold Grier)
Cc13687-2 13 Sep 28 CD: CHE 44383

Nos 416-417 organ acc by Herbert Dawson

416 Judas Maccabeus: I feel the pity within... Arm, arm ye brave (Handel)
Cc15090-2 16 Jan 29 CD: CHE 44383
417 Judas Maccabeus: Be comforted…..The Lord worketh wonders (Handel)
Cc15091-1 16 Jan 29 CD: CHE 44383
418 Tommy Lad (Margetson)
Bb 16249 20 March 29 unpub.
419 Hiawatha: Onaway, awake beloved (Coleridge Taylor)
Bb 16250 20 Mar 29 unpub.
420 The Arethusa (Shield)
Bb 16251 20 Mar 29 unpub.
421 The wolf (Shield)
Bb 16252 20 Mar 29 unpub

LP & CD REISSUES
LP: HMV Treasury HLM 7054: 81, 130, 199, 215, 271, 273, 274, 279, 280, 288, 296, 328, 329, 345, 397, 403
LP: Great British Basses and Baritones: HLM 7009: 279, 402
CD: Robert Radford ‘Basso Profondo’ Amphion PHI CD 170: 78, 81, 200, 216, 225, 247, 260, 261, 362, 273, 274, 303, 324, 331, 340, 373, 374, 380, 381, 387, 393, 403, 408, 411.
CD: Robert Radford ‘Basso Profondo’ Amphion PHI CD 191: 49, 199, 201, 253, 272, 289, 297, 311, 321, 323, 333, 344, 345, 352, 357, 360, 362, 363, 368
CD: Robert Radford - bass (1874-1933) Cheyne Records CHE 44383: 28, 53, 81, 131, 169, 204, 215, 220, 221, 222, 271, 273, 282 (02829), 303, 309, 316, 380, 381, 394, 415, 416, 417
CD: 20 Great Bassos Sing Great Arias Pearl GEMM CD 9122: 316
CD: The Centenary of George Grove and Sesquicentennial of the Crystal Palace Symposium 1251: 276
CD: Stars of English Oratorio Vol 2 Dutton CDLX 7029: 386
CD: Harry Evan Williams, Vol 2 Cheyne Records CHE44369: 119, 124

CD: Sir Arthur Sullivan Sesquicentennial Commemorative Issue Sym 1123: 280

CD: “British Basso Profondo” Greenhorn 0016: 109, 383

CD: John Harrison, Cheyne Records CHE44411; 37, 49, 64  
CD: Radford & Harrison “Excelsior” Greenhorn 0017: 19, 50, 74, 81, 102, 109, 172, 227, 245
CD: An album of Early Recordings of Mozart’s Music, Symposium 1363: 274
CD: “Sullivan Ballads” Cheyne Records CD CHE44450: 280
CD: Walter Hyde Cheyne Records CHE 44420: 293


 


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