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The Earliest Negro vocal quartets, 1894-1928 [sound recording].

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Media Center CD 2413 37684000255743 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Vienna, Austria?] : Document Records, [1991]

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact disc.
Analog recording.
Program notes by Ray Funk and discographical notes inserted in container.
Produced by Johnny Parth.
Formatted Contents Note: Keep movin' (2:48) (Standard Quartette, 1894) -- Down on the old camp ground (2:23) ; Poor mourner (1:45) ; Steal away (1:48) ; Gabriel's trumpet (2:38) ; We'll anchor bye-and-bye (2:31) (Dinwiddie Colored Quartet, 1902) -- The camp meeting jubilee (1:40) (Male Quartette, ca. 1910) -- Swing low sweet chariot (2:48) ; Shout all over God's heaven (2:22) (Apollo Male Quartette, 1912) -- The bonnie blue flag (3:57) ; Laughing song (3:27) ; What a time (3:42) ; The watermelon party (4:08) ; Rise and shine (2:09) ; The 'old time' religion (1:59) Jerusalem mornin' (1:57) (Polk Miller and his Old South Quartette ca. 1909/1910) ; Oh what he's done for me (2:39) ; Watermelon party (2:45) ; Bohunkus and Josephus (2:53) ; Oysters and wine at 2 A.M. (3:10) ; Pussy cat rag (2:39) ; When de corn pone's hot (2:33) ; No hiding place down here (2:34) (Old South Quartette, 1928)
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Recorded 1894-1928.
Subject: Vocal quartets
African Americans > Music
Gospel music
Spirituals (Songs)

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