Honor! A Celebration of the African American Cultural Legacy

Honor! A Celebration of the African American Cultural Legacy

by Jessye Norman

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Disc 1

  1. I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray, spiritual
  2. Steal Away to Jesus, spiritual
  3. Träume ("Sag, welch wunderbare Träume"), song for voice & piano (or orc
  4. Somewhere, song (from "West Side Story")
  5. O, By and By
  6. Galathea
  7. My Lord, What a Morning
  8. There's a Man Goin' Round
  9. Erlkönig ("Wer reitet so spät"), song for voice & piano, D. 328 (Op. 1)
  10. Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52
  11. Wiegenlied ("Träume, träume, du mein süsses Leben"), song for voice & p
  12. Great Day!
  13. With a Song in My Heart, song (from musical "Spring Is Here")
  14. Beim Schlafengehen ("Nun der Tag mich müd' gemacht") song for soprano &

Disc 2

  1. Praise God
  2. Heaven
  3. Meditation
  4. Good Morning, Heartache, song
  5. Willow Weep for Me
  6. Speak Low, song for voice & piano (from "One Touch of Venus")
  7. Bloomdido, for jazz ensemble
  8. KC Blues, for jazz ensemble
  9. Mood Indigo
  10. They Can't Take That Away from Me, song (from Shall We Dance?, film)
  11. Four Women, song

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jessye Norman   Primary Artist,Soprano (Vocal)
Leonard Bernstein   Conductor
Colin Davis   Conductor
London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Cat Anderson   Trumpet
Walter Bishop   Piano
Miles Davis   Trumpet
Richard Davis   Bass
Mercer Ellington   Trumpet
Herb Ellis   Guitar
Ella Fitzgerald   Vocals
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet
Paul Gonsalves   Reeds
Tiny Grimes   Guitar
Johnny Hodges   Reeds,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Ray Nance   Violin,Cornet
Oscar Peterson   Piano
Buddy Rich   Drums
Max Roach   Drums
Dinah Washington   Vocals
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Aaron Bell   Bass
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
John Williams [composer]   Conductor
James Levine   Piano
Coleman Hawkins   Tenor Saxophone
Russell Procope   Reeds
Chuck Connors   Bass Trombone
Ambrosian Singers   Choir, Chorus
Louis Armstrong   Trumpet
Billie Holiday   Vocals
Boston Pops Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Dee Dee Bridgewater   Vocals
Harry Carney   Reeds,Bass Clarinet,Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Jeff Castleman   Bass
Big Sid Catlett   Drums
Ira Coleman   Bass
Buster Cooper   Trombone
Duke Ellington   Piano
Gordon Griffin   Trumpet
Joe Guy   Trumpet
Jimmy Hamilton   Reeds
Roy Haynes   Bass
Money Johnson   Trumpet
Jimmy Jones   Piano
Steve Little   Drums
Thelonious Monk   Piano
Charlie Parker   Alto Saxophone
Hank Ross   Tenor Saxophone
Curly Russell   Bass
Sarah Vaughan   Vocals
John Simmons   Bass
Bill Stegmeyer   Alto Saxophone,Ensemble Director
Sam Woodyard   Drums
Alice Babs   Vocals
Bernard Kaufman   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Springer   Piano
Harold Mooney   Ensemble Director
Armand Camgros   Tenor Saxophone
Herbie Jones   Trumpet
Minino Garay   Drums,Cajon
Kurt Masur   Conductor
Aly Wagué   Flute
Willis Patterson   Conductor
Edsel Gomez   Piano
Tiffany T. Grimes   Guitar
BBC Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Maré Sanogo   Bass Drums
Lawrence D. Brown   Trombone
Harold Mooney & His Orchestra   Ensemble
Benny Green   Trombone
Dalton Baldwin   Piano
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Mariba Koita   Ngoma
"Petit" Adamma Diarra   Djembe
Yahkouba Sissokho   Kora
Richard Davis   Bass
Geoffrey Parsons   Piano
Lansiné Kauyaté   Balafon
Bernie Kaufman   Tenor Saxophone
Irwin Gage   Piano
Rayner Brown   Bass Guitar

Technical Credits

Leonard Bernstein   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Jessye Norman   Liner Notes
Arnold Schoenberg   Composer
Franz Schubert   Composer
Richard Strauss   Composer
Michael Tippett   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Nina Simone   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Ogden Nash   Lyricist
Barney Bigard   Composer
Alexander Courage   Arranger
Ervin Drake   Songwriter,Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Lyricist
Lorenz Hart   Lyricist
Charlie Parker   Composer
Willis Patterson   Arranger
Ann Ronell   Composer
Dan Fisher   Composer
Irene Higginbotham   Composer
Edsel Gomez   Songwriter
Fanny Gotschall   Package Art Direction
Hermann Hesse   Text
Traditional Spiritual   Composer
Melanne Mueller   Executive Producer
Felix Mottl   Arranger
Richard Wagner   Composer

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