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Wade in the water : African American sacred music traditions

Author: Bernice Johnson Reagon; Pearl Williams-Jones; Lisa Pertillar Brevard
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, ℗1994.
Edition/Format:   Musical CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This four-CD set of 19th- and 20th-century African American sacred music was initially released as a companion to the 1995 Peabody Award-winning radio series of the same name produced by National Public Radio and the Smithsonian Institution. With extensive notes by Bernice Johnson Reagon, who conceived and compiled the series, these recordings honor the sacred music which so much contemporary American music draws  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bernice Johnson Reagon; Pearl Williams-Jones; Lisa Pertillar Brevard
OCLC Number: 37172656
Notes: Annotated by Bernice Johnson Reagon, Pearl Williams-Jones and Lisa Pertillar Brevard.
Produced in collaboration with National Public Radio.
Recorded 1989-1992.
Program notes, durations, etc. included in each container.
Compact disc.
Credits: Produced in collaboration with National Public Radio.
Performer(s): Various performers.
Description: 4 audio discs (approximately 4 hr., 15 min.) : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Vol. I: African American spirituals : the concert tradition --
Vol. II: African American Congregational singing : Nineteenth century roots --
Vol. III: African American gospel : the pioneering composers --
Vol. IV: African American community gospel.
Other Titles: African American sacred music traditions
Responsibility: conceived and compiled by Bernice Johnson Reagon.

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This four-CD set of 19th- and 20th-century African American sacred music was initially released as a companion to the 1995 Peabody Award-winning radio series of the same name produced by National Public Radio and the Smithsonian Institution. With extensive notes by Bernice Johnson Reagon, who conceived and compiled the series, these recordings honor the sacred music which so much contemporary American music draws its inspiration.

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