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Stephen Foster song book [sound recording].

Robert Shaw Chorale, (performer.). Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999 (conductor,, arranger of music.). Parker, Alice, 1925- (arranger of music.). Cali, John, (performer.). Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 Songs. Selections; arranged. (Added Author).
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Living stereo.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette CD CA FOS (Text) 31951004476583 Main Floor - Music In process -
  Donated by: James Compton

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (59 min., 27 sec.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([9] pages).
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : RCA Victor, [1993]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Foster's songs and traditional spirituals, arr. for mixed chorus; in part with banjo or guitar acc.
Arrangements by Robert Shaw and Alice Parker.
Contains previously released material.
Compact disc.
Booklet contains program notes by John Tasker Howard and Langston Hughes and notes on the performers.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ring de banjo (2:11) ; Beautiful dreamer (2:57) ; Gentle Annie (2:42) ; Way down in Ca-i-ro (2:54) ; My old Kentucky home (3:54) ; Old Black Joe (3:03) ; Dolcy Jones (1:56) ; Thou art the queen of my song (3:39) ; Old folks at home (4:32) ; Come where my love lies dreaming (3:58) ; Oh! Susanna (1:35) ; Gentle Lena Clare (2:32) ; Nelly Bly (2:42) ; Some folks (1:52) ; Laura Lee (2:56) ; Camptown races (1:40) / Stephen Foster -- Steal away (4:14) ; Nobody knows (duh trouble I see) (4:18) ; I want to die easy (3:06) ; Dere's no hidin' place (1:30) / Traditional.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert Shaw Chorale ; various soloists ; John Cali, banjo, guitar ; Robert Shaw, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded May-June 1958 (Foster) and June 1961 in Manhattan Center, New York City.
Subject: Choruses (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Choruses (Mixed voices) with banjo.
Choruses (Mixed voices) with guitar.
Choruses (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied > Sound recordings.
Spirituals (Songs) > Sound recordings.
Genre: Spirituals (Songs)
Sound recordings.

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