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Sketches from Cape Verde - by artist Iwona Altmayer Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 5:30 till 11:00

Classical Discoveries will present a program devoted to music by black composers in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Here is a list of some works which will be presented:
Hommage à L'Histoire by American composer, David Baker (1931-2016)
The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc by American composer, Julius Eastman (1940-1990)
Heat Haze by English composer, Tunde Jegede (1972- )
A La Par by Cuban composer, Tania León (1943- )
Afro-American Suite by American composer, Undine Smith Moore (1904-1989)
Lanscapes of Africa by American composer, Fred Onovwerosuoke (1960-)
L'Arbe aux fleurs by French composer, Thierry Pecou (1965- )
Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings by American composer, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (1932-2004)
Leconian Loops by American composer, Daniel Bernard Roumain (1970- )
Talking Drums by Nigerian composer, Joshus Uzoigwe (1946-2005)
Photography by Belizean/British composer, Errollyn Wallen (1958- )
American Soldier for narrator and orchestra by American composer, James Kimo Williams (1950- )
plus music by:
Valerie Coleman,
Jessie Montgomery,
Samy Moussa,
Gregory Walker,
Julius Williams

and others

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till December 19, 2017)

  January - 10 - 2018  -  MP3
listen  01/10/2018-05:30-06:00
listen  01/10/2018-06:00-07:00
listen  01/10/2018-07:00-08:00
listen  01/10/2018-08:00-09:00
listen  01/10/2018-09:00-10:00
listen  01/10/2018-10:00-11:00


Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 05:30 - 11:00

Other programs devoted to music by black composers

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Swanson, Howard The Negro Speaks of Rivers Odekhiren Amaize, Bass-Baritone, David Korevaar, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS1011  5:31
Moore, Undine Smith Afro-American suite Mallarme Chamber Players Albany Records - TROY1190 5:36
Kay, Ulysses Solemn Prelude The Keynote Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp, conductor Citadel - CTD 88143 5:49
Price, Florence Three Negro Dances Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony, Dr. Patricia J. Foy, conductor Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony - NAUWS 003  5:57
Roumain, Daniel Bernard Lecolion Loops Lecolion Washington, bassoon, Carina Nyberg Washington, clarinet, Ensley, piano Albany Records - TROY1038 6:03
Williams, Julius Toccatina for string orchestra Dvorak Symphony Orchestra, Julius P. Williams Albany Records - TROY1072 6:24
Dett, R. Nathaniel O Holy Lord The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor Marquis - 81293 6:32
Still, William Grant  Two Panamanian Dances Louis Kaufman and George Berres, violins, Alexander Neiman, viola, Terry King, cello Bay Cities - BCD1033 6:39
Uzoigwe, Joshua Talking Drums William Chapman Nyaho, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS 1091 6:46
Hailstork, Adolphus Epitaph for a Man Who Dreamed (In Memoriam: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 061 7:03
Wallen, Errollyn Photography Orchestra X, Nicholas Kok, conductor NMC - D221 7:11
Perry, Zenobia Powell March (Three Notes) Josephine Gandolfi, piano Cambria - CD-1235 7:25
Coleman, Valerie Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano Miriam Adam, clarinet, Evelyn Ulex, piano Eroica - JDT3469 7:27
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 087 7:35
Jegede, Tunde Lamentation Tunde Jegede, cello, London Sinfonietta Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 7:55
Jegede, Tunde Heat Haze Jan Hendrickse, flute, Tunde Jegede, cello, pizzicato cello, Balfon (marimba), Harp-Lute Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 7:59
Montgomery, Jessie Strum Catalyst Quartet Azica - ACD-71302 8:11
Williams, James Kimo American Soldier Gary Sinise, narrator, The Symphony Orchestra of Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, James MacDonald, conductor Little Beck Music - LBM8051 8:18
King, Betty Jackson A Lullaby for You Sebronette Barnes, soprano, Elise Auerbach, piano Senrab Records - SRR 7988 8:35
Onovwerosuoke, Fred Landscapes of Africa The New Horizons Studio Orchestra, Fred Onovwerosuoke, conductor  AGCD - 2071 8:39
Akpabot, Samuel Nigerian Dance No. 3 "Allegretto" National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corpporation, Richard Cock, conductor Marco Polo - 8.223832 8:53
Singleton, Alvin After Fallen Crumbs (In Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Louis Lane, conductor First Edition Music - FECD-0043 8:57
Pecou, Thierry L'arbre aux fleurs Percussions Claviers de Lyon Harmonia mundi - HMC 905269 9:05
Walker, George Hoopla (A Touch of Glee) Sinfonia Varsovia, Ian Hobson, conductor Albany Records - TROY1061 9:24
Walker, Gregory  Bad Rap Gregory Walker, Electronic Violin, The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Bertoluzzi, conductor Newport Classic - NPD 85569  9:32
Eastman, Julius The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc Cello ensemble, Julius Eastman, conductor New World Records - 80638-2 9:41
Pamela Z Badagada Voice with delays Starkland - ST-213 10:05
Moussa, Samy Cyclus Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano, conductor Col Legno - 40409 10:10
Leon, Tania A La Par Kathleen Murray, piano, Dane Richeson, percussion CRI - CD 8823 10:18
Russell, Oswald Jamaican Dance No. 3 William Chapman Nyaho, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS 1091 10:33
Baker, David Homage a L'Histoire James Campbell Ensemble Cala - CACD 77010 10:36
Blackford, Richard I Have A Dream from "King A Musical Testament" Simon Estes, Chorus and orchestra conducted by composer Decca - 425 212-2 10:55