Frink and Alberts Gold Coast of West Africa Recordings

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The Frink and Alberts Gold Coast of West Africa Recordings is a collection of recorded music archives which was recorded in in Gold Coast (Ghana), West Africa by Arthur S. Alberts and Frink on 16 June 16 1943 and other dates. The archives are housed at the Library of Congress in Washington DC, in the U.S.

The collection is made up of three 16-inch discs of narration and songs recorded in Gold Coast, 1942-43. The recording was donated by the Office of War Information. One disc contains eleven songs sung in English by the Eighth Air Depot Group Chapel Choir recorded by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Alberts on 16 June 16 1943. Two discs contain narration, radio broadcasts, and songs sung by the Gold Coast Regiment. Also included are war songs by various Gold Coast singers recorded by "Frink-Alberts" ca. 1942-43. (AFS 7097-7099) (1 hour 18 minutes; tape copy on LWO 5111 reels 9-10A).

In addition, there is a recording of choral performances by the 8th Air Depot Group Chapel Choir and Eighth Air Quartet of Anglo-American religious songs, spirituals, and hymns, recorded in Gold Coast by Alberts for the Office of War Information.

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Frink and Alberts Gold Coast of West Africa Recordings
Profile added by Ano Shumba on 19 Oct 2015
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