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Audio Recordings Shivering and shaking out in the cold


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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
Online Format
audio
Additional Metadata Formats
METSXML Record

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Chicago citation style:

Lucas, Sam, Robert Saladini, David Arbury, and Phillip Desellem. Shivering and Shaking Out in the Cold. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, monographic, 1998. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sm1878.7805279/. (Accessed September 01, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Lucas, S., Saladini, R., Arbury, D. & Desellem, P. (1998) Shivering and Shaking Out in the Cold. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, monographic. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sm1878.7805279/.

MLA citation style:

Lucas, Sam, et al. Shivering and Shaking Out in the Cold. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, monographic, 1998. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/sm1878.7805279/>.