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The Resource Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance, (sound recording)

Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance, (sound recording)

Label
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance
Title
Rhapsodies in black
Title remainder
music and words from the Harlem Renaissance
Title variation
Music and words from the Harlem Renaissance
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
PAI
Date time place
Recorded 1918-34 (music) and 1999-2000 (readings)
Form of composition
jazz
Format of music
not applicable
Label
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs in oversize box container
  • Musical works originally issued on analog 78rpm discs
  • "Compilation produced by Shawn Amos"--container
Accompanying material
1 book (98 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 25 x 14 cm.)
Bibliography note
Credits, essays by various authors, words of the readings, and select bibliography (p. 97) in accompanying book, inserted in container. Accompanying book cover title: Harlem, Mecca of the new negro: graphic survey
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1. Struttin' & stridin' : The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes (read by Quincy Jones) ; Cotton Club stomp (Duke Ellington) ; The Harlem strut (James P. Johnson) ; Brother low down (Bert Williams) ; Letter from Aaron Doublas to Langston Hughes (read by Wally "Famous" Amos ; There'll be some changes made (Ethel Waters) ; Sounds of Africa (Eubie Blake) ; Sweet man o' mine (Mamie Smith) ; The weary blues / Langton Hughes (read by Branford Marsalis) ; Blues ain't nothin else but! (Ida Cox) ; Kansas City man blues (Clarence Williams' Blue Five) ; Indianola (Wilbur C. Sweatman's Original Jazz Band) ; Hard hearted Hannah (Rosa Henderson) ; Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem / Helene Johnson (read by Angela Bassett) ; St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith) ; Copenhagen (Fletcher Henderson) ; Cake walking babies from home (Clarence Williams' Blue Five) ; Long gone / Sterling Brown (read by Darius Rucker) ; Railroad blues (Trixie Smith). -- Disc 2. Testifyin' & philosophyin': Smoke, lillies and jade! / Richard Bruce Nugent (read by Carl Hancock Rux) ; (Lookie lookie lookie) here comes cookie (Cleo Brown) ; Charleston (Paul Whiteman) ; Chili pepper (Fred Longshaw ;
  • Lucy Long (Perry Bradford's Jazz Phools) ; Chain gang blues (Ma Rainey) ; Mother to son / Langston Hughes (read by Sylvia Rhone) ; Deep river (Paul Robeson) ; East St. Louis toodle-o (Duke Ellington & His Kentucky Club Orchestra) ; Lazy drag (Thomas Morris & His Seven Hot Babies) ; How it feels to be colored me / Zora Neale Hurston (read by Debbie Allen) ; Sengalese stomp (Savoy Bearcats) ; After you've gone (Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra) ; Dead drunk blues (Margaret Johnson) ; No images / Waring Cuney (read by Lou Rawls) ; Woke up with the blues in my fingers (Lonnie Johnson) ; Worried blues (Gladys Bentley) ; Humpty Dumpty (Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra) ; Ham and eggs (Johnny Dunn & His Band) ; Sugar (Alberta Hunter) -- Disc 3. Preachin' & prayin' : If we must die / Claude McKay (read by ICE-T) ; Honey, I'm all out and down (Leadbelly) ; My handy man (Victoria Spivey) ; Ain't misbehavin' (Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra) ; A hadfull of riffs (Lonnie Johnson, Blind Willie Dunn) ; Bright boy blues (Cecil Scott & His Orchestra) ; The debt / Paul Laurence Dunbar (read by Joshua Redman) ; Harlem fuss (Fats Waller & His Buddies) ; Nobody knows you when you're down and out (Bessie Smith) ; Fare thee honey blues (Jimmy Johnson & His Band) ; Soon / Leon Damas (read by Gregory Hines) ; Smashing thirds (Fats Waller) ; Do shuffle (Fess Williams & His Royal Flush Orchestra) ; Wherever there's a will, baby (McKinney's Cotton Pickers) ; Dee blues (Chocolate Dandies) ; Odyssey of big boy / Sterling Brown (read by Chuck D.) ; Minnie the moocher (Cab Calloway & His Orchestra) ; Panama (Luis Russell & His Orchestra) ; Royal Garden blues (Ted Lewis & His Band) ; America / Claude McKay (read by August Wilson) ; Jesus gonna make up my dying bed (Joshua White) -- Disc 4. Lustin' for love & life : I want to die while you love me / Georgia Douglas Johnson (read by Alfre Woodard) ; Stormy weather (Ethel Waters) ; Corrine Corrina (Cab Calloway & His Orchestra) ; Sweetie dear (Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers) ; The damnation of women / W.E.B. DuBois (read by LeVar Burton) ; Baby (Adelaide Hall) ; Happy as the day is long (Leo Reisman & His Orchestra) ; I got rhythm (The 5 Spirits of Rhythm) ; Let's get together (Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra) ; Their eyes were watching God / Zora Neale Hurston (read by Veronica Chambers) ; Lady be good (Buck & Bubbles) ; Symphony in riffs (Benny Carter & His Orchestra) ; Sendin' the vipers (Mezz Mezzrow & His Orchestra) ; Down South camp meetin' (Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra) ; The day breakers / Arna Bontemps (read by Shawn Amos) ; She'll be coming 'round the mountain (Tiny Bradshaw & His Orchestra) ; Minor mania (Claude Hopkins & His Orchestra) ; Sensemaya, chant for killing a snake / Nicolas Guillen (read by Eartha Kitt) ; Symphony in black (Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, with Billie Holiday) ; Echoes of spring (Willie The Lion Smith & His Cubs) ; Here comes Cookie (Teddy Hill & His Orchestra) ; The Negro artist and the racial mountain / Langston Hughes (read
  • by George Duke) ; It never dawned on me (Teddy Wilson) ; Honey dripper blues (Georgia White) ; I'm in the mood for love (Louis Armstrong)
Control code
ocm45441367
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780737901498
Other physical details
digital, mono., stereo.
Publisher number
R2 79874
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
45441367
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs in oversize box container
  • Musical works originally issued on analog 78rpm discs
  • "Compilation produced by Shawn Amos"--container
Accompanying material
1 book (98 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 25 x 14 cm.)
Bibliography note
Credits, essays by various authors, words of the readings, and select bibliography (p. 97) in accompanying book, inserted in container. Accompanying book cover title: Harlem, Mecca of the new negro: graphic survey
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1. Struttin' & stridin' : The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes (read by Quincy Jones) ; Cotton Club stomp (Duke Ellington) ; The Harlem strut (James P. Johnson) ; Brother low down (Bert Williams) ; Letter from Aaron Doublas to Langston Hughes (read by Wally "Famous" Amos ; There'll be some changes made (Ethel Waters) ; Sounds of Africa (Eubie Blake) ; Sweet man o' mine (Mamie Smith) ; The weary blues / Langton Hughes (read by Branford Marsalis) ; Blues ain't nothin else but! (Ida Cox) ; Kansas City man blues (Clarence Williams' Blue Five) ; Indianola (Wilbur C. Sweatman's Original Jazz Band) ; Hard hearted Hannah (Rosa Henderson) ; Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem / Helene Johnson (read by Angela Bassett) ; St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith) ; Copenhagen (Fletcher Henderson) ; Cake walking babies from home (Clarence Williams' Blue Five) ; Long gone / Sterling Brown (read by Darius Rucker) ; Railroad blues (Trixie Smith). -- Disc 2. Testifyin' & philosophyin': Smoke, lillies and jade! / Richard Bruce Nugent (read by Carl Hancock Rux) ; (Lookie lookie lookie) here comes cookie (Cleo Brown) ; Charleston (Paul Whiteman) ; Chili pepper (Fred Longshaw ;
  • Lucy Long (Perry Bradford's Jazz Phools) ; Chain gang blues (Ma Rainey) ; Mother to son / Langston Hughes (read by Sylvia Rhone) ; Deep river (Paul Robeson) ; East St. Louis toodle-o (Duke Ellington & His Kentucky Club Orchestra) ; Lazy drag (Thomas Morris & His Seven Hot Babies) ; How it feels to be colored me / Zora Neale Hurston (read by Debbie Allen) ; Sengalese stomp (Savoy Bearcats) ; After you've gone (Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra) ; Dead drunk blues (Margaret Johnson) ; No images / Waring Cuney (read by Lou Rawls) ; Woke up with the blues in my fingers (Lonnie Johnson) ; Worried blues (Gladys Bentley) ; Humpty Dumpty (Frankie Trumbauer & His Orchestra) ; Ham and eggs (Johnny Dunn & His Band) ; Sugar (Alberta Hunter) -- Disc 3. Preachin' & prayin' : If we must die / Claude McKay (read by ICE-T) ; Honey, I'm all out and down (Leadbelly) ; My handy man (Victoria Spivey) ; Ain't misbehavin' (Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra) ; A hadfull of riffs (Lonnie Johnson, Blind Willie Dunn) ; Bright boy blues (Cecil Scott & His Orchestra) ; The debt / Paul Laurence Dunbar (read by Joshua Redman) ; Harlem fuss (Fats Waller & His Buddies) ; Nobody knows you when you're down and out (Bessie Smith) ; Fare thee honey blues (Jimmy Johnson & His Band) ; Soon / Leon Damas (read by Gregory Hines) ; Smashing thirds (Fats Waller) ; Do shuffle (Fess Williams & His Royal Flush Orchestra) ; Wherever there's a will, baby (McKinney's Cotton Pickers) ; Dee blues (Chocolate Dandies) ; Odyssey of big boy / Sterling Brown (read by Chuck D.) ; Minnie the moocher (Cab Calloway & His Orchestra) ; Panama (Luis Russell & His Orchestra) ; Royal Garden blues (Ted Lewis & His Band) ; America / Claude McKay (read by August Wilson) ; Jesus gonna make up my dying bed (Joshua White) -- Disc 4. Lustin' for love & life : I want to die while you love me / Georgia Douglas Johnson (read by Alfre Woodard) ; Stormy weather (Ethel Waters) ; Corrine Corrina (Cab Calloway & His Orchestra) ; Sweetie dear (Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers) ; The damnation of women / W.E.B. DuBois (read by LeVar Burton) ; Baby (Adelaide Hall) ; Happy as the day is long (Leo Reisman & His Orchestra) ; I got rhythm (The 5 Spirits of Rhythm) ; Let's get together (Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra) ; Their eyes were watching God / Zora Neale Hurston (read by Veronica Chambers) ; Lady be good (Buck & Bubbles) ; Symphony in riffs (Benny Carter & His Orchestra) ; Sendin' the vipers (Mezz Mezzrow & His Orchestra) ; Down South camp meetin' (Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra) ; The day breakers / Arna Bontemps (read by Shawn Amos) ; She'll be coming 'round the mountain (Tiny Bradshaw & His Orchestra) ; Minor mania (Claude Hopkins & His Orchestra) ; Sensemaya, chant for killing a snake / Nicolas Guillen (read by Eartha Kitt) ; Symphony in black (Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, with Billie Holiday) ; Echoes of spring (Willie The Lion Smith & His Cubs) ; Here comes Cookie (Teddy Hill & His Orchestra) ; The Negro artist and the racial mountain / Langston Hughes (read
  • by George Duke) ; It never dawned on me (Teddy Wilson) ; Honey dripper blues (Georgia White) ; I'm in the mood for love (Louis Armstrong)
Control code
ocm45441367
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780737901498
Other physical details
digital, mono., stereo.
Publisher number
R2 79874
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
45441367
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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