Audio Recordings Rescue the perishing
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- Rescue the perishing
- Contributor Names
- Doane, W. H. (composer)
- Crosby, Fanny J. (lyr)
- Saladini, Robert (conductor)
- DeSellem, Phillip (pianist)
- Created / Published
- Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, 1998, monographic.
- - In the 1870s, hymn tunes tended to be far more closely wedded to a particular set of words than in earlier periods; composers no longer wrote tunes to abstract rhythmic patterns, singable to any text in that particular meter. Thus, W. H. Doane's stirring tune for "Rescue the Perishing" is wedded to Fanny J. Crosby's words.
- - 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).
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Chicago citation style:
Doane, W. H, Fanny J Crosby, Robert Saladini, and Phillip Desellem. Rescue the Perishing. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, monographic, 1998. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sm1870.70x0018/. (Accessed August 29, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Doane, W. H., Crosby, F. J., Saladini, R. & Desellem, P. (1998) Rescue the Perishing. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, monographic. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sm1870.70x0018/.
MLA citation style:
Doane, W. H, et al. Rescue the Perishing. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, monographic, 1998. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/sm1870.70x0018/>.