Waxing the gospel mass evangelism & the phonograph, 1890-1900.

Format: Music CD 2016
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music Box Sets COMPACT DISC Go Wax 48209
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music Box Sets
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Go Wax 48209
Listeners are treated to top-notch performances by the earliest studio records of famous evangelists, field recordings from a Victorian camp meeting, and more than a dozen sacred treasures made by ordinary people experimenting with their phonographs. Some of the selections included: In the Sweet Bye and Bye; Nearer, My God, to Thee; and Rock of Ages.
CD 1, Commercial recordings. The Lord's prayer (Emile Berliner)
In the sweet by and by (anonymous)
Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Holding's Parlor Orchestra)
Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Bison City Quartette)
Nearer, my God, to thee ; Hallelujah chorus : from Messiah (Baldwin's Cadet Band of Boston)
Swing low, sweet chariot (Standard Quartette)
Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Thomas Bott)
Nearer, my God, to thee (Mozart Quartette)
Medley. Psalm 100 ([read by] David C. Bangs) ; Old Hundred : (excerpt) (J.W. Myers)
Onward, Christian soldiers ; The home over there (J.W. Myers)
What shall the harvest be? (Len Spencer)
Calvary ( J.J. Fisher)
Pass me not, O gentle Savior (Steve Porter)
The 23rd Psalm and The Lord's prayer ([read by] Len Spencer)
What a friend we have in Jesus (J.J. Fisher)
Yield not to temptation (Steve Porter)
There is a fountain (J.W. Myers)
Almost persuaded ; Marching to Zion ; Blest be the tie (J.J. Fisher)
Safe in the arms of Jesus (church chimes)
Just as I am ; Rock of ages (Steve Porter)
The ninety and nine (Frank C. Stanley)
Hold the fort ; Throw out the life line (Len Spencer)
Almost persuaded (Frank Butts)
The holy city : (edit) (Roger Harding)
Rocked in the cradle of the deep (Greater New York Quartette)
The mistakes of my life (J.J. Fisher)
I am praying for you (Steve Porter)
Safe in the arms of Jesus (Harry Macdonough). CD 2, Celebrity recordings. Only remembered (Prof. John R. Sweney)
Rock of ages (United States Marine Band)
The 91st Psalm (Dwight L. Moody)
The ninety and nine ; Jesus of Nazareth passeth by ; A shelter in the time of storm ; Saved by grace ; Shall you, shall I? ; My ain countrie ; There'll be no dark valley (Ira D. Sankey)
Jesus, lover of my soul (Sankey Quartette)
I'll go where you want me to go ; Hold the fort ; The mistakes of my life ; Wonderful words of life ; True-hearted, whole-hearted ; God be with you till we meet again ; My Jesus, as thou wilt (Ira D. Sankey)
God is love (Sankey Quartette)
Beulah land : (excerpt) (Prof. John R. Sweney)
Nearer, my God, to thee (Trinity Church chimes)
The sermon on the mount ([read by] Dwight L. Moody)
Beautiful city of God : (excerpt) ; Nearer, my God, to thee ; Lead, kindly light ; Blessed assurance ; Throw out the life line (Ira D. Sankey)
Though your sins be as scarlet (Sankey Quartette)
Where is my boy tonight? ; Safe in the arms of Jesus ; Onward, Christian soldiers ; The homeland (Ira D. Sankey). CD 3, Vernacular recordings. Threescore years and ten ([read by] Fanny Crosby)
Jesus, Savior, pilot me (Capt. Charles L. Estey)
Just tell my mother (Adjt. Edward Taylor)
The wayside cross (Prof. John R. Sweney and unknown duettist (possibly Elizabeth Carr))
Service cues ([read by] Harry Heath)
Haydn's Creation. "The marv'lous work beholds amaz'd" : (excerpt) (Ocean Grove Auditorium Choir)
Sunlight (Winfield S. Weeden and chorus)
Rocked in the cradle of the deep : (fragment) (trombone solo (probably William S. Sulger))
The 23rd Psalm and The good shepherd ([read by] Rev. J. Reeves Daniels)
Almost persuaded (Capt. Charles L. Estey)
Trusting Jesus : (fragment) (unknown)
I surrender all (Winfield S. Weeden and chorus)
Saved by grace (Windfield S. Weeden)
The shepherd true (Moody Quartette)
Why do you wait? (unknown mixed quartet)
Massa's in de cold, cold ground : (fragment) (cornet solo (probably Louise Linebarger))
Medley. The church across the way : (excerpt) ; Showers of blessing : (fragment) (Silas Leachman, flute solo)
Lead me, Savior ; and, It is well with my soul (Rittersville Singing Club)
In that city (Rittersville Children's Chorus)
Looking this way (Rittersville United Quartet)
Hebrew morning hymn (Rittersville Choir)
Will a man rob God? ; The power of God (Rev. Frederick A. Graves)
Poem: "Resting in his love" ([read by] Anna Maria Sawyer)
Testimony ([read by] Rev. C. Herbert Rust) ; and, A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right (Bertha W. Rust)
Birthday celebration ; Rock of ages ; and, Old 100th ([read and sung by] Joseph Sawyer and family)
To each of the scholars of Bethany ; The pillar of cloud ; Collect for the second Sunday after Trinity ([read by] Frank L. Embree)
Nearer, my God, to thee (unknown, "My dear departed mother")
Down at the cross (D.B. Broad (?))
Pass me not, O gentle Savior ; and, The Lord's prayer ([sung and read by] Ernest V. Parcells (?)
What a friend we have in Jesus (Charles Taylor and his two daughters)
Thanksgiving greetings ; and, Nearer, my God, to thee ; Psalm 103 ([read and sung by] C.W. Crary family, friends, and cat)
The holy city (Miss Grace Marvin)
De massa ob de sheepfol' ; God is now here ; Prohibition speech ([read by] Harry Heath)
Barnyard (Quiet in the country) (read by Henry Heath) ; and, The holy city (unknown female).

Additional Information
Subjects Gospel music.
Gospel music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Sound recording industry -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Gospel musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Field recordings.
Publisher Champaign, IL :Archeophone Records,2016
Other Titles Mass evangelism & the phonograph, 1890-1900
Contributors Moody, Dwight Lyman, 1837-1899, performer.
Sankey, Ira David, 1840-1908, performer.
Martin, Richard (Sound recording producer), writer of added commentary.
Participants/Performers Various performers, including Ira D. Sankey and Dwight L. Moody.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
"... featuring 102 original historic recordings from the 1890s"--Container.
Program and biographical notes by Richard Martin, texts, bibliographical references, and glossary of names (382 pages : illustrations) bound in container.
Description 3 audio discs ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780997435900
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