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    God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (CD-Audio) By (author) James Weldon Johnson

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    DescriptionAs a young man in the late 1800s, James Weldon Johnson was profoundly influenced by the sermons he heard by the renowned black preachers of the day. Later in life, he transformed his memories into magnificent poems about Creation, the Flood, the Crucifixion, the Prodigal Son, Noah's Ark, Judgment Day, and other stories from the Bible. Published in 1927, during the Harlem Renaissance, "GOD'S TROMBONES" became one of Johnson's most celebrated works. In the early 1990s, several of New York City's most prominent African-American ministers gave voice to Johnson's words for a PBS broadcast. Now available for the first time on CD, this celebration of one of the great literary achievements of the Harlem Renaissance features moving performances by actor Joe Morton ("Brother From Another Planet"), actor Robert Earl Jones (father of James), and Reverend Calvin O. Butts of the Abyssinian Baptist Church, among others.


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    Title
    God's Trombones
    Subtitle
    Seven Negro Sermons in Verse
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Weldon Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 1
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 140 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 59 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781598878684
    ISBN 10: 1598878689
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    LC classification: PN
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    DC22: 811.52
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51500
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Ingram Subject Code: KI
    Libri: I-KI
    BISAC V2.8: REL036000, POE005010, POE003000
    Thema V1.0: QRVX, DC
    Edition
    Abridged
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    Publisher
    HIGHBRIDGE AUDIO
    Imprint name
    HIGHBRIDGE AUDIO
    Publication date
    25 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Minneapolis