Beautiful beyond Christian songs in native languages / presented by the National Museum of the American Indian

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Subjects: Hymns--United States
Indians of North America--Music
Sacred music
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote, Sound Recording
Material Type: Musical sound recording -- Monograph
Language: Multiple languages, The recording is in Cheyenne, The recording is in Yupik languages, The recording is in Hawaiian, The recording is in Ojibwa, The recording is in Mohawk, The recording is in Cherokee, The recording is in Creek, The recording is in Choctaw, The recording is in Navajo, The recording is in Siouan (Other), The recording is in North American Indian (Other), Table of contents in English, Accompanying material in English, Cherokee, Hawaiian, Mohawk, Cree, Navajo, Choctaw, Cheyenne, Creek
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings : Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, p2004
Series: Smithsonian global sound for libraries
LC Classification: S, SD, SDB
Physical Description: 1 online resource (71 min., 32 sec.)
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Christian songs in native languages
Issued in other form: Original UPC code 093074048023
Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 2005569256
Issued in other form: Original (OCoLC)ocm56353222
Issued in other form: Original publisher catalog number SFWCD 40480
Additional Authors: Writer of accompanying material : Bass, Howard
Alexander Street Press
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Notes: Historical and ethnological program notes by W. Richard West Jr., Gerald L. Hill, Edward Wapp Wahpeconiah, and Howard Bass in original container
Originally issued as compact disc
Includes bibliography and discography
Contents: Comanche hymn (2:12) -- Comanche hymn (1:47) -- Kiowa prayer song (0:38) -- Kiowa hymn (2:31) -- Hymn composed by Goomdah (2:53) -- Cheyenne hymn (2:41) -- Tewa mass. Lord have mercy (1:13) -- Lord I call (0:54) -- Having beheld the Resurrection (1:19) -- Blessed be thy name (0:46) -- Ke Aloha O Ka Haku : Lili'uokalani's prayer (1:53) -- Ho'onani (0:48) -- Silent night (2:13) -- On the beautiful beyond (3:08) -- In the sweet by and by (2:02) -- Rock of ages (3:11) -- 'Twill be glory by and by (2:58) -- Ise Iesos Sewenniio : Wedding prayer hymn (2:44) -- Takwaienha : The Lord's Prayer (2:47) -- Wonderful place (1:40) -- Orphan child (2:35) -- That heavenly home (2:25) -- Believing and praying (2:39) -- Sinners can you hate the savior? (2:38) -- Jesus made the road (1:13) -- At the cross (1:30) -- Guide me, Jehovah (2:33) -- Heavenly home (2:50) -- On the Jericho road (3:29) -- Amazing grace (1:31) -- Sweet hour of prayer (3:03) -- Jesus loves even me (1:44) -- Communion of the saints (3:00)
Various performers (listed in program notes)
Recorded 1988-2003. Specific dates and places included in disc notes
Summary: "This anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the United States demonstrates how music has helped to preserve and perpetuate Native languages. Singers from the Southeast to the Plains and from the Southwest to Alaska and Hawai'i demonstrate the dynamic interplay between language and faith, and show the importance placed on the singing of these songs in keeping alive the culture embedded in their Native languages.'"--Original container
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web
Sung in Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, Tewa, Yu'pik, Hawaiian, Hopi, Oneida, Ojibwe, Mohawk, Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Navajo or Lakota
OCLC Number: ASP73923/glmu