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The Resource Africans in America, (sound recording)

Africans in America, (sound recording)

Label
Africans in America
Title
Africans in America
Title variation
Africans in America: America's journey through slavery
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engirimanund
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
VCW
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Africans in America (Television documentary)
Credits note
Producer, Bernice Johnson Reagon ; assistant producer Toshi Reagon ; executive producer for WGBH, Orlando Bagwell
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Principally sung in English
PerformerNote
Principally performed by Bernice Johnson Reagon & Toshi Reagon, vocals ; with additional instrumentalists and vocalists
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reagon, Bernice Johnson
  • Reagon, Toshi
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
  • Slavery
  • Folk songs, Irish
  • Folk music
Label
Africans in America, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Consists of original compositions and reconstructed performances of historical works and African-American folk music as featured in Africans in America, a PBS television documentary
  • Book contains lyrics and program notes by Bernice Johnson Reagon, Michaela Harrison, & others
Accompanying material
1 book ([114] p.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • V. 1. Your country ; Gabriel's balm ; A stÃ3r mo chroí ; Shabazz ; Remember me ; Hambone ; Middle passage ; Ballad call and response ; Dialiya ; Donl Ã3g ; Song of Stono ; When Jesus wept ; Steal away ; Long journey home ; Vesey's song ; Monticello's lament ; Come unto me ; Rise freemen rise ; Minuet in F major ; Shekere ; Venture's song -- v.2. Ship of Zion ; Boll fever ; Green fields of America ; Pulse ; Nat Turner's prayer ; Run Mary run ; La d'Héricourt ; Ballad of
  • the flying cloud ; Donney got a rambling mind ; Kneebone ; Balm in Gilead ; Air from the Spanish barber ; Remember me ; Troubled ; Rhythm on cloth ; Ranting highlandman ; Oh if my soul was formed from woe ; Jacob's cry ; Come unto me ; What kind of land ; Freedom call --
  • v.3. Balm in Gilead ; Song in D-flat ; Blue Rhumba ; I heard the voice of Jesus say ; Brandywine quick-step ; Mandiacapella ; Steal away ; Dumala storm ; John Brown's body ; Coo coo ; When Jesus wept ; Early my God ; Nago ; Your country ; Ballad in harmony ; What kind of land ; First time I saw big water
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 compact discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
digital ; 4 3/4 in. +
Publisher number
RCD 90444
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41177900
  • (Sirsi) o41177900
  • CARL0623363727
  • (OCoLC)41177900
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Africans in America, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Consists of original compositions and reconstructed performances of historical works and African-American folk music as featured in Africans in America, a PBS television documentary
  • Book contains lyrics and program notes by Bernice Johnson Reagon, Michaela Harrison, & others
Accompanying material
1 book ([114] p.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • V. 1. Your country ; Gabriel's balm ; A stÃ3r mo chroí ; Shabazz ; Remember me ; Hambone ; Middle passage ; Ballad call and response ; Dialiya ; Donl Ã3g ; Song of Stono ; When Jesus wept ; Steal away ; Long journey home ; Vesey's song ; Monticello's lament ; Come unto me ; Rise freemen rise ; Minuet in F major ; Shekere ; Venture's song -- v.2. Ship of Zion ; Boll fever ; Green fields of America ; Pulse ; Nat Turner's prayer ; Run Mary run ; La d'Héricourt ; Ballad of
  • the flying cloud ; Donney got a rambling mind ; Kneebone ; Balm in Gilead ; Air from the Spanish barber ; Remember me ; Troubled ; Rhythm on cloth ; Ranting highlandman ; Oh if my soul was formed from woe ; Jacob's cry ; Come unto me ; What kind of land ; Freedom call --
  • v.3. Balm in Gilead ; Song in D-flat ; Blue Rhumba ; I heard the voice of Jesus say ; Brandywine quick-step ; Mandiacapella ; Steal away ; Dumala storm ; John Brown's body ; Coo coo ; When Jesus wept ; Early my God ; Nago ; Your country ; Ballad in harmony ; What kind of land ; First time I saw big water
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 compact discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
digital ; 4 3/4 in. +
Publisher number
RCD 90444
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41177900
  • (Sirsi) o41177900
  • CARL0623363727
  • (OCoLC)41177900
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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