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Margaret Bonds: The Ballad Of The Brown King & Selected Songs

Laquita Mitchell (soprano), Lucia Bradford (mezzo-soprano), Noah Stewart (tenor), Malcolm J. Merriweather (baritone/conductor), Ashley Jackson (harp)

The Dessoff Choirs & Orchestra

Although it dates from 1954, this is the piece’s premiere recording. It is a very good one…The choral contributions draw palpably on the style of spirituals, without seeming derivative, and area... More…
  • Presto Editor's Choice
    November 2019

CD

$11.25

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This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

Bonds: The Ballad Of The Brown King

24:48
$9.00
$12.60
$15.75
  • The Dessoff Choirs
  • The Dessoff Orchestra
  • Malcolm J. Merriweather

I. Of the Three Wise Men

3:30
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$1.75

II. They Brought Fine Gifts

2:32
$1.00
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$1.75

III. Sing Alleluia

0:45
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$1.75

IV. Mary Had a Little Baby

2:45
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$1.75

V. Now When Jesus Was Born

2:08
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$1.75

VI. Could He Have Been an Ethiope?

4:52
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VII. Oh, Sing of the King Who Was Tall and Brown

4:12
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VIII. That Was a Christmas Long Ago

1:24
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IX. Alleluia

2:40
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Bonds: To a Brown Girl Dead

2:05
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  • Ashley Jackson
  • The Dessoff Orchestra
  • Malcolm J. Merriweather

Bonds: Winter Moon

1:15
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  • Ashley Jackson
  • The Dessoff Orchestra
  • Malcolm J. Merriweather

Bonds: Three Dream Portraits

7:00
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  • Ashley Jackson
  • The Dessoff Orchestra
  • Malcolm J. Merriweather

I. Minstrel Man

2:20
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II. Dream Variation

2:38
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III. I, Too

2:02
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$1.75
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