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The Resource Witness : William Grant Still, Vol. 2

Witness : William Grant Still, Vol. 2

Label
Witness : William Grant Still, Vol. 2
Title
Witness
Title remainder
William Grant Still
Title number
Vol. 2
Title variation
  • William Grant Still
  • Music of William Grant Still
  • Volume II
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Narrator
Performer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Cataloging source
DMM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1895-1978
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Still, William Grant
Date time place
Recorded in Minneapolis, MN, the organ works at Plymouth Congregational Church, Oct. 11, 1995, the remainder at Orchestra Hall, Aug. 23-25, 1995
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/featuredMedium
  • soprano voice
  • mezzo-soprano voice
  • speaker
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Vocal works sung in English
Music parts
not applicable
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberOfPerformers
1
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • mixed chorus
  • orchestra
  • mixed chorus
  • mixed chorus
  • orchestra
  • orchestra
  • organ
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-
  • 1943-
  • 1895-1978
  • 1826-1864
  • 1895-1978
  • 1895-1978
  • 1895-1978
  • 1895-1978
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Warfield, William
  • Williams, Yolanda
  • Harris, Hilda
  • Brunelle, Philip
  • Still, William Grant
  • Foster, Stephen Collins
  • Still, William Grant
  • Still, William Grant
  • Still, William Grant
  • Still, William Grant
  • Leigh Morris Chorale
  • Plymouth Music Series (Musical group)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied, Arranged
  • Cantatas, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
  • Ballets
  • Organ music
  • Ballets
  • Cantatas, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
  • Organ music
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Witness : William Grant Still, Vol. 2
Instantiates
Publication
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
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
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)
Control code
34773432
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (59 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Publisher number
14542
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)34773432
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Witness : William Grant Still, Vol. 2
Publication
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
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
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)
Control code
34773432
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (59 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Publisher number
14542
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)34773432
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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