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Corporate Author Boston Camerata. Performer.

Title The American vocalist [sound recording] : spirituals and folk hymns, 1850-1870.

Imprint [United Kingdom?] : Earner Classics & Jazz, p2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Music, CDs    CD P BOST AV B 18    Available
Description 1 sound disc (59 min., 29 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 005929
Note Folk hymns and spirituals of the late 18th-early 19th centuries from the northern United States.
Performed by a varying number of voices, with occasional instrumental acc.; sung in English.
Previously released in 1992 by Erato (2292-45818-2).
Principal musical sources: The American vocalist (Boston, 1849) and The revivalist (Troy, NY, 1868).
Compact disc.
Program notes in English, French, and German (13 p.) inserted in container.
Contents I. The warning. The warning (2:25) ; Windham (3:19) ; The Judgement Day (3:20) ; Greenwich (1:44) -- II. Great comforter, descend. Wrestle (3:57) ; Canterbury new (1:19) ; Edom (1:38) ; I shall be satisfied (2:49) -- III. The star of Bethlehem. Milford (1:51) ; Star in the East (3:31) ; Bonnie Doone : the star of Bethlehem (2:50) -- IV. The gospel feast. O come, come away (2:38) ; School hymn (1:55) ; The gospel feast (2:40) ; Go worship at Emmanuel's feet (2:23) ; John Anderson my Jo (2:16) ; Go when the morning shineth (2:09) ; Captain Robert Kidd (:44) ; How precious is the name (1:32) ; Roll call (1:28) ; Glad tidings (1:56) -- V. At the river. Deal gently with thy servants (4:29) ; Shall we gather at the river (3:16) ; Happy land (1:08) ; Burst ye emerald gates (2:12).
Performer Boston Camerata ; Schola Cantorum of Boston ; Chamber Choir of the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum ; Joel Cohen, conductor.
Event Recorded Nov. 1991, Lindsay Chapel, Emmanuel Church, Boston, Mass.
Subject Spirituals (Songs)
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Hymns, English -- United States.
Sacred vocal music -- United States -- 18th century.
Sacred vocal music -- United States -- 19th century.
Added Author Cohen, Joel, 1942- Conductor.
Schola Cantorum of Boston. Performer.
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum. Chamber Choir. Performer.
Added Title American vocalist. (1849). Selections.
Revivalist. (1868). Selections.
Standard No. 00825646921836 gtin-14
825646921836
Music No. 2564 69218-3 Warner Classics & Jazz
2292-45818-2 Erato

 
    
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