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Title Harp of a thousand strings [sound recording].

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder, p1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    P COLL HTS R09CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Southern journey; v. 9
The Alan Lomax collection
Alan Lomax collection,
Note Previously released as White spirituals from The sacred harp, the Alabama Sacred Harp Convention, New World Records 80205-2; includes 6 previously unreleased selections.
Compact disc.
Program notes adapted and expanded by Matthew Barton from Lomax, texts, and selected bibliography ([36] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Sherburne -- David's lamentation -- Soar away -- Commentary -- Wondrous love -- Traveling on -- New harmony -- Hallelujah -- Prayer for recess -- Loving Jesus -- Greenwich -- Milford -- Baptismal anthem -- Amsterdam -- Montgomery -- Memorial lesson -- Cussetta -- The last words of Copernicus -- The morning trumpet -- Homeward bound -- Northfield -- Doddridge -- Weeping Mary -- Christmas anthem -- New prospect -- Oxford.
Event Field recordings made by Alan Lomax, Sept. 12, 1959, at the United Sacred Harp Musical Association Singing Convention, Fyffe, Ala.
Subject Spirituals (Songs) -- Alabama.
Whites -- Alabama -- Music.
Hymns, English -- Alabama.
Field recordings -- Alabama.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002- Compiler.
Alabama Sacred Harp Convention (1959 : Fyffe, Ala.)
Spine Title Harp of 1,000 strings
Note Subtitle on container: All day singing from The sacred harp
Added Title Sacred harp.
Standard No. 011661170926
Music No. CD 1709 Rounder
80205-2 New World Records

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