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Studs discusses the history of American music with Stanley Sadie and H. Wiley Hitchcock

BROADCAST: Nov. 4, 1986 | DURATION: 00:57:49

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Synopsis

Studs discusses the history of American music with Stanley Sadie and H. Wiley Hitchcock, editors of the book "The New Grove Dictionary of American Music". Composers discussed include William Billings, Louis Moreau Gottschalk Excerpts from the following pieces are played during this program: "Independence", a choral work by William Billings (late 18th c.) "Souvenir de Porto Rico; Marche des gibaros, Op. 31 (RO250)" by Louis Moreau Gottschalk "Wilt Thou Be Gone Love" by Stephen Foster "Kingdom Coming (The Year of Jubilo)" by Henry Clay Work "Slow Rag" from Treemonisha by Scott Joplin "At The River" by Charles Ives, performed by Cleo Laine "West End Blues" by Joe "King" Oliver, performed by Louis Armstrong "Move On Up A Little Higher" by W. Herbert Brewster, performed by Mahalia Jackson "The Man I Love" by George and Ira Gershwin "Knee Play" from the opera "Einstein on the Beach" by Philip Glass