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Black Manhattan theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.

Title
Black Manhattan [sound recording] : theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.
Author
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. prf
Publication
New York, N.Y. : New World Records, p2003.

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Additional Authors
  • Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949
  • Benjamin, Rick.
  • Pleasant, Edward.
  • Andemicael, Awet.
  • Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919.
  • Vodery, Will H.
  • Cook, Will Marion.
  • Tyers, Wm. H. (William H.), 1876-1924.
  • Cole, Bob, 1868-1911.
  • Smith, Chris, 1879-1949.
  • Brymn, J. Tim, 1881-1946.
  • Layton, 1894-1978.
  • Paragon Ragtime Orchestra.
  • Clef Club (New York, N.Y.)
  • Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.
Description
1 sound disc : digital, stereo; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.
Subjects
Note
  • Principally instrumental popular music by African-American composers from early 20th-century Manhattan; the 6th and 17th works are songs.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes by the conductor, biographical notes on the composers and performers, and discographical and bibliographical references (39 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
  • "Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc."
Event (note)
  • Recorded May 28-29, 2003, Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, N.Y.
Contents
The Castle perfect trot / James Reese Europe & Ford T. Dabney (2:15) -- Carolina fox trot / Will H. Vodery (2:42) -- Overture to In Dahomey / Will Marion Cook (8:14) -- Deep river : old Negro melody / trad. ; arr. Harry T. Burleigh (2:21) -- Sambo : a characteristic two step march / William H. Tyers (3:10) -- When the band plays ragtime / Bob Cole & the Johnson brothers (3:12) -- Castle house rag / James Reese Europe (2:07) -- Smyrna : a Turkish serenade / William H. Tyers (4:39) -- Ballin' the jack / Chris Smith ; What it takes to make me love you, you've got it / James Reese Europe (1:42) -- Meno d'amour / William H. Tyers (4:46) -- Hey there! (Hi there!) / James Reese Europe (2:38) -- The Tar Heel blues rag / J. Tim Brymn (2:31) -- Congratulations : The Castles' lame duck waltz / James Reese Europe (4:55) -- Strut Miss Lizzie / J. Turner Layton ; arr. Will H. Vodery (2:00) -- Panama : a characteristic novelty / William H. Tyers (4:47) -- The Clef Club march / James Reese Europe (2:47) -- Under the bamboo tree / Bob Cole & the Johnson brothers (5:05) -- Cocoanut [sic] Grove jazz / J. Tim Brymn (3:04) -- Swing along! / Will Marion Cook (4:05).
Call Number
*LDC 34037
LCCN
093228061120
OCLC
54057158
Author
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. Performer
Title
Black Manhattan [sound recording] : theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : New World Records, p2003.
Performer
Edward Pleasant, baritone (6th work) ; Awet Andemicael, soprano (17th work) ; The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra ; Rick Benjamin, conductor.
Event
Recorded May 28-29, 2003, Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, N.Y.
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Added Author
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949, arranger of music.
Benjamin, Rick. Conductor
Pleasant, Edward. Performer
Andemicael, Awet. Performer
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919. Instrumental music. Selections.
Vodery, Will H. Carolina fox trot.
Cook, Will Marion. In Dahomey. Overture.
Cook, Will Marion. In Dahomey. Swing along!
Tyers, Wm. H. (William H.), 1876-1924. Instrumental music. Selections.
Cole, Bob, 1868-1911. When the band plays ragtime.
Smith, Chris, 1879-1949. Ballin' the jack.
Brymn, J. Tim, 1881-1946. Tar Heel blues rag.
Layton, 1894-1978. Strut, Miss Lizzie; arranged.
Brymn, J. Tim, 1881-1946. Cocoanut Grove jazz.
Cole, Bob, 1868-1911. Under the bamboo tree.
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra.
Clef Club (New York, N.Y.)
Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.
Other Standard Identifier
093228061120
Publisher No.
80611-2 New World Records
Research Call Number
*LDC 34037 Program notes on file
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