- Black Manhattan [electronic resource] : theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.
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New York, N.Y. : DRAM, 2007
- Portion of Title:
- Theater and dance music of James Reese Europe, Will Marion Cook, and members of the legendary Clef Club.
- Date/Place Captured:
Recorded May 28-29, 2003, Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, N.Y.
Edward Pleasant, baritone (6th work) ; Awet Andemicael, soprano (17th work) ; The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra ; Rick Benjamin, conductor.
Also available as compact disc; previously issued as New World Records 80611-2.
- Item Description:
Principally instrumental popular music by African-American composers from early 20th-century Manhattan; the 6th and 17th works are songs.
Title from image of compact disc cover on Web page (viewed July 10, 2007).
"Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc."
Includes program notes.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Web browser; QuickTime 6.5.2 or later.
Digital content provided by DRAM; Access restricted to York University faculty, staff and students.
Table of Contents
- The Castle perfect trot / James Reese Europe & Ford T. Dabney (2:15)
- Carolina fox trot / Will H. Vodery (2:42)
- Overture to In Dahomey / Will Marion Cook (8:14)
- Deep river : old Negro melody / trad. ; arr. Harry T. Burleigh (2:21)
- Sambo : a characteristic two step march / William H. Tyers (3:10)
- When the band plays ragtime / Bob Cole & the Johnson brothers (3:12)
- Castle house rag / James Reese Europe (2:07)
- Smyrna : a Turkish serenade / William H. Tyers (4:39)
- Ballin' the jack / Chris Smith ; What it takes to make me love you, you've got it / James Reese Europe (1:42)
- Meno d'amour / William H. Tyers (4:46)
- Hey there! (Hi there!) / James Reese Europe (2:38)
- The Tar Heel blues rag / J. Tim Brymn (2:31)
- Congratulations : The Castles' lame duck waltz / James Reese Europe (4:55)
- Strut Miss Lizzie / J. Turner Layton ; arr. Will H. Vodery (2:00)
- Panama : a characteristic novelty / William H. Tyers (4:47)
- The Clef Club march / James Reese Europe (2:47)
- Under the bamboo tree / Bob Cole & the Johnson brothers (5:05)
- Cocoanut [sic] Grove jazz / J. Tim Brymn (3:04)
- Swing along! / Will Marion Cook (4:05).