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

Format Electronic, Audio (Streaming), and Musical Sound Recording
Publication InfoWashington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings : Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, ℗2004.
Description1 online resource (71 min., 32 sec.)
Supplemental Content;73923
Other author/creatorBass, Howard, writer of accompanying material.
Other author/creatorNational Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Other author/creatorSmithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
Other author/creatorSmithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Portion of title Christian songs in native languages
Series Smithsonian global sound for libraries. ^A1055243
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).
Abstract "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.
General noteHistorical and ethnological program notes by W. Richard West Jr., Gerald L. Hill, Edward Wapp Wahpeconiah, and Howard Bass in original container.
General noteOriginally issued as compact disc.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliography and discography.
Performer Various performers (listed in program notes).
Date/time/place of a event noteRecorded 1988-2003. Specific dates and places included in disc notes.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web.
LanguageSung in Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, Tewa, Yu'pik, Hawaiian, Hopi, Oneida, Ojibwe, Mohawk, Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Navajo or Lakota.

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