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Heritage Songs Of Free Men / Paul Robeson, Et Al


Release Date: 12/09/1997 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 63223   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalLehman EngelIvan DzerzhinskyFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Paul RobesonLawrence Brown
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
There is a balm in Gilead by Traditional
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Harry T. Burleigh 
2.
Chassidic Chant by Lehman Engel
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
3.
Quiet flows the Don: From border to border by Ivan Dzerzhinsky
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1934; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
4.
Quiet flows the Don: Oh, how proud our quiet Don by Ivan Dzerzhinsky
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1934; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
5.
Elijah, Op. 70: Lord God of Abraham by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/30/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
6.
No For an Answer: The purest kind of guy by Marc Blitzstein
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1940; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/30/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
7.
Joe Hill by Earl Robinson
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/30/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
8.
The peat-bog soldiers by Traditional
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/30/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Notes: Arranged: Hanns Eisler 
9.
The Four Insurgent Generals by Traditional
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 01/30/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
10.
Song of the motherland by Isaak Dunayevsky
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USSR 
Date of Recording: 01/30/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
11.
Songs, Op. 1: no 5, Cradle song by Alexander Grechaninov
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1927; France 
Date of Recording: 02/02/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
12.
Sunless: no 1, Between four walls by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/02/1942 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
13.
By and by by Traditional
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Date of Recording: 12/28/1945 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Harry Burleigh 
14.
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child by Traditional
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/28/1945 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lawrence Brown 
15.
John Henry by Traditional
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/28/1945 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Hall Johnson 
16.
Water Boy by Avery Robinson
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/28/1945 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
17.
My Lindy Lou by Lily Strickland
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/07/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
18.
Wagon Wheels by Peter De Rose
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/07/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Normand Lockwood 
19.
The House I Live in by Earl Robinson
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 11/07/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Normand Lockwood 
20.
Show Boat: Ah still suits me by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Normand Lockwood 
21.
Sylvia by Oley Speaks
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Normand Lockwood 
22.
Show Boat: Ol' Man River by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Normand Lockwood 
23.
Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Normand Lockwood 
24.
Ma Curly Headed Babby by George H. Clutsam
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Emanuel Balaban
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1897; England 
Date of Recording: 11/07/1947 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Normand Lockwood 
25.
Oh, my field by Lev Knipper
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Paul Robeson (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 

Sound Samples

Balm in Gilead
Chassidic Chant
From Border to Border from Quiet Flows the Don
Oh, How Proud Our Quiet Don from Quiet Flows the Don
The Lord God of Abraham, from Elijah, Op. 70
The Purest Kind of Guy (Joe's Birthday Song) from the opera No For An Answer
Joe Hill
The Peat-Bog Soldiers (Moorsoldaten - song from a German concentration camp)
The Four Insurgent Generals
Native Land
Song of the Plains
Cradle Song
Within Four Walls
By an' By
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
John Henry
Water Boy
My Curly Headed Baby
Mah Lindy Lou (PD in)
Wagon Wheels
The House I Live In
I Still Suits Me from Showboat
Sylvia
Ol' Man River from Showboat
It Ain't Necessarily So

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