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The Resource Just tell the story--Troubled island : a collection of documents previously published and unpublished, pertaining to the first significant Afro-American grand opera, Troubled island, by William Grant Still, with librettists Langston Hughes and Verna Arvey ; editors, Judith Anne Still, Lisa M. Headlee ; contributors Verna Arvey ... [et. al.]

Just tell the story--Troubled island : a collection of documents previously published and unpublished, pertaining to the first significant Afro-American grand opera, Troubled island, by William Grant Still, with librettists Langston Hughes and Verna Arvey ; editors, Judith Anne Still, Lisa M. Headlee ; contributors Verna Arvey ... [et. al.]

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Just tell the story--Troubled island : a collection of documents previously published and unpublished, pertaining to the first significant Afro-American grand opera, Troubled island
Title
Just tell the story--Troubled island
Title remainder
a collection of documents previously published and unpublished, pertaining to the first significant Afro-American grand opera, Troubled island
Statement of responsibility
by William Grant Still, with librettists Langston Hughes and Verna Arvey ; editors, Judith Anne Still, Lisa M. Headlee ; contributors Verna Arvey ... [et. al.]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Story of the first grand opera written by an African-American, William Grant Still, to be produced by a major American opera company, as told through original source material
Cataloging source
CSO
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1895-1978
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Still, William Grant
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1910-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Still, Judith Anne
  • Headlee, Lisa M
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Arvey, Verna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Still, William Grant
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Arvey, Verna
  • Still, William Grant
  • African American composers
  • Operas
Label
Just tell the story--Troubled island : a collection of documents previously published and unpublished, pertaining to the first significant Afro-American grand opera, Troubled island, by William Grant Still, with librettists Langston Hughes and Verna Arvey ; editors, Judith Anne Still, Lisa M. Headlee ; contributors Verna Arvey ... [et. al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-560) and index
Contents
Biographical background -- A close look at Troubled island -- An account from the private letters and diaries of William Grant Still and Verna Arvey : 1949 -- Additional excerpts from the diaries of William Grant Still : 1949-1959 -- Dreams of William Grant Still and his family -- William Grant Still & Langston Hughes collaboration -- Significant correspondence & documentation relating to the Still operas -- Government agencies & entities -- Influence of politics in the arts -- Radio interviews regarding Troubled island -- Encore --Contributors, acknowledgements & bibliography
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 603 p., [5] p. of plates
Isbn
9781877873065
Other control number
  • 9781877873027
  • 9781877873065
Other physical details
ill., ports., music
System control number
  • 2650882-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2650882
  • (Sirsi) o71125000
  • (OCoLC)71125000
Label
Just tell the story--Troubled island : a collection of documents previously published and unpublished, pertaining to the first significant Afro-American grand opera, Troubled island, by William Grant Still, with librettists Langston Hughes and Verna Arvey ; editors, Judith Anne Still, Lisa M. Headlee ; contributors Verna Arvey ... [et. al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-560) and index
Contents
Biographical background -- A close look at Troubled island -- An account from the private letters and diaries of William Grant Still and Verna Arvey : 1949 -- Additional excerpts from the diaries of William Grant Still : 1949-1959 -- Dreams of William Grant Still and his family -- William Grant Still & Langston Hughes collaboration -- Significant correspondence & documentation relating to the Still operas -- Government agencies & entities -- Influence of politics in the arts -- Radio interviews regarding Troubled island -- Encore --Contributors, acknowledgements & bibliography
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 603 p., [5] p. of plates
Isbn
9781877873065
Other control number
  • 9781877873027
  • 9781877873065
Other physical details
ill., ports., music
System control number
  • 2650882-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2650882
  • (Sirsi) o71125000
  • (OCoLC)71125000

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