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MUSIC CD
Author Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976, performer.

Title Songs of free men [sound recording].

Publication Info. [New York] : Sony Classical, [1997]
1997

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 Mokena Community PL Audio Visual - MKBB-1  PATRIOTIC CD ROB    AVAILABLE
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Series Masterworks Heritage vocal series
Masterworks heritage vocal series.
Note Songs in various genres.
The 18th-25th works arr. by Normand Lockwood.
Originally released 1942-1948; the 1st-2nd and 5th works previously unreleased.
Compact disc.
Program and biographical notes by Paul Robeson, Jr. and Albert Innaurato, in English with French and German translations (37 p. : ill.) bound in container.
Contents Balm in Gilead : spiritual / arr. Harry T. Burleigh (2:26) -- Chassidic chant / Lehman Engel (2:40) -- From border to border : from Quiet flows the Don (2:46) ; Oh, how proud our quiet Don : from Quiet flows the Don (3:18) / Ivan Dzerzhinsky -- The Lord God of Abraham : from Elijah : op. 70 / Felix Mendelssohn (3:07) -- The purest kind of guy (Joe's birthday song) : from No for an answer / Marc Blitzstein (3:20) -- Joe Hill / Earl Robinson (2:40) -- The peat-bog soldiers : song from a German concentration camp = Moorsoldaten / anonymous ; arr. Hanns Eisler (2:25) -- The four insurgent generals : Spanish loyalist song / anonymous (2:25) -- Native land / Isaac Donayevsky (2:17) -- Song of the plains : Red Army song / anonymous ; arr. Lev Knipper (3:04) -- Cradle song / Alexander Gretchaninoff (3:49) -- Within four walls / Modest Mussorgsky (3:30) -- Folk songs. By an' by / arr. Harry T. Burleigh (2:26) ; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child / arr. Lawrence Brown (2:27) ; John Henry / arr. Hall Johnson (2:27) -- Water boy / Avery Robinson (2:30) -- My curly headed baby / George H. Clutsam (2:44) -- Mah Lindy Lou / Lily Strickland (3:09) -- Wagon wheels / Peter DeRose (2:42) -- The house I live in / Earl Robinson (3:08) -- I still suits me : from Showboat / Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern (2:32) -- Sylvia / Oley Speaks (2:06) -- Ol' man river : from Showboat / Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern (3:09) -- It ain't necessarily so : from Porgy and Bess / George Gershwin (2:39).
Performer Paul Robeson, bass-baritone ; Lawrence Brown, piano (1st-17th works) ; Columbia Concert Orchestra ; Emanuel Balaban, conductor (18th-25th works).
Event Recorded in New York City, Jan. 27 and 30, and Feb. 2, 1942 (1st-13th works); Dec. 28, 1945 (14th-17th works); and Nov. 7-8, 1947 (18th-25th works).
Language Sung in English, German, Russian, and Spanish.
Subject Songs (Low voice) with piano.
Spirituals (Songs)
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Oratorios -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Political ballads and songs.
Folk songs.
Songs (Low voice) with orchestra.
Popular music -- 1941-1950.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Added Author Lockwood, Normand, 1906-2002 arranger.
Brown, Lawrence, 1893-1972, performer.
Balaban, Emanuel, 1895-1973, conductor.
Columbia Concert Orchestra, performer.
Note Subtitle on container: Paul Robeson recital
Standard No. 074646322321
Music No. MHK 63223 Sony Classical

 
    
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