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Davis Plays Blind Tom


Release Date: 01/11/2000 
Label:  Newport Classic   Catalog #: 85660  
Composer:  Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis
Number of Discs: 1 
Length:  1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
New York Times (3/5/00, p.36) - "...While the contents of this recording will not surprise those familiar with...mid-19th-century parlor music, its considerable charm and liveliness are undeniable. At the same time, above-average dexterity is required to bring off these works, and Mr. Davis does so admirably..."
REVIEWS:
New York Times (3/5/00, p.36) - "...While the contents of this recording will not surprise those familiar with...mid-19th-century parlor music, its considerable charm and liveliness are undeniable. At the same time, above-average dexterity is required to bring off these works, and Mr. Davis does so admirably..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Cyclone Galop by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2. The Rainstorm by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
3. Sewing Song "Imitation of a Sewing Machine" by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4. Battle of Manassas by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5. Improvisation on "When this Cruel War is Over" by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6. Voice of the Waves by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
7. Oliver Galop by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
8. Virginia Polka by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9. Water in the Moonlight by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
10. Grand March Resurrection by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
11. Vivo Galop by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
12. Daylight by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
13. March Timpani by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
14. Reve Charmant by Thomas Greene Bethune
Performer:  John Davis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 

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