Akerman, Richard Frank Martin 3.nov.1871-23.oct.1938 England Berkshire, Reading - Windsor
organist, choirmaster, born at 8 William Street in Reading St Mary, 1881 residing with his parents at 11 Gerald Villas in Windsor Clewer, studied at the Royal College of Music in London, 1900-1924 organist of St Georges Chapel Windsor Castle, 1909 music master at Eton College where he collaborated with Walter Parratt, 1901 as professor of music residing at 53 Queens Road in Windsor Clewer, 1911-1938 at 62 Frances Road in Windsor, 1908-1934 he was editor for The Year Book Press London ; son of carpenter Richard Akerman (Wiltshire, Manningford 1840-1921 Windsor) and Maria Tomes (Dorset, Swanage 9.jun.1844-) ; 1900 in Windsor he married Annie Kate Baker (Windsor 1877-26.jan.1947 Canada, Penticton)

Title Parts


[] I call and cry to Thee O Lord. Anthem. Male choir
pub Novello & Co., London 1900

[] Lo my shepherd is divine. Anthem. Male voices
pub Novello & Co., London 1902

[] The boatman's return. Three-part song for treble voices
words J. E. Carpenter
pub Vincent Music Co., London 1902

[] Shepherds, I have lost my love. Two-part song for treble voices
words from Hullah's Song Book
pub Vincent Music Co., London 1902

[] The cottager to her infant. Four-part song
words D. Wordsworth
pub Novello & Co., London 1902

[] The Epiphany Hymn. Male choir
words Bishop Heber
pub Novello & Co., London 1903

[] Soldier rest! thy warfare o'er. SATB Choir
words Walter Scott
pub Novello & Co., London 1904

[] O Lady, leave thy silken thread. Two-part song for female voices
words T. Hood
pub Novello & Co., London 1904

[] Rest thee, rest thee, my little child. Christmas carol
words G. Hayward
pub Novello & Co., London 1904

[] Easter carol, for treble voices
words H. Knight
pub Novello & Co., London 1905

[] Golden slumbers. SSA Choir
pub Vincent Music Co., London 1905

[] O come, ye servants of the Lord. Anthem. Male  voices
pub Novello & Co., London 1906

[] Lo! from the hills my help descends. Anthem for soprano voices
pub Novello & Co., London 1906

[] Christmas Eve. Part-song for SATB
words by A. S. Swan
pub Novello & Co., London 1907

[] Wild roses and snow (Basses Pyrenees). Part-song
words Mackenzie Bell
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1908

[] Rise for the day is passing. Unison song for trebles
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1908

[] Three little songs
pub Novello & Co., London 1908
[] 1 - Queen of May. words E. C. M. Dart
[] 2 - Slumber song. words Christina Georgina Rossetti
[] 3 - Slumber song. words Christina Georgina Rossetti
[] The pride of Bergenbond, or, The silver key. A Dutch comedy in two acts
pub H. F. W. Deane, London 1908
[] - Here we stand from early morn. Part-song for treble voices
[] - Out for the day. Part-song for treble voices
[] On this merry summer's day. Part-song for two voices. 1908
from Iron Band

[] There comes a galley laden. Christmas hymn set as a unison song for children
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1909

[] The Pirate of Panora. An italian comedy
libretto F. Magnard Bridge, music Sir Walter Parratt and R. F. M. Akerman
No.6 of The St George's, Windsor, Series of Plays
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1909
[] - Oh, when the day dawns clear and bright
[] - Oranges, oranges, yellow and round
[] The baron's holiday, or, The first of May. A Village comedy. London 1909
libretto F. Magnard Bridge, music Sir Walter Parratt and R. F. M. Akerman
No.3 of The St George's, Windsor, Series of Plays
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1909
[] - Welcome, smiling month of May
[] - Come and join the May-Day scene
[] The year book press series of unison and part-songs
music by several composers, edited by Martin Akerman
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1911

[] The song of the playing field. Action song.
words and actions by G. N. Armfield
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1912

[] A selection from the Year Book Press series of two-part songs
music by several composers, edited by Martin Akerman
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1915

[] Dinant. Song
words F. Maynard Bridge
pub H. F. W. Deane & Son, The Year Book Press, London 1916

[] If all were rain. Voice and piano. 1925
words Christina Georgina Rossetti

[] O wind, why do you never rest. Voice and piano. 1925
words Christina Georgina Rossetti

[] Glory and honour and laud. Collection of anthems and songs for mixed choir, voice, piano
including music by John Mason Neale and Charles Wood
pub H. F. W. Deane & Sons, The Year Book Press, London 1925

[] Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us. Anthem. SATB Choir
words J. Edmeston
pub Bayley & Ferguson, London and Glasgow 1936

[] Spring. 3-part Song
words W. E. Coghlan
copyrightholder G. H. Smith, Hull, England 4oct1943

[] Mr. Nobody. Unison song
words anon
copyrightholder Alfred J. Silver, Birmingham, England 4oct1943

[] Jesu joyaunce of my heart. Unison choir
arr from J. S. Bach
pub Novello & Co., London

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