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Witness. William Grant Still

Title
Witness. Vol. 2 [sound recording] : William Grant Still
Author
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978.
Publication
[Great Britain] : Collins Classics, p1996.

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Additional Authors
  • Warfield, William.
  • Williams, Yolanda.
  • Harris, Hilda, 1930-
  • Brunelle, Philip, 1943-
  • Still, William Grant, 1895-1978.
  • Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864.
  • Leigh Morris Chorale. prf
  • Plymouth Music Series (Musical group) prf
Description
1 sound disc (59 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Works. Selections
Alternative Title
  • Works.
  • William Grant Still
  • Music of William Grant Still
Subjects
Note
  • The 1st work for soprano, chorus and orchestra; the 2nd for unacc. chorus (harmonized by Still, arr. by Dana Paul Pena); the 3rd for mezzo-soprano, narrator, 2 choruses and orchestra; the 4th for orchestra; the 5th-6th for organ.
  • Compact disc.
  • Biographical and program notes by Dominique-René de Lerma, with French and German translations, and vocal texts (15 p.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in Minneapolis, MN, the organ works at Plymouth Congregational Church, Oct. 11, 1995, the remainder at Orchestra Hall, Aug. 23-25, 1995.
Language (note)
  • Vocal works sung in English.
Contents
Wailing woman (9:12) -- Swanee River (Old folks at home) / Stephen Foster (2:56) -- And they lynched him on a tree (18:04) -- Miss Sally's party (20:23) -- Reverie (3:56) -- Elegy (5:25).
Call Number
*LDC 15743 (F)
OCLC
34773432
Author
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978.
Title
Witness. Vol. 2 [sound recording] : William Grant Still
Imprint
[Great Britain] : Collins Classics, p1996.
Playing Time
000912 000256 001804 002023 000356 000525
Performer
William Warfield, narrator (3rd work) ; Yolanda Williams, soprano (1st work) ; Hilda Harris, mezzo soprano (3rd work) ; The Ensemble Singers, Chorus, and Orchestra of The Plymouth Series of Minnesota (variously,1st-4th works) ; Leigh Morris Chorale (3rd work) ; Philip Brunelle, organ (5th-6th works) and conductor.
Event
Recorded in Minneapolis, MN, the organ works at Plymouth Congregational Church, Oct. 11, 1995, the remainder at Orchestra Hall, Aug. 23-25, 1995.
Language
Vocal works sung in English.
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Added Author
Warfield, William. Narrator
Williams, Yolanda. voc
Harris, Hilda, 1930- voc
Brunelle, Philip, 1943- Instrumentalist. Conductor
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978. Wailing woman.
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Old folks at home; arranged.
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978. And they lynched him on a tree.
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978. Miss Sally's party.
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978. Reverie.
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978. Elegy, organ.
Leigh Morris Chorale. Performer
Plymouth Music Series (Musical group) Performer
Publisher No.
14542 Collins Classics
Research Call Number
*LDC 15743 (F) Program notes and vocal texts on file.
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