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Herbert L. Clarke

Herbert L. Clarke (1867–1942) was the best-known cornet soloist in America during the first two decades of the twentieth century. He is remembered today as the author of several fine etude books for the cornet and as the composer of many solo works for that instrument. Clarke served as cornet soloist for Sousa's Band and conducted that ensemble on many Victor records. He also was the conductor of Clarke's Band of Providence (formerly the American Band of Providence) and recorded over one hundred titles with that ensemble between 1900 and 1903. Clarke recorded many of his original cornet solos for Victor, Berliner, Columbia, Edison, and Brunswick.

The following recordings featuring Herbert L. Clarke are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Instrumentalist - Cornet On the sea Brass quartet Victor Brass Quartet 1912-05-21
Instrumentalist - Cornet Oh fair dove, oh fond dove Brass quartet Victor Brass Quartet 1912-05-21
Instrumentalist - Cornet Good night quartet Brass quartet Victor Brass Quartet 1912-05-22
Instrumentalist - Cornet Farewell to the forest Brass quartet Victor Brass Quartet 1912-05-22
Instrumentalist - Cornet Aloha oe Band, with cornet solo Sousa's Band 1911-12-14
Instrumentalist - Cornet Hearts and flowers Band, with cornet solo Sousa's Band 1904-12-08
Instrumentalist - Cornet The blue and the gray patrol Band, with cornet solo Sousa's Band 1904-12-12
Instrumentalist - Cornet Hearts and flowers Cornet solo, with band Sousa's Band; Herbert L. Clarke 1901-12-31
Instrumentalist - Cornet Grand Russian fantasie Cornet solo, with piano Herbert L. Clarke 1901-05-29
Instrumentalist - Cornet Perhaps love's dream will last forever Cornet solo, with piano Herbert L. Clarke 1901-05-29