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Corporate Author Jubilee Singers. Performer.

Title There breathes a hope [sound recording] : the legacy of John Work II and his Fisk Jubilee Quartet, 1909-1916.

Imprint Champaign, IL : Archeophone Records, p2010.

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Description 2 sound discs (131 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Pioneers series
Pioneers series.
Performer Jubilee Singers.
Event Recorded 1909-1916.
Note Compact disc.
Accompanying booklet bound in container (x, 96 p. : ill., ports.) contains foreword by Richard Martin, Meagan Hennessey, and Ken Flaherty, Jr., prologue, features, and recording notes by Tim Brooks, historical essay: The Fisk University Jubilee Quartet with John Work II : "Singing of the old tunes, in the old fashioned way," by Doug Seroff, poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar, and a 1983 interview with Jerome I. Wright by Doug Seroff.
Contents CD 1. "I guess you've heard of Professor John Work... " (0:56) -- I couldn't hear nobody pray (2:43) -- Old black Joe (3:27) -- Roll Jordan roll (2:37) -- Swing low, sweet chariot (2:52) -- There is a balm in Gilead (2:21) -- When Malindy sings (3:37) -- Golden slippers (2:37) -- Little David play on yo' harp / Shout all over God's heaven (2:44) -- The great campmeeting (2:34) -- "He had one of the sweetest tenor voices... " (0:28) -- Po' Mo'ner got a home at last (2:58) -- In bright mansions above (2:51) -- My soul is a witness (2:46) -- Done what you told me to do (3:03) -- I know the Lord laid His hands on me (2:29) -- Band of Gideon (2:55) -- In the morning (2:15) -- The ole ark / Brethren rise, shine (2:51) -- Good news / Wasn't that a wide river (3:10) -- "We made it sound like a pipe organ... " (0:33) -- Crossing the bar (3:21) -- Swing low, sweet chariot (4:34) -- All over this world (3:27) -- Shout all over God's heaven / Little David (3:55) -- CD 2. My soul is a witness (3:47) -- Roll Jordan roll (3:39) -- The band of Gideon (3:45) -- The great campmeeting (3:03) -- Peter on the sea / The ole ark (3:11) -- Banjo song (2:41) -- "Jubilee Hall up there is called 'frozen music'... " (0:13) -- Shout all over God's heaven (2:25) -- There is a light shining for me (3:10) -- Couldn't hear nobody pray (3:00) -- Steal away to Jesus (2:49) -- River of Jordan (2:39) -- Little David play on your harp (2:20) -- "See, we sang 'spirituals, ' interpreted them as the slaves did... " (0:28) -- The old tunes (2:26) -- O Mary, don't you weep, don't you mourn (2:38) -- In that great gettin' up mawnin' (2:23) -- Brethren rise! (2:24) -- Good news, the chariot's coming (2:56) -- The great camp meeting (2:47) -- Swing low, sweet chariot (3:17) -- "These students are far removed from what we were... " (0:19) -- I couldn't hear nobody pray (2:55) -- Shout all over God's heaven / Little David (3:29).
Subject Work, John Wesley, 1873-1925.
Jubilee Singers.
African Americans -- Music -- 20th century.
Folk music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Spirituals (Songs) -- United States.
Wright, Jerome I. -- Interviews.
African American singers -- Interviews.
Added Author Work, John Wesley, 1873-1925. Performer.
Seroff, Doug.
Brooks, Tim.
Wright, Jerome I.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906. Poems. Selections.
Added Title Legacy of John Work II and his Fisk Jubilee Quartet, 1909-1916
Standard No. 778632904743
00778632904743
Music No. ARCH 5020 Archeophone Records