Marian Anderson: Album of Songs and Spirituals 1948 African American Songs Songbook/Sheet Music


Title: Marian Anderson: Album of Songs and Spirituals

Author: Marian Anderson; Franz Rupp (editor)

Description: Wraps with a plain white spine. Slight wave to book. Previous owner's name on inside of front cover. Two pieces show practice notation; the rest of the pages are clean. Full page photo frontispiece portrait of Marian Anderson. 85 pp. 12 x 9 inches.

Music for sixteen classical music pieces and four African-American spirituals, edited by Franz Rupp. Rupp was Anderson's accompanist from 1941 until her retirement in 1965. Marion Anderson (1897-1993) was a world renowned contralto and an important black artist of the mid-twentieth century. Among her many achievements, she became the first African-American to perform with the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1955 and performed at both President Eisenhower and President Kennedy's inaugurations.

Compositions by J.G. Ahle, Bach, Beethoven, Edward Boatner (arr.), Brahms, Faure, Franck, Charles Griffes, Hayden, Handel, James Hook, Hall Johnson (arr.), Mozart, John Payne (arr.), Schubert, R. Schumann, and Hugo Wolf.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: G. Schirmer
Place: New York
Year: 1948


ISBN: n/a

Keywords: sheet music, sheetmusic, classical, African-American spirituals, Negro spirituals, contralto,

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