American songbooks II & IV

Journey beyond time
Crumb, George

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  • Title from container.
  • Compact discs.
  • Program notes, biographical notes on performers, and texts in English ([30] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
  • Sung in English.


  • A journey beyond time (American songbook II) : songs of despair and hope : a cycle of Afro-American spirituals : for voice, percussion quartet, and amplified piano. Swing low, sweet chariot ; Joshua fit de Battle ob Jericho ; Steal away ; Oh, a-rock-a my soul ; The pregnant earth : a psalm for noontide (instrumental interlude) ; Sit down, Sister ; Nobody knows de trouble I see ; Go down, Moses ; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (36:58) -- The winds of destiny (American songbook IV) : songs of strife, love, mystery, and exultation : a cycle of American Civil War songs, folk songs, and spirituals : for voice, percussion quartet, and amplified piano. Mine eyes have seen the glory ; When Johnny comes marching home ; Lonesome road ; Twelve gates to the city ; De profundis : a psalm for the night-wanderer (instrumental interlude) ; All my trials (Death's lullaby) ; Go tell it on the mountain ; The enchanted valley ; Shenandoah (45:29)
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