Alec Wilder

Real Name:
Alexander Lafayette Chew Wilder
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American composer, born February 16, 1907 in Rochester, New York, USA, died December 24, 1980 in Gainesville, Florida, USA.

In addition to writing popular songs, Wilder also composed classical pieces for exotic combination's of orchestral instruments. His classical numbers, which often had off-beat, humorous titles were strongly influenced by jazz. He also wrote eleven operas.

Inducted in the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.
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Alec Wilder Discography Tracks

Albums

Frank Sinatra, Alec Wilder, The Alec Wilder Octet Frank Sinatra, Alec Wilder, The Alec Wilder Octet - The Music Of Alec Wilder Conducted By Frank Sinatra (Album) Columbia Masterworks US 1950 Sell This Version
Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra / Alec Wilder Mundell Lowe And His Orchestra / Alec Wilder - New Music Of Alec Wilder (Album) Riverside Records US 1956 Sell This Version
CR 3019 New York Woodwind Quintet, Alec Wilder New York Woodwind Quintet, Alec Wilder - The New York Woodwind Quintet Plays the Music of Alec Wilder(LP, Album, Mono) Golden Crest CR 3019 US 1957 Sell This Version
SDP 22, SDP22, RLP 7008, RLP 7009, RLP 7010, RLP 7011 Lewis Carroll - Cyril Ritchard, Alec Wilder, New York Woodwind Quintet Lewis Carroll - Cyril Ritchard, Alec Wilder, New York Woodwind Quintet - Alice's Adventures In Wonderland(Box + 4xLP) Riverside Records, Riverside Records, Riverside Records, Riverside Records, Riverside Records, Riverside Records SDP 22, SDP22, RLP 7008, RLP 7009, RLP 7010, RLP 7011 US 1960 Sell This Version
Alec Wilder The Sand Castle (Album) Columbia US 1961 Sell This Version
RE 7018 John Barrows, Harvey Phillips, Bernie Leighton, Tait Sanford - Alec Wilder / Poulenc* / Scriabin* / Persichetti* John Barrows, Harvey Phillips, Bernie Leighton, Tait Sanford - Alec Wilder / Poulenc* / Scriabin* / Persichetti* - Sonata For Horn-Tuba-Piano / Elegie For Horn / Romance / Serenade No. 12 For Tuba(LP, Album) Golden Crest RE 7018 US 1965 Sell This Version
CRS-4190, CRS4190 Alec Wilder - Gordon Stout, Robert Levy*, Virginia Nanzetta, The Clarion Wind Quintet* Alec Wilder - Gordon Stout, Robert Levy*, Virginia Nanzetta, The Clarion Wind Quintet* - Alec Wilder's Music For Marimba With Other Instruments(LP) Golden Crest, Golden Crest CRS-4190, CRS4190 US 1979 Sell This Version
TC 1777 Jan DeGaetani, Alec Wilder, Rayburn Wright Jan DeGaetani, Alec Wilder, Rayburn Wright - Lullabies and Night Songs(LP, Album) Caedmon Records, Inc. TC 1777 US 1985 Sell This Version
(D)AP-218 Marlene VerPlanck Sings Alec Wilder Marlene VerPlanck Sings Alec Wilder - Marlene VerPlanck Sings Alec Wilder(LP, Album) Audiophile (2) (D)AP-218 US 1986 Sell This Version
CRI SD 535 Alec Wilder / Allan Blank Alec Wilder / Allan Blank - Music From Eastman(LP) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI SD 535 US 1986 Sell This Version
3-7187-2 H1 John Corigliano, Alec Wilder, Humbert Lucarelli, Brooklyn Philharmonic*, Michael Barrett (7) John Corigliano, Alec Wilder, Humbert Lucarelli, Brooklyn Philharmonic*, Michael Barrett (7) - Aria / Concerto For Oboe(CD) Koch International Classics 3-7187-2 H1 US 1994 Sell This Version
NPD 85570 Alec Wilder, The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark, Humbert Lucarelli, Eugenia Zukerman, Gary Louie, Kenneth Pasmanick Alec Wilder, The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark, Humbert Lucarelli, Eugenia Zukerman, Gary Louie, Kenneth Pasmanick - For The Friends Of Alec Wilder(CD) Newport Classic NPD 85570 US 1994 Sell This Version
BSD 141 New York Woodwind Quintet, Alec Wilder, Francis Poulenc, Jean Françaix New York Woodwind Quintet, Alec Wilder, Francis Poulenc, Jean Françaix - An American And Paris - The Best Of The New York Woodwind Quintet Vol. 3(CD, Album) Boston Skyline BSD 141 US 1996 Sell This Version
New York Woodwind Quintet, Alec Wilder New York Woodwind Quintet, Alec Wilder - Woodwind Quintets Nos.3,4, And 6 Concert-Disc US Unknown Sell This Version
GW-225 Cyril Ritchard, Alec Wilder Cyril Ritchard, Alec Wilder - Alice In Wonderland: Chapter 3 - A Caucus And A Long Tale; Chapter 4 - The Rabbit Sends In A Little Bill(LP, Album) Golden Wonderland GW-225 US Unknown Sell This Version
RE 7009 Alec Wilder, Ludwig van Beethoven Alec Wilder, Ludwig van Beethoven - Alec Wilder Sonata For Cello And Piano / Beethoven Variations (LP) Golden Crest RE 7009 US Unknown Sell This Version
PRP 22201 Alec Wilder, Loonis McGlohon Alec Wilder, Loonis McGlohon - Land of Oz(LP) BMI Publishing PRP 22201 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version
SCR-4017, CR-4017 New York Brass Quintet* / Alec Wilder / Don Hammond New York Brass Quintet* / Alec Wilder / Don Hammond - 2 Contemporary Composers(LP, Album) Golden Crest, Golden Crest SCR-4017, CR-4017 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

642 Frank Sinatra Conducting The Music Of Alec Wilder Frank Sinatra Conducting The Music Of Alec Wilder - Piece For English Horn / Piece For Bassoon(12") V Disc 642 US 1946 Sell This Version
635 Frank Sinatra Conducting The Music Of Alec Wilder Frank Sinatra Conducting The Music Of Alec Wilder - Slow Dance / Contrapuntal Variations(12") V Disc 635 US 1946 Sell This Version
SZB-3216 Alec Wilder Mirafone Presents Deskants And Tubens(7", Promo) Mirafone Corp. SZB-3216 US Unknown Sell This Version
MM 632-1, M 637-5 Humperdinck* : Basil Rathbone with orchestra conducted by Carmen Dragon, Wilder* : Frank Sinatra conducting the The Columbia String Orchestra Humperdinck* : Basil Rathbone with orchestra conducted by Carmen Dragon, Wilder* : Frank Sinatra conducting the The Columbia String Orchestra - Hansel And Gretel (Part 1) / Slow Dance(Shellac, 12", Promo) Columbia Masterworks, Columbia Masterworks MM 632-1, M 637-5 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

CRS 4150 The Wingra Quintet, Alec Wilder, Jurriaan Andriessen, Ingolf Dahl The Wingra Quintet, Alec Wilder, Jurriaan Andriessen, Ingolf Dahl - The Wingra Quintet(LP, Comp) Golden Crest CRS 4150 USA & Canada 1976 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

1 Ireene Wicker The Singing Lady, Mitch Miller & His Orchestra, Alec Wilder, Gilbert Mack, Jack Keane, George Cooney Ireene Wicker The Singing Lady, Mitch Miller & His Orchestra, Alec Wilder, Gilbert Mack, Jack Keane, George Cooney - Scuffy the Tugboat, Good Morning(6", Yel) Golden Records (2) 1 US 1948 Sell This Version