The Resource Bessie Smith : empress of the blues, [Vol. 1], (sound recording)

Bessie Smith : empress of the blues, [Vol. 1], (sound recording)

Label
Bessie Smith : empress of the blues, [Vol. 1]
Title
Bessie Smith
Title remainder
empress of the blues
Title number
[Vol. 1]
Title variation
Hot jazz classics : Bessie Smith
Creator
Contributor
Performer
Vocalist
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
IJZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1894-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Bessie
Date time place
Recorded on Jan. 14, 1925 (sides 1-2), May 5, 1925 (side 3), May 4, 1926 (sides 5-6), Oct. 26, 1926 (side 4), and Mar. 20, 1928 (sides 7-8)
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Bessie Smith, vocals ; various instrumentalists
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1971
  • 1902-1937
  • 1897-1952
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Longshaw, Fred
  • Smith, Joe
  • Henderson, Fletcher
  • Green, Charlie
  • Grainger, Porter
  • Fletcher Henderson's Hot Six
  • Blue Boys (Musical group : Bessie Smith)
Series statement
Hot jazz classics
Series volume
no. 5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Jazz
Label
Bessie Smith : empress of the blues, [Vol. 1], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Vocal blues with instrumental acc
  • Title from container cover
  • Original issue: Columbia 14064-D (side 1), 14079-D (side 2), 14179-D (side 4), 14158-D (side 5), 14147-D (side 6), 14312-D (sides 7-8)
  • Side 3 "previously unissued."
  • "A hot jazz classic."
  • "Album #4 in a series of re-issues of the original records that made jazz history"--Container cover
  • Biographical and program notes by George Avakian on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Disc 1]. Cold in hand blues / Gee, Longshaw (Louis Armstrong, cornet; Fred Longshaw, piano) ; You've been a good ole wagon / Smith, Balcom (Louis Armstrong, cornet; Fred Longshaw, piano) -- [Disc 2]. Cake walking babies : (from home) / Smith, Troy, Williams (Henderson's Hot Six) ; Young woman's blues / Smith (Bessie Smith and her Blue Boys) -- [Disc 3]. Lost your head blues / Smith (Joe Smith, trumpet; Fletcher Henderson, piano) ; Baby doll / Smith (Joe Smith, trumpet; Fletcher Henderson, piano) -- [Disc 4]. Empty bed blues : (part I) / J.C. Johnson (Charlie Green, trombone; Porter Grainger, piano) ; Empty bed blues : (part II) / J.C. Johnson (Charlie Green, trombone; Porter Grainger, piano)
Control code
32222789
Dimensions
10 in.
Dimensions
10 in. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
coarse standard
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr holds two copies.
Other physical details
analog, 78 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • C 31 (35672--35675)
  • 14064-D
  • 14079-D
  • 14179-D
  • 14158-D
  • 14147-D
  • 14312-D
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
78 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)32222789
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Bessie Smith : empress of the blues, [Vol. 1], (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Vocal blues with instrumental acc
  • Title from container cover
  • Original issue: Columbia 14064-D (side 1), 14079-D (side 2), 14179-D (side 4), 14158-D (side 5), 14147-D (side 6), 14312-D (sides 7-8)
  • Side 3 "previously unissued."
  • "A hot jazz classic."
  • "Album #4 in a series of re-issues of the original records that made jazz history"--Container cover
  • Biographical and program notes by George Avakian on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Disc 1]. Cold in hand blues / Gee, Longshaw (Louis Armstrong, cornet; Fred Longshaw, piano) ; You've been a good ole wagon / Smith, Balcom (Louis Armstrong, cornet; Fred Longshaw, piano) -- [Disc 2]. Cake walking babies : (from home) / Smith, Troy, Williams (Henderson's Hot Six) ; Young woman's blues / Smith (Bessie Smith and her Blue Boys) -- [Disc 3]. Lost your head blues / Smith (Joe Smith, trumpet; Fletcher Henderson, piano) ; Baby doll / Smith (Joe Smith, trumpet; Fletcher Henderson, piano) -- [Disc 4]. Empty bed blues : (part I) / J.C. Johnson (Charlie Green, trombone; Porter Grainger, piano) ; Empty bed blues : (part II) / J.C. Johnson (Charlie Green, trombone; Porter Grainger, piano)
Control code
32222789
Dimensions
10 in.
Dimensions
10 in. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
coarse standard
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr holds two copies.
Other physical details
analog, 78 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • C 31 (35672--35675)
  • 14064-D
  • 14079-D
  • 14179-D
  • 14158-D
  • 14147-D
  • 14312-D
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
78 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)32222789
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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