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African and African-American art song

Author: Gabriel FauréVictor HugoFranz SchubertFriedrich RückertPaul VerlaineAll authors
Publisher: New York, 2002.
Series: Joy in singing ; history, commentary and performance of art songs.
Edition/Format:   Musical cassette : Cassette recording : English
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Betty Allen speaks about African-American poet, social activist, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes. One of the songs performed in the program is a setting of a text by Huges's (Song to the dark virgin).
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Genre/Form: Biography
Musical settings
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Victor Hugo; Paul Verlaine; Friedrich Rückert; Langston Hughes; Orlando Gibbons; Orlando Gibbons; Langston Hughes; Victor Hugo; Friedrich Rückert; Paul Verlaine
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Fauré; Victor Hugo; Franz Schubert; Friedrich Rückert; Paul Verlaine; Christopher Oldfather; Florence Price; Lili Boulanger; Ned Rorem; Orlando Gibbons; Naomi Gurt Lind; James Martin; Heidi Moss; Betty Allen; Alan J Pally; New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
OCLC Number: 761955978
Language Note: Sung in French, German and English; lecture in English.
Notes: House program (2 p.) available on request.
"Each session of "Joy in singing" will be preceded by a brief talk on some aspect of the art song" -- Program.
Credits: Introduced and hosted by Betty Allen.
Performer(s): Naomi Gurt Lind (1st and 2nd works), James Martin (3rd and 4th works), Heidi Moss (5th and 6th works), [singers] ; Christopher Oldfather, pianist (all works).
Event notes: Recorded, Mar. 6, 2002, the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.
Description: 1 sound cassette : analog, stereo.
Contents: African and African-American art song (Betty Allen, speaker) --
Le papillon et la fleur / Gabriel Fauré ; Hugo --
Dass sie hier gewesen / Franz Schubert ; Rü̈ckert --
L'Hiver a cessé / G. Fauré ; Verlaine --
Song to the dark virgin / Florence Price ; Langston Hughes --
Elle était déscendue au bas [de la prairie] / Lili Boulanger--
The silver swan / Ned Rorem ; Gibbons.
Series Title: Joy in singing ; history, commentary and performance of art songs.
Other Titles: American and African-American art song
Responsibility: presented by New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; series producer, Alan J. Pally.

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Betty Allen speaks about African-American poet, social activist, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes. One of the songs performed in the program is a setting of a text by Huges's (Song to the dark virgin).

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