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Negro music and American. Negro music in America. An exploration of it and its impact on American culture. Air is your host for the surveys Tony look at Bach during the past few weeks we've been talking a great deal about New Orleans music and listening to much of it all for good reason too for it was only in New Orleans that all of the circumstances were just right so that from all of the sources from all parts of the world brought together there in New Orleans came what we now know as classical or traditional jazz. It is my firm opinion that the American negro with the spirituals blues work songs ability to improvise and to utilize all kinds of material is more responsible for jazz and anyone else. The ability of the Negro to cry the blues and to give them universal appeal could never be better illustrated than in any part of the South where he
is found and where typically even today he is addressed as boy Big Bill Broonzy saying a blues very set he wrote. It goes as follows When I was born into this world. This is what happened to me. I was never called a man. And now I'm 53. If you were to stop and think about it. Living in that situation all of your life and crying its hopelessness out loud more than half a century later could very easily have indicated a bitterness and a hate that big bills verse doesn't contain. Without the blues and it's indelible impression we wouldn't have jazz as we know it today. All throughout the south the Blues were sung and played and moved around and found their way down into New Orleans to become an integral part of the musical culture there. Now we bring to you some of the wonderful early country style blows in the first one is one of the best based on something that really happened sung by Big Bill Broonzy the Joe Turner blues. Songs.
That. People everything. Let me hold you know everything bad all wrong. Oh I'm not saying in this. Head tell me your.
Thought. The short time I've been. There. Your time. Never rat his boss anything because. I'm tired of it. Get something again that it. Will never come home and ever for me. My last. And their home rather than know to go try to have been met and love for.
You never stopped right in saying this. To me turn. To God. Then never. Thought out looking good.
Stuff. The mega ball. Never looked in the yard live by. Your time dog. And never going to happen. Stop saying Ron this is. Never going to happen. And do a little boo boo with you. Lightening up guns is another great blues man as a country blues artist who made hundreds
of records many of which were old 78 rpm recordings dating back to the 1940s Charter's only knew lightening up and found them in Houston Texas. Mr. charters saved lightning from the tragedy of oblivion and all of us from the tragedy of not being able to hear him again. Here's lightning playing and singing nothing but the blues. You're.
Good showering. You know if you jump down on me. Yes. Because the. Jobs on my when upgrading. Yet. Were.
Never by me.
Next week we're going to bring you some more blues by various country blues
artists and we hope that as we play these for you that you'll enjoy them as much as we do and that they will give you the picture of what happened with nigger music in the south. Negro music in America with Tony look at Bach president transcribed by the SEIU Radio Network. Got us again next week as we continue our exploration of the negro and American music. This program was distributed by national educational radio. This is national educational radio network.
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Opera: Battleground of the arts
The dramatic role of the orchestra
Producing Organization
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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Episode Description
This program focuses on the essential dramatic role that the orchestra plays in opera.
Series Description
A discussion series, hosted by Boris Goldovsky, that examines the welding together of music and drama, two distinct arts, into opera.
Performing Arts
Media type
Host: Goldovsky, Boris
Producing Organization: WRVR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
Producing Organization: Riverside Church (New York, N.Y.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 67-11-5 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:10
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