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

Standard Quartette. (Added Author). Dinwiddie Colored Quartet. (Added Author). Male Quartette. (Added Author). Apollo Male Quartette. (Added Author). Polk Miller and his Old South Quartette. (Added Author). Old South Quartette. (Added Author).

Available copies

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

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library CD 2413 37684000255743 Ralph's Corner - Doo Wop 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)
Compact disc.
Analog recording.
Program notes by Ray Funk and discographical notes inserted in container.
Produced by Johnny Parth.
Recorded 1894-1928.

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