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The Resource Songs of free men

Songs of free men

Label
Songs of free men
Title
Songs of free men
Title variation
Paul Robeson recital
Creator
Contributor
Arranger
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
  • rus
  • spa
  • eng
  • ger
  • rus
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
JFN
Date time place
Recorded in New York City, Jan. 27 and 30, and Feb. 2, 1942 (1st-13th works); Dec. 28, 1945 (14th-17th works); and Nov. 7-8, 1947 (18th-25th works)
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English, German, Russian, and Spanish
PerformerNote
Paul Robeson, bass-baritone ; Lawrence Brown, piano (1st-17th works) ; Columbia Concert Orchestra ; Emanuel Balaban, conductor (18th-25th works)
Series statement
Masterworks Heritage vocal series
Label
Songs of free men
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Songs in various genres
  • The 18th-25th works arr. by Normand Lockwood
  • Originally released 1942-1948; the 1st-2nd and 5th works previously unreleased
  • Compact disc
  • Program and biographical notes by Paul Robeson, Jr. and Albert Innaurato, in English with French and German translations (37 p. : ill.) bound in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (2:46)
  • Oh, how proud our quiet Don
  • (3:18)
  • Ivan Dzerzhinsky
  • Elijah : op. 70:
  • The
  • Lord God of Abraham
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • (3:07)
  • No for an answer:
  • Balm in Gilead
  • The
  • purest kind of guy
  • (Joe's birthday song)
  • Marc Blitzstein
  • (3:20)
  • Joe Hill
  • Earl Robinson
  • (2:40)
  • The
  • peat-bog soldiers (
  • spiritual, arr. Harry T. Burleigh
  • Moorsoldaten
  • song from a German concentration camp)
  • anonymous ; arr. Hanns Eisler
  • (2:25)
  • The
  • four insurgent generals
  • (Spanish loyalist song)
  • anonymous
  • (2:25)
  • Native land
  • (2:26)
  • Isaac Donayevsky
  • (2:17)
  • Song of the plains
  • (Red Army song)
  • anonymous ; arr. Lev Knipper
  • (3:04)
  • Cradle song
  • Alexander Gretchaninoff
  • (3:49)
  • Within four walls
  • Chassidic chant
  • Modest Mussorgsky
  • (3:30)
  • Folk songs:
  • By an' by
  • arr. Harry T. Burleigh
  • (2:26)
  • Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
  • arr. Lawrence Brown
  • (2:27)
  • John Henry
  • Lehman Engel
  • arr. Hall Johnson
  • (2:27)
  • Water boy
  • Avery Robinson
  • (2:30)
  • My curly headed baby
  • George H. Clutsam
  • (2:44)
  • Mah Lindy Lou
  • Lily Strickland
  • (2:40)
  • (3:09)
  • Wagon wheels
  • Peter DeRose
  • (2:42)
  • The
  • house I live in
  • Earl Robinson
  • (3:08)
  • Showboat:
  • I still suits me
  • Quiet flows the Don:
  • Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern
  • (2:32)
  • Sylvia
  • Oley Speaks
  • (2:06)
  • Showboat:
  • Ol' man river
  • Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern
  • (3:09)
  • Porgy and Bess:
  • From border to border
  • It ain't necessarily so
  • George Gershwin
  • (2:39)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • MLL CD 10167
  • MLL CD 8919
Other control number
074646322321
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MHK 63223
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373473087
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Songs of free men
Publication
Note
  • Songs in various genres
  • The 18th-25th works arr. by Normand Lockwood
  • Originally released 1942-1948; the 1st-2nd and 5th works previously unreleased
  • Compact disc
  • Program and biographical notes by Paul Robeson, Jr. and Albert Innaurato, in English with French and German translations (37 p. : ill.) bound in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (2:46)
  • Oh, how proud our quiet Don
  • (3:18)
  • Ivan Dzerzhinsky
  • Elijah : op. 70:
  • The
  • Lord God of Abraham
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • (3:07)
  • No for an answer:
  • Balm in Gilead
  • The
  • purest kind of guy
  • (Joe's birthday song)
  • Marc Blitzstein
  • (3:20)
  • Joe Hill
  • Earl Robinson
  • (2:40)
  • The
  • peat-bog soldiers (
  • spiritual, arr. Harry T. Burleigh
  • Moorsoldaten
  • song from a German concentration camp)
  • anonymous ; arr. Hanns Eisler
  • (2:25)
  • The
  • four insurgent generals
  • (Spanish loyalist song)
  • anonymous
  • (2:25)
  • Native land
  • (2:26)
  • Isaac Donayevsky
  • (2:17)
  • Song of the plains
  • (Red Army song)
  • anonymous ; arr. Lev Knipper
  • (3:04)
  • Cradle song
  • Alexander Gretchaninoff
  • (3:49)
  • Within four walls
  • Chassidic chant
  • Modest Mussorgsky
  • (3:30)
  • Folk songs:
  • By an' by
  • arr. Harry T. Burleigh
  • (2:26)
  • Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
  • arr. Lawrence Brown
  • (2:27)
  • John Henry
  • Lehman Engel
  • arr. Hall Johnson
  • (2:27)
  • Water boy
  • Avery Robinson
  • (2:30)
  • My curly headed baby
  • George H. Clutsam
  • (2:44)
  • Mah Lindy Lou
  • Lily Strickland
  • (2:40)
  • (3:09)
  • Wagon wheels
  • Peter DeRose
  • (2:42)
  • The
  • house I live in
  • Earl Robinson
  • (3:08)
  • Showboat:
  • I still suits me
  • Quiet flows the Don:
  • Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern
  • (2:32)
  • Sylvia
  • Oley Speaks
  • (2:06)
  • Showboat:
  • Ol' man river
  • Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern
  • (3:09)
  • Porgy and Bess:
  • From border to border
  • It ain't necessarily so
  • George Gershwin
  • (2:39)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • MLL CD 10167
  • MLL CD 8919
Other control number
074646322321
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MHK 63223
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373473087
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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