Princeton University Library Catalog

Songs of free men ; a Paul Robeson recital

Format:
Audio
Language:
  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish
Published/​Created:
[New York: Sony Classical, 1997]
Description:
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Series:
Notes:
  • Songs in various genres.
  • The 18th-25th works arranged by Normand Lockwood.
  • Originally released 1942-1948; the 1st-2nd and 5th works previously unreleased.
Time and place of event:
Recorded 1942, 1945, and 1947 New York City.
Source of description:
Hard copy version record.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Paul Robeson, bass-baritone ; Lawrence Brown, piano (1st-17th works) ; Columbia Concert Orchestra ; Emanuel Balaban, conductor (18th-25th works).
Language(s):
Sung in English, German, Russian, and Spanish.
Contents:
Balm in Gilead / spiritual, arr. Harry T. Burleigh (2:28) -- Chassidic chant / Lehman Engel (2:41) -- Quiet flows the Don: From border to border (2:24) ; Oh, how proud our quiet Don (3:17) / Ivan Dzerzhinsky -- Elijah : op. 70: The Lord God of Abraham / Felix Mendelssohn (3:07) -- No for an answer: The purest kind of guy (Joe's birthday song) / Marc Blitzstein (3:18) -- Joe Hill / Earl Robinson (2:29) -- The peat-bog soldiers ( Moorsoldaten song from a German concentration camp) / anonymous ; arr. Hanns Eisler (2:24) -- The four insurgent generals (Spanish loyalist song) / anonymous (2:11) -- Native land / Isaac Donayevsky (2:18) -- Song of the plains (Red Army song) / anonymous ; arranged Lev Knipper (3:48) -- Cradle song / Alexander Gretchaninoff (3:49) -- Within four walls / Modest Mussorgsky (3:30) -- Folk songs: By an' by / arr. Harry T. Burleigh (2:26) ; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child / arr. Lawrence Brown (2:28) ; John Henry / arr. Hall Johnson (2:27) -- Water boy / Avery Robinson (2:23) -- My curly headed baby / George H. Clutsam (2:43) -- Mah Lindy Lou / Lily Strickland (3:08) -- Wagon wheels / Peter DeRose (2:24) -- The house I live in / Earl Robinson (3:08) -- Showboat: I still suits me / Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern (2:32) -- Sylvia / Oley Speaks (2:06) -- Showboat: Ol' man river / Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern (3:08) -- Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so / George Gershwin (2:37).
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Streaming audio.
Other title(s):
Paul Robeson recital
Publisher no.:
886443372467
OCLC:
961800982
International Standard Recording Code:
  • USSM14200030
  • USSM14200031
  • USSM14200032
  • USSM14200033
  • USSM14200034
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  • USSM14200042
  • USSM14200041
  • USSM14200040
  • USSM14200039
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