Music List

Part 1

  • WPA presents a program of the Federal Music Project under the direction of Dr. Nikolay Sokolov: The Manhattan Concert Band, Niebelungen March (themes taken from The Ring by Wagner and arranged as a march by Tobani) circa 1935
  • WPA recording of U.S. Army Band, dir. Captain Thomas Darcy, 1941 Pageant of Progress
  • Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys, Taint No Use

One-minute break

  • Henry Allen and his Orchestra, There’s a House in Harlem for Sale

Part 2

  • Big Bill Broonzy, Long Tall Mama
  • Lonnie Johnson, Swing Out Rhythm
  • WPA presents the Manhattan Concert Band, circa 1935, John Phillips Sousa, The High School Cadets March
  • Woody Guthrie, The Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done
  • Dan the Automator, Fade Away
  • James Leva, Queen of the Earth, Child of the Skies

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