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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.

THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS

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
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS

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
5:30
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