The Resource Silver Star Quartet,, (sound recording)

Silver Star Quartet,, (sound recording)

Label
Silver Star Quartet,, 1947 June 11
Title
Silver Star Quartet,
Inclusive dates
1947 June 11
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Language
eng
Summary
This installment of the weekly gospel program includes a performance by the Silver Star Quartet's special guests, the Hopewell Jubilee Singers. Songs performed include "When Days are Dark and Friends are Few", "One Day" as performed by the Hopewell Jubilee Singers and "Oh, Lord, when my work on earth is done, I won't duress." Wesley Harvey is the narrator of the program
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Biographical or historical data
The Silver Star Quartet was formed in Richmond, Virginia, in 1932. Originally known as the Gospel Spirituals, the group's founding members included James Branch, James Bland, James Merchant and Wesley Harvey, the last living founding member who died in 1997. First broadcast over the WRVA airwaves in 1939, the weekly program was most often presented at 6:30 a.m. each Sunday morning for over 61 years and had about 20 different members over the years. The last program was broadcast on 8 October 2000.
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Label
Silver Star Quartet,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 15 min., 30 sec
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, Juner 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515105
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55667438
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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