The Spirituals Database offers searchable access to recorded track information for over 4,500 Negro Spiritual settings performed by solo Classical vocalists. The resource contains a selection from a century of historic and contemporary recordings produced on compact discs, long-playing (33 1/3 rpm) albums, 78 rpm records, 45 rpm discs, audio cassettes and streamed digital files, as well as demonstration recordings from musical score collections of Spirituals.

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A Century of Negro Spirituals for Solo Voice

GoDownMoses-Burleigh
A history of the Negro Spiritual art song is being created, featuring (at present) more than 30 videos of songs by great composers recorded by classic and contemporary singers. Visit A Century of Negro Spirituals for Solo Voice page to find more like this video.

“Go Down Moses”
Harry T. Burleigh, composer
Harry T. Burleigh, baritone
Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1891-1922

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