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The Ballad of the Brown King & Selected Songs

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AV 2413
 
The Ballad of the Brown King & Selected Songs
Label Catalogue Number:
AV2413
UPC Code: 822252241327

Release Date: November 2019
Originally recorded in 2018
Composer
Margaret Bonds
Solo soprano (4,6,9)
Laquita Mitchell
Solo mezzo-soprano (9)
Lucia Bradford
Solo tenor (1,4,6)
Noah Stewart
Orchestra
The Dessoff Choirs & Orchestra
Conductor
Malcolm J. Merriweather
Solo harp
Ashley Jackson
Producer
Marlan Barry
Venue 30th November & 1st December 2018
James Memorial Chapel, Unuion Theological Seminary, New York City
Venue 16th February 2019
Skinner Hall, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Genre:
Vocal & Song

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The Ballad of the Brown King & Selected Songs

MARGARET BONDS

The Ballad of the Brown King (1960)

Libretto by Langston Hughes
1.
Of the Three Wise Men
3:31
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They Brought Fine Gifts
2:33
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Sing Alleluia
0:46
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Mary Had a Little Baby
2:45
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Now When Jesus Was Born
2:09
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Could He Have Been an Ethiope?
4:53
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Oh, Sing of the King Who Was Tall and Brown
4:12
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8.
That Was a Christmas Long Ago
1:24
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9.
Alleluia
2:41
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Solo: Laquita Mitchell soprano (4,6,9)
Solo: Lucia Bradford mezzo-soprano (9)
Solo: Noah Stewart tenor (1,4,6)
Orchestra: The Dessoff Choirs & Orchestra
Conductor: Malcolm J. Merriweather
10.

To a Brown Girl Dead (1956)

2:06
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Text by Countee Cullen
11.

Winter Moon (1936)

1:15
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Text by Langston Hughes

Three Dream Portraits (1959)

Texts by Langston Hughes
12.
Minstrel Man
2:20
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Dream Variation
2:38
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14.
I, Too
2:02
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Solo: Malcolm J. Merriweather baritone
Solo: Ashley Jackson harp
Total time: 35:15
The Ballad of the Brown King (1960)
arranged by Malcolm J. Merriweather for strings, harp & organ (2018).
Tracks 10-14:-

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The Ballad of the Brown King & Selected Songs

MARGARET BONDS

The Ballad of the Brown King (1960)

Libretto by Langston Hughes
1.
Of the Three Wise Men
3:31
2.
They Brought Fine Gifts
2:33
3.
Sing Alleluia
0:46
4.
Mary Had a Little Baby
2:45
5.
Now When Jesus Was Born
2:09
6.
Could He Have Been an Ethiope?
4:53
7.
Oh, Sing of the King Who Was Tall and Brown
4:12
8.
That Was a Christmas Long Ago
1:24
9.
Alleluia
2:41
Solo: Laquita Mitchell soprano (4,6,9)
Solo: Lucia Bradford mezzo-soprano (9)
Solo: Noah Stewart tenor (1,4,6)
Orchestra: The Dessoff Choirs & Orchestra
Conductor: Malcolm J. Merriweather
10.

To a Brown Girl Dead (1956)

2:06
Text by Countee Cullen
11.

Winter Moon (1936)

1:15
Text by Langston Hughes

Three Dream Portraits (1959)

Texts by Langston Hughes
12.
Minstrel Man
2:20
13.
Dream Variation
2:38
14.
I, Too
2:02
Solo: Malcolm J. Merriweather baritone
Solo: Ashley Jackson harp
Total time: 35:15
The Ballad of the Brown King (1960)
arranged by Malcolm J. Merriweather for strings, harp & organ (2018).
Tracks 10-14:-




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