The Resource Treemonisha : an opera in three acts, by Scott Joplin

Treemonisha : an opera in three acts, by Scott Joplin

Label
Treemonisha : an opera in three acts
Title
Treemonisha
Title remainder
an opera in three acts
Statement of responsibility
by Scott Joplin
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Narrator
Performer
Singer
Sponsoring body
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Treemonisha is the only opera about the Reconstruction Era African-American experience written by a black man who actually lived through it."--Container
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • bibliography
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
TDF
Date of event
  • 2011 May 31-June 2
  • 2011 May 31-June 2
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/featuredMedium
  • bass voice
  • soprano voice
  • mezzo-soprano voice
  • tenor voice
  • baritone voice
Form of composition
  • not applicable
  • operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English (1st work); read in English (final track)
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
  • recorded
  • recorded
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • mixed chorus
  • orchestra
  • instrumental ensemble
PerformerNote
Janinah Burnett, Anita Johnson, sopranos ; AnnMarie Sandy, mezzo-soprano ; Robert Mack, Chauncey Packer, Phumzile Sojola, tenors ; Todd Payne, Edward Pleasant, baritones ; Darren Stokes, Frank Ward, Jr., bass-baritones ; Frederick Jackson, bass ; Paragon Ragtime Orchestra and Singers (1st work). Paragon Ragtime Orchestra ; Rick Benjamin, conductor (2nd work). LaErma White, reader (final track)
Place of event
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y
  • Townsquare Media, Texarkana, Arkansas
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1868-1917
  • 1868-1917
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burnett, Janinah
  • Johnson, Anita
  • Sandy, AnnMarie
  • Mack, Robert
  • Packer, Chauncey
  • Sojola, Phumzile
  • Payne, Todd
  • Pleasant, Edward
  • Stokes, Darren
  • Ward, Frank
  • Benjamin, Rick
  • Jackson, Frederick
  • White, LaErma
  • Joplin, Scott
  • Benjamin, Rick
  • Joplin, Scott
  • Paragon Ragtime Orchestra
  • Paragon Singers
  • Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877)
  • Operas
  • African Americans
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Dance music
  • Instrumental ensembles
  • African Americans
  • Dance music
  • Instrumental ensembles
  • Operas
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Treemonisha : an opera in three acts, by Scott Joplin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The 1st work is an opera; the 2nd for instrumental ensemble; the final track is a reading of the preface to the opera's libretto by Joplin's closest living relative
  • "[The] original 1911 materials for the opera were almost entirely destroyed in the early 1960s. But here now is an authentic historically-correct reconstruction [by Rick Benjamin]"--Container
  • Title from disc label
  • Libretto by the composer
  • "Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc."--Label
  • Program notes by Rick Benjamin, biographical notes on the performers, synopsis, and libretto with bibliographical and discographical references (109 pages : illustrations) bound in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Treemonisha. Overture ; The bag of luck ; The corn-huskers ; We're goin' around ; The wreath ; The sacred tree ; Surprised ; Treemonisha's bringing up ; Good advice ; Confusion ; Superstition ; Treemonisha in peril ; Frolic of the bears ; The wasp-nest ; The rescue ; We will rest awhile ; Going home ; Aunt Dinah has blowed de horn ; Prelude to Act 3 ; I want to see my child ; Treemonisha's return ; Wrong is never right ; Abuse ; When villains ramble far and near ; Conjurers forgiven ; We will trust you as our leader ; A real slow drag / Scott Joplin (1:31:00) -- Appendix. Bowing music : themes from the opera in one-step tempo (2003) / Rick Benjamin (2:02) -- Libretto preface (read by Scott Joplin's closest living relative, grandniece Mrs. LaErma White of Texarkana, Ark.) (6:32)
Control code
766419117
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 520
Other control number
  • 093228072027
  • 00093228072027
Other physical details
CD audio, stereo
Publisher number
80720-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)766419117
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Treemonisha : an opera in three acts, by Scott Joplin
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The 1st work is an opera; the 2nd for instrumental ensemble; the final track is a reading of the preface to the opera's libretto by Joplin's closest living relative
  • "[The] original 1911 materials for the opera were almost entirely destroyed in the early 1960s. But here now is an authentic historically-correct reconstruction [by Rick Benjamin]"--Container
  • Title from disc label
  • Libretto by the composer
  • "Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc."--Label
  • Program notes by Rick Benjamin, biographical notes on the performers, synopsis, and libretto with bibliographical and discographical references (109 pages : illustrations) bound in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Treemonisha. Overture ; The bag of luck ; The corn-huskers ; We're goin' around ; The wreath ; The sacred tree ; Surprised ; Treemonisha's bringing up ; Good advice ; Confusion ; Superstition ; Treemonisha in peril ; Frolic of the bears ; The wasp-nest ; The rescue ; We will rest awhile ; Going home ; Aunt Dinah has blowed de horn ; Prelude to Act 3 ; I want to see my child ; Treemonisha's return ; Wrong is never right ; Abuse ; When villains ramble far and near ; Conjurers forgiven ; We will trust you as our leader ; A real slow drag / Scott Joplin (1:31:00) -- Appendix. Bowing music : themes from the opera in one-step tempo (2003) / Rick Benjamin (2:02) -- Libretto preface (read by Scott Joplin's closest living relative, grandniece Mrs. LaErma White of Texarkana, Ark.) (6:32)
Control code
766419117
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 520
Other control number
  • 093228072027
  • 00093228072027
Other physical details
CD audio, stereo
Publisher number
80720-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)766419117
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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