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Negro music and American. Negro music in America. An exploration of it and its impact on American culture. Here is your host for the series Tony look at Bach generally speaking the blues are really a very personal experience both for the composer and for the artists who perform them. And they can also be as strongly emotional experience for the listener who identifies with them. One of the reasons a blues performers can improvise so in this way and beautifully is because they themselves become so emotionally involved and identified with the trials and tribulations from which the blues bring. For instance and it's interesting thought is that the terrible flood of 1893 that Big Bill Broonzy saying about last week would have probably been considered a visitation of the wrath of God by a spiritual singer but to a
blues singer it would simply boil down to what can a poor boy do after a disheartening personal experience rings of blues out of some bored devil or his body. The folk usually take it over and then they're sung by many people and belong to everybody. The story of Betty and Dupree sung here by Brownie mid-game accompanied by Sonny Terry presents a fine example of this Bette and debris.
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Well you got to do. Here is an example of the impact of nigger music on our culture as one admiring white performers play for us in a Nigro style a very fine modern and more city styled Betty in debris. This is sung by Betty in the Doak. They feel that she's watching that guy. Right there. But the thing that three she. Got. Me and done a thing to piece a gazillion times get you steady
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Opera: Battleground of the arts
Importance of scene design
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WRVR (Radio station: New York, N.Y.)
Riverside Church (New York, N.Y.)
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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The role of scene design in the essence of opera.
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A discussion series, hosted by Boris Goldovsky, that examines the welding together of music and drama, two distinct arts, into opera.
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Host: Goldovsky, Boris
Producing Organization: WRVR (Radio station: New York, N.Y.)
Producing Organization: Riverside Church (New York, N.Y.)
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University of Maryland
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Duration: 00:29:04
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