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Title
Pathways to the Sacred Harp: a lecture
Names
Boziwick, George, 1954- (Commentator)
DeSpain, Lisa (Performer)
DeSpain, Lisa (Conductor)
Pally, Alan J. (Producer)
Ephraim's Harp (Musical group) (Performer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Production company)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
Collection

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts lecture/concert series

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2005-11-12
Place: New York
Table of Contents
Musical examples: Amazing grace / William Walker -- David's lamentation ; Chester / William Billings -- Evening shade / Stephen Jenks -- Lenox ; Greenfields / Lewis Edson -- Wayfaring stranger -- Happy land / arr. L. Breedlove -- Wondrous love -- Captain Kidd's farewell to the sea -- Blooming vale / J.P. Storm -- Hymn and fuguing tune no. 10 for oboe and strings / Henry Cowell [from a recording] -- And let this feeble body fail / William Walker -- Show pity Lord, O Lord forgive (Cusseta) / J. Massengale.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVH 2416
Topics
Shape-note hymnals
Hymns, English -- United States
Sacred vocal music -- United States -- 18th century
Genres
Lectures
Music
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.
Content: Program begins 43 min. into tape.
Content: House program (1 p.), including biographical information about the lecturer and the performers, available on request.
Venue: Videotaped, Nov. 12, 2005, Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (104 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
George Boziwick, Curator of the American Music Collection in the Music Division of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, lectures on American sacred tunebooks held by the Music Division. He discusses this early 18th century American music form, its transmission and publication history, its importance as a living singing tradition, and stylistic adaptation by contemporary composers. Lecture is accompanied by musical examples from a variety of sources performed by Ephraim's Harp vocal ensemble conducted by Lisa DeSpain.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19322402
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de322f40-e87a-0131-ea33-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2005: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Pathways to the Sacred Harp" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e09879f0-e87a-0131-14f3-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Pathways to the Sacred Harp" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e09879f0-e87a-0131-14f3-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (2005). Pathways to the Sacred Harp Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e09879f0-e87a-0131-14f3-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Pathways to the Sacred Harp