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Corporate Author Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. Performer.

Title Black Manhattan [sound recording] : theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.

Imprint New York, NY : New World Records, p2003.

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 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJR PARA BM P11CD    Available
Description 1 sound recording : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Principally instrumental popular music by African-American composers from early 20th-century Manhattan; the 6th and 17th works are songs.
"Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc."
Compact disc.
Program notes by the conductor, biographical notes on the composers and performers, and discographical and bibliographical references (39 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents The Castle perfect trot / James Reese Europe & Ford T. Dabney (2:15) -- Carolina fox trot / Will H. Vodery (2:42) -- Overture to In Dahomey / Will Marion Cook (8:14) -- Deep river : old Negro melody / trad. ; arr. Harry T. Burleigh (2:21) -- Sambo : a characteristic two step march / William H. Tyers (3:10) -- When the band plays ragtime / Bob Cole & the Johnson brothers (3:12) -- Castle house rag / James Reese Europe (2:07) -- Smyrna : a Turkish serenade / William H. Tyers (4:39) -- Ballin' the jack / Chris Smith ; What it takes to make me love you, you've got it / James Reese Europe (1:42) -- Meno d'amour / William H. Tyers (4:46) -- Hey there! (Hi there!) / James Reese Europe (2:38) -- The Tar Heel blues rag / J. Tim Brymn (2:31) -- Congratulations : The Castles' lame duck waltz / James Reese Europe (4:55) -- Strut Miss Lizzie / J. Turner Layton ; arr. Will H. Vodery (2:00) -- Panama : a characteristic novelty / William H. Tyers (4:47) -- The Clef Club march / James Reese Europe (2:47) -- Under the bamboo tree / Bob Cole & the Johnson brothers (5:05) -- Cocoanut [sic] Grove jazz / J. Tim Brymn (3:04) -- Swing along! / Will Marion Cook (4:05).
Performer Edward Pleasant, baritone (6th work) ; Awet Andemicael, soprano (17th work) ; The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra ; Rick Benjamin, conductor.
Event Recorded May 28-29, 2003, Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, N.Y.
Subject Popular instrumental music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1901-1910.
Popular instrumental music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1911-1920.
Popular music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1901-1910.
Popular music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1911-1920.
African Americans -- Music.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Waltzes.
Marches (Instrumental ensemble)
Foxtrots.
Ragtime music.
Dance music -- New York (State) -- New York.
Added Author Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949. Arranger.
Benjamin, Rick. Conductor.
Pleasant, Edward. Performer.
Andemicael, Awet. Performer.
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919. Instrumental music. Selections.
Vodery, Will H. Carolina fox trot.
Cook, Will Marion. In Dahomey. Overture.
Cook, Will Marion. In Dahomey. Swing along!
Tyers, Wm. H. (William H.), 1876-1924. Instrumental music. Selections.
Cole, Bob, 1868-1911. When the band plays ragtime.
Smith, Chris, 1879-1949. Ballin' the jack.
Brymn, J. Tim, 1881-1946. Tar Heel blues rag.
Layton, 1894-1978. Strut, Miss Lizzie; arr.
Brymn, J. Tim, 1881-1946. Cocoanut Grove jazz.
Cole, Bob, 1868-1911. Under the bamboo tree.
Clef Club (New York, N.Y.)
Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.
Added Title Theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.
Standard No. 093228061120
Music No. 80611-2 New World Records

 
    
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