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The Resource Voices of Black America : historical recordings of poetry, humor & drama, 1908-1947, compiled by William Shaman & Peter G. Adamson, (sound recording)

Voices of Black America : historical recordings of poetry, humor & drama, 1908-1947, compiled by William Shaman & Peter G. Adamson, (sound recording)

Label
Voices of Black America : historical recordings of poetry, humor & drama, 1908-1947
Title
Voices of Black America
Title remainder
historical recordings of poetry, humor & drama, 1908-1947
Statement of responsibility
compiled by William Shaman & Peter G. Adamson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Features recordings of eminent African-Americans from the first half of the 20th century, including Booker T. Washington and Langston Hughes. Incorporates Naxos recordings of music into the reading
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
KyLxBWI
Credits note
Produced by William Shaman and Peter G. Adamson
Date time place
Recordings made between 1908 and 1947
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E185.5
LC item number
.V65 2002
Literary text for sound recordings
other
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1856-1915
  • 1872-1906
  • 1871-1938
  • 1902-1967
  • 1874-1922
  • 1873-1954
  • 1898-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Washington, Booker T.
  • Dunbar, Paul Laurence
  • Myers, J. A
  • Wright, Edward Sterling
  • Johnson, James Weldon
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Case, Charley
  • Williams, Bert
  • Gilpin, Charles S
  • Johnson, J. Rosamond
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd
Series statement
  • Classic literature with classical music
  • Historical recordings
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • American poetry
  • Monologues
Target audience
general
Label
Voices of Black America : historical recordings of poetry, humor & drama, 1908-1947, compiled by William Shaman & Peter G. Adamson, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by William Shaman, with biographical information about featured writers and performers, in container insert
Bar code
31223084679068
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ol' tunes
  • (2:34)
  • In the morning
  • (2:26)
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar (Rev. J.A. Myers)
  • Little Christmas basket
  • (1:46)
  • Howdy, honey, howdy!
  • (1:51)
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar (Edward Sterling Wright)
  • disc 1.
  • Four readings from God's trombones.
  • Listen, Lord, a prayer
  • (2:45)
  • Creation
  • (4:10)
  • Prodigal son
  • (5:57)
  • Go down death, a funeral sermon
  • (4:23)
  • (James Weldon Johnson) --
  • Atlanta exposition address (excerpt)
  • Booker T. Washington
  • (3:36)
  • Banjo song
  • (2:53)
  • When Malindy sings
  • (3:51)
  • (:48)
  • Mother to son
  • (:49)
  • Ma Lord
  • (:41)
  • I, too [sing America]
  • (:35)
  • Harlem sweeties
  • (1:13)
  • Sylvester's dying bed [the death of a mighty lover]
  • Poems by Langston Hughes.
  • (1:03)
  • Wake
  • (:10) ;
  • Florida road workers
  • (:39)
  • Good morning, Stalingrad
  • (2:14)
  • To Captain Mulzac ([the] Negro skipper of the Booker T. Washington sailing with a mixed crew)
  • (3:03)
  • Negro speaks of rivers
  • Merry-go-round ([a] colored child at carnival)
  • (:34)
  • Weary blues
  • (1:32)
  • Too blue
  • (:33)
  • Could be [blues]
  • (:36)
  • Late last night [blues]
  • (:26)
  • Little lyric (of great importance)
  • Still here
  • (:21)
  • Ballad of the landlord
  • (1:10)
  • Big buddy
  • (:38)
  • Note on commercial theatre
  • (:46)
  • Little songs
  • (:10)
  • (:08)
  • Silence
  • (:12)
  • Burden
  • (:10)
  • Havana dreams
  • (:28)
  • Breath of a rose
  • (:30)
  • Prayer
  • (:19) ;
  • Porter
  • (:22)
  • Brass spittoons
  • (1:10)
  • Ku Klux [Klan]
  • (:35) -
  • How mother made the soup
  • (2:49)
  • Father as a scientist
  • (2:52)
  • Charley Case
  • You can't do nothin' till Martin gets here
  • Bert Williams
  • (4:19)
  • How? Fried!
  • Lucas
  • Border line
  • (3:18)
  • Elder Eatmore's sermon on generosity
  • (3:45)
  • Elder Eatmore's sermon on throwing stones
  • (4:15)
  • Alex Rogers (Bert Williams) --
  • (:19)
  • In time of silver rain
  • (:42)
  • (Langston Hughes)
  • disc 2.
  • Experiences in show business
  • (3:13)
  • Songs of innocence.
  • no 4.
  • Little Black boy
  • William Blake
  • (2:19)
  • Othello, act 1, scene 3
  • William Shakespeare
  • (6:42)
  • Freedom Train
  • Langston Hughes
  • Humorous address to the musicians (?)
  • (2:59) (Paul Robeson)
  • Charles S. Gilpin
  • (3:27)
  • Darktown literary debate
  • (3:21)
  • Gambling Dan
  • (3:37)
  • J. Rosamond Johnson
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 CDs (ca. 1 hr., 46 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9789626342480
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 730099024822
  • 9789626342480
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • NA224812
  • NA224812
  • NA224822
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
1001892397
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Voices of Black America : historical recordings of poetry, humor & drama, 1908-1947, compiled by William Shaman & Peter G. Adamson, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by William Shaman, with biographical information about featured writers and performers, in container insert
Bar code
31223084679068
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ol' tunes
  • (2:34)
  • In the morning
  • (2:26)
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar (Rev. J.A. Myers)
  • Little Christmas basket
  • (1:46)
  • Howdy, honey, howdy!
  • (1:51)
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar (Edward Sterling Wright)
  • disc 1.
  • Four readings from God's trombones.
  • Listen, Lord, a prayer
  • (2:45)
  • Creation
  • (4:10)
  • Prodigal son
  • (5:57)
  • Go down death, a funeral sermon
  • (4:23)
  • (James Weldon Johnson) --
  • Atlanta exposition address (excerpt)
  • Booker T. Washington
  • (3:36)
  • Banjo song
  • (2:53)
  • When Malindy sings
  • (3:51)
  • (:48)
  • Mother to son
  • (:49)
  • Ma Lord
  • (:41)
  • I, too [sing America]
  • (:35)
  • Harlem sweeties
  • (1:13)
  • Sylvester's dying bed [the death of a mighty lover]
  • Poems by Langston Hughes.
  • (1:03)
  • Wake
  • (:10) ;
  • Florida road workers
  • (:39)
  • Good morning, Stalingrad
  • (2:14)
  • To Captain Mulzac ([the] Negro skipper of the Booker T. Washington sailing with a mixed crew)
  • (3:03)
  • Negro speaks of rivers
  • Merry-go-round ([a] colored child at carnival)
  • (:34)
  • Weary blues
  • (1:32)
  • Too blue
  • (:33)
  • Could be [blues]
  • (:36)
  • Late last night [blues]
  • (:26)
  • Little lyric (of great importance)
  • Still here
  • (:21)
  • Ballad of the landlord
  • (1:10)
  • Big buddy
  • (:38)
  • Note on commercial theatre
  • (:46)
  • Little songs
  • (:10)
  • (:08)
  • Silence
  • (:12)
  • Burden
  • (:10)
  • Havana dreams
  • (:28)
  • Breath of a rose
  • (:30)
  • Prayer
  • (:19) ;
  • Porter
  • (:22)
  • Brass spittoons
  • (1:10)
  • Ku Klux [Klan]
  • (:35) -
  • How mother made the soup
  • (2:49)
  • Father as a scientist
  • (2:52)
  • Charley Case
  • You can't do nothin' till Martin gets here
  • Bert Williams
  • (4:19)
  • How? Fried!
  • Lucas
  • Border line
  • (3:18)
  • Elder Eatmore's sermon on generosity
  • (3:45)
  • Elder Eatmore's sermon on throwing stones
  • (4:15)
  • Alex Rogers (Bert Williams) --
  • (:19)
  • In time of silver rain
  • (:42)
  • (Langston Hughes)
  • disc 2.
  • Experiences in show business
  • (3:13)
  • Songs of innocence.
  • no 4.
  • Little Black boy
  • William Blake
  • (2:19)
  • Othello, act 1, scene 3
  • William Shakespeare
  • (6:42)
  • Freedom Train
  • Langston Hughes
  • Humorous address to the musicians (?)
  • (2:59) (Paul Robeson)
  • Charles S. Gilpin
  • (3:27)
  • Darktown literary debate
  • (3:21)
  • Gambling Dan
  • (3:37)
  • J. Rosamond Johnson
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 CDs (ca. 1 hr., 46 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9789626342480
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 730099024822
  • 9789626342480
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • NA224812
  • NA224812
  • NA224822
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
1001892397
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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