There Breathes a Hope: The Legacy of John Work II and His Fisk Jubilee Quartet, 1909–1916. Archeophone ARCH 5020, 2010.

@article{Graham2012ThereBA,
  title={There Breathes a Hope: The Legacy of John Work II and His Fisk Jubilee Quartet, 1909–1916. Archeophone ARCH 5020, 2010.},
  author={S. Graham},
  journal={Journal of the Society for American Music},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={253 - 255}
}
  • S. Graham
  • Published 2012
  • Art
  • Journal of the Society for American Music
There Breathes a Hope compiles the earliest spirituals and poetry ever recorded by jubilee singers from Fisk University, Nashville. Accompanying the two CDs (running time: 131 min.) is a handsome, sepia-toned hardback booklet (108 pp.), the highlights of which are an introductory essay by Archeophone’s production team; an extensive historical essay on John Wesley Work II (1873–1925) by Doug Seroff; a detailed description of the recording sessions by Tim Brooks; a discography; and numerous high… Expand

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Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919