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Author Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917

Title Treemonisha [sound recording] : an opera in three acts / by Scott Joplin ; The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra and Singers; Rick Benjamin, conductor

Publ Info Brooklyn, N.Y. : New World Records, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT CD 1421    AVAILABLE
 Salve CDs  M1500.J67 T74 2011 CD    AVAILABLE
Descript 2 sound discs (90 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (109 pages : illustrations ; 14 x 14 cm)
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Note Libretto by the composer
On two compact discs
"The first ever historically authentic orchestration of the work by Rick Benjamin; Anita Johnson, Annmarie Sandy, Edward Pleasant, Frank Ward, Jr., Chauncey Packer; The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra and Singers; Rick Benjamin, conductor"--Container
Contents Disc 1. Act one. 1. Overture -- 2. The Bag of Luck -- 3. The Corn-Huskers -- 4. We're Goin' Around -- 5. The Wreath -- 6. The Sacred Tree -- 7. Surprised -- 8. Treemonisha's Bringing Up -- 9. Good Advice -- 10. Confusion -- Act two. 11. Superstition -- 12. Treemonisha in Peril -- 13. Frolic of the Bears -- 14. The Wasp-Nest -- 15. The Rescue -- 16. We Will Rest Awhile -- 17. Going Home -- 18. Aunt Dinah Has Blowed de Horn -- Disc 2. Act Three. 1. Prelude to Act 3 -- 2. I Want to See My Child -- 3. Treemonisha's Return -- 4. Wrong is Never Right -- 5. Abuse -- 6. When Villains Ramble Far and Near -- 7. Conjurers Forgiven -- 8. We Will Trust You As Our Leader -- 9. A Real Slow Drag -- Appendix. 10. Bowing Music: Themes from the Opera in One-Step Tempo (2003) / Rick Benjamin -- 11. Libretto Preface, read by Scott Joplin's closest living relative, Grandniece Mrs. LaErma White of Texarkana, Arkansas)
Accompanying booklet: Treemonisha / by Rick Benjamin -- The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra -- Treemonisha / by Scott Joplin -- Selected discography -- Selected bibliography
Note Rick Benjamin, conductor ; Janinah Burnett, soprano ; Frederick Jackson, bass ; Anita Johnson, soprano ; Robert Mack, tenor ; Chauncy Packer, tenor ; Todd Payne, baritone ; Edward Pleasant, baritone ; Phumzile Sojola, tenor ; Darren Stokes, bass-baritone ; Frank Ward, Jr., bass-baritone ; The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra & Singers
LC subject Operas
African Americans -- Drama
Add Author Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917. Treemonisha
Benjamin, Rick
Burnett, Janinah
Jackson, Frederick
Johnson, Anita
Mack, Robert
Packer, Chauncey
Payne, Todd
Pleasant, Edward
Sojola, Phumzile
Stokes, Darren
Ward, Frank, Jr
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra
ISBN/ISSN 093228072027
Music # 80720-2