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Nathaniel Shilkret

cl, p, 1889-1982 US, New York City
Musician / Composer / Conductor of Pop and Classical
A.k.a. Charles Hillgren

Conductor. Former classical clarinetist with New York Philharmonic, played in John Philip Sousa's and other concert bands; served as Victor's Director of Light Music from 1915-45, and led orchestral accompaniment for many Victor artists during these years.

        
Instruments
  • Clarinet
  • Piano
Genres
  • Pop
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Brass
Popular Tracks   
The Desert Song: Act II. Ivc. One Alone on Red Red Rose by Richard Crooks
The Rose of Tralee on My Wild Irish Rose by John McCormack
Naughty Marietta: Act II. XVII. Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life on Red Red Rose by Richard Crooks
The Vagabond King: Act I. VI. Only a Rose on Red Red Rose by Richard Crooks
The Student Prince: Act I. Overhead the Moon Is Beaming on Red Red Rose by Richard Crooks
A Waltz Dream: I Walked in the Blossoming Garden on Red Red Rose by Richard Crooks
Butterfly Waltz on V. Herbert: Vol. 13, Music Through the Night by Nathaniel Shilkret & The Symphonic 'Pops' Orchestra
March of the Grenadiers (From "Love Parade") on San Francisco by Jeanette MacDonald
Sophisticated Tap Dance on Vol. 6 in a Whimsical Mood by Nathaniel Shilkret & The Symphonic 'Pops' Orchestra
I Pagliacci: Laugh Clown on Grand Opera in English, Vol. 7 by Nathaniel Shilkret & The Symphonic 'Pops' Orchestra

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Indian Love Call / Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life (The Dream Melody)Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy With Nathaniel Shilkret And Victor Symphony Orchestra1993Album
Paris '90Cornelia Otis Skinner - Kay Swift, Nathaniel Shilkret, Robert Russell Bennett1952Album
Operetta Favorites By Jeanette MacDonald And Nelson EddyJeanette MacDonald And Nelson Eddy, Nathaniel Shilkret1951Album
Memorial Album To George Gershwin Featuring His Best Loved CompositionsNathaniel Shilkret Conducting Victor Symphony Orchestra / George Gershwin1938Album
Nathaniel Shilkret / Rhythm MakersNathaniel Shilkret / Artie Shaw And His Orchestra1937Album
The Lost Chord / Good ByeRichard Crooks With Orchestra Directed By Nathaniel Shilkret And Organ By H. Alexander Matthews1936Album
Auf Wiedersehen / Love's Old Sweet SongNelson Eddy With Nathaniel Shilkret And Victor Symphony Orchestra1935Album
Fioretta / Dream BoatNathaniel Shilkret And Victor Symphony Orchestra / The Troubadours1929Album
Music Of Ethelbert NivenNathaniel Shilkret, Victor Salon Orchestra, Edna Kellogg1929Album
Stephen Foster MelodiesVictor Salon Group Direction Of Nathaniel Shilkret1928Album
Stephen Foster MelodiesVictor Salon Group Direction Of Nathaniel Shilkret1928Album
Stephen Foster MelodiesVictor Salon Group Direction Of Nathaniel Shilkret1928Album
Stephen Foster MelodiesNathaniel Shilkret and the Victor Salon Group1928Album
Blame It On The Waltz / One Golden HourEdwin J. McEnelly's Orchestra / Nathaniel Shilkret And Victor Symphony Orchestra1927Album
Selections From "Sweethearts"/Selections From "The Red Mill"Victor Light Opera Company, Nathaniel Shilkret1927Album
Are You Thinking Of Me To-Night? / Are You Happy?Nathaniel Shilkret And Victor Symphony Orchestra1927Album
I Hear America SingingJohn Charles Thomas, Nathaniel ShilkretAlbum
Student Prince Vocal GemsNathaniel Shilkret, Victor Light Opera CompanyAlbum
Land Of My Own Romance / Selections From NatomaNathaniel Shilkret, Victor Salon OrchestraAlbum
The Donkey Serenade / Giannina MiaAllan Jones Orchestra Conducted By Nathaniel ShilkretAlbum
The Fortune Teller / Mademoiselle ModisteNathaniel Shilkret And The RCA Victor Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Selections From "You're In Love" / Selections From "High Jinks"Victor Salon Group Direction Of Nathaniel ShilkretAlbum
When I Grow Too Old To Dream / You Are Free (Love Is Just A Game)Nelson Eddy With Nathaniel Shilkret And RCA Victor Symphony OrchestraAlbum
American Banjo AlbumNathaniel Shilkret And Victor Symphony Orchestra, Rex ScheppAlbum
Canto Siboney / ¿Me Odias?Nathaniel Shilkret And Victor Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Memorial Album To George Gershwin Featuring His Best Loved CompositionsNathaniel Shilkret Conducting RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra / George GershwinAlbum
I Hear America SingingJohn Charles Thomas, ILGWU Radio ChorusAlbum
Selections From "The Vagabond King" / Selections From "The Firefly"Victor Salon Orchestra Direction Of Nathaniel ShilkretAlbum
8th Row Center: Showtime U.S.A.Nathaniel Shilkret, Sylvan Shulman, Richard MaltbySingle
Hark! The Years Volume OneNathaniel ShilkretAlbum
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