Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Arbury, David
Desellem, Phillip
Library of Congress
Lucas, Sam
Saladini, Robert
Dates 1998
Location Washington D.C.
Title
Shivering and shaking out in the cold
Contributor Names
Lucas, Sam (composer)
Saladini, Robert (conductor)
Arbury, David (tenor_soloist)
DeSellem, Phillip (pianist)
Created / Published
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, 1998, monographic.
Notes
-  Sam Lucas , unlike his fellow African American, James Bland, wrote an occasional song with no racial reference. The cover of "Shivering and Shaking Out in the Cold" shows Lucas in the role portrayed by the song, and the song was sung in the pioneering African American drama Out of Bondage, but the song itself contains neither dialect nor racial references. In the 1880s Lucas would be joined by Gussie L. Davis as an African-American writer of popular songs that were not racially specific; by the turn of the century such songs would be fairly common (Chris Smith would write "The Irish Were Egyptians Long Ago"), but Sam Lucas was the pioneer.
-  The performers are the "Music for the Nation" Singers, and are all Library of Congress staff members. These selections were recorded in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium on September 23, 1998. Robert Saladini, director; Phillip DeSellem, pianist; Carol Guglielm, Elizabeth Miller (sopranos); Laura Lee Fischer, Linda Gill (altos); David Arbury, Thomas A. Howe (tenors); Ralph Gingery, John Oswald Greene (basses).
Extent
1 digital file. 1:30
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.music.sm1878.7805279/mets.xml


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