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Playlists for Classical Discoveries with Marvin Rosen

 Music of  Black Composers

 

Dates of annual and special programs featuring music by Black Composers like: THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVER or MUSIC FOR KWANZAA

playlists:
12-21-2015 | 12-29-2014 | 01-04-2013 | 12-31-2011 | 12-19-2010 | 02-16-2010 | 12-29-2008 | 12-26-2007 | 12-27-2006 | 12-26-2005 | 12-29-2004 | 02-11-2004 | 01-03-2004 | 01-15-2003 |

MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO NELSON MANDELA- 12-26-2013
DANIEL BERNARD ROMAIN (DBR) - live in WPRB studio - 06-23-2010
TANIA LEÓN - live in WPRB studio - 03-14-2012

Links to interesting websites:
AfriClassical.com - Excellent Educational Web site devoted to the African Heritage in Classical Music
Afrocentric Voices - African-American Composers
Black Composers - Compiled by Richard Greene of Temple University
AfriClassical - Blog - A companion to AfriClassical.com
The Living Composers Project
New Music USA
International Alliance for Women in Music

Links to Internet CD Stores:
Arkiv Music
Allegro Music
Amazon
Princeton Record Exchange - Buy and sell New and Used Classical CDs, DVDs and Classical Record

 

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 05:30 - 11:00
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano CD Baby 5:30
Bonds, Margaret The Negro Speaks of Rivers Darryl Taylor, tenor, Maria Corley, piano Naxos - 8.559136 5:31
Still, William Grant Symphony No. 3 - The Sunday Symphony The North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Carlton R. Woods, conductor Cambria - CD-1060 5:38
Price, Florence Cotton Dance Althea Waites, piano Cambria - CD-1097 6:01
Kay, Ulysses Suite from "The Quiet One" Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra, Kevin Scott, conductor Albany Records - TROY961 6:05
Coleman, Valerie Umoja Imani Winds, Rolando Morales-Matos, percussion Koch International Classics - KIC-CD-7661 6:26
Work, Julian Driftwood Patterns Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony, Dr. Patricia J. Hoy, conductor Northern Arizona University Wind Symphon - NAUWS001 6:31
Dawson, William L. Steal Away The St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong, conductor St. Olaf RecordsE-2159 6:39
Burns, Reynard Carnival Moravian Philharmonic Winds Navona Records - NV5874 - (N*11) 6:47
Williams, James Kimo Fanfare for Life The Symphony Orchestra of Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, James MacDonald, conductor One Omik Music - LBM8051 7:03
Cordero, Roque Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Fanfare Records - 3534 7:07
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Scherzo William Chapman Nyaho, piano Musicians Showcase - MS1091 - (M*06) 7:20
Traditional Afro-Hispanic Peru Morenda Sapukai Alpha - 507 7:32
Baker, David Shades of Blue Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Julius P. Williams, conductor Albany Records - TROY431 7:34
McLin, Lena Johnson A Summer Day Helen Walker-Hill Leonarda - LE 339 8:05
Hailstork, Adolphus Symphony No. 1 Virginia Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, conductor Naxos - 8.559722 8:10
Watkins, Mary D. Five Movements in Color New Black Music Repertory Ensemble, Leslie B. Dunner, conductor Albany Records - TROY1200 8:32
Simpson-Currenton, Evelyn My Soul Hath Found Refuge in Thee Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota, Philip Brunelle, conductor Collins Classics - 14762 9:06
Sowande, Fela Yoruba Lament Lucius Weathersby, organ (1864 "Father" Wills organ at St. Michael & All Angels Church, Great Torrington, Devon, England Albany Records - TROY 440 9:13
El Din, Hazma Escalay (Waterwheel) Kronos Quartet, Hamza El Din, tar Elektra Nonesuch - 9 79275-2 9:24
Guèbrou, Tsegué-Maryam The Mad Man's Daughter Tsegue-Maryam Guegrou, piano Buda Musique - 860122 9:37
Jegede, Tunde String Quartet No. 2 "Reflecting on Beethoven Opus 18, No. 2 Brodsky Quartet Challenge Classics - CC72009 9:42
Alston, Lettie Storm Chaser Flavio Varani, piano, Lettie Alston, electronic keyboards Albany Records - TROY 439 9:55
Perry, Zenobia Powell Sonatine Deon Nielsen Price, piano Cambria - CD-1138 10:07
Eastman, Julius Stay on It Georgia Mitoff, voice, Petr Kotik, piano, Benjamin Hudson, violin, Amrom Chodos, clarinet, Joseph Ford & Doug Gaston, saxophones, Dennis Kahle and Jan Williams, percussion New World Records - 80638-2 - (N*07) 10:14
Walker, George Hoopla (A Touch of Glee) Sinfonia varsovia, Ian Hobson, conductor Albany Records - TROY1061 10:38
Walker, Gregory Bad Rap Gregory Walker, electric violin, The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Bertoluzzi, conductor Newport Classic - NPD 85569 10:45
Roumain, Daniel Bernard (DBR) Hip-Hop Study & Etude in B minor Jade Simmons, piano E1 Entertainment - KIC-CD-7760 10:56
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(M*06)...MSR Classics
(N*07)...New World Records
(N*11)...Navona Records

 

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 05:30 - 11:00
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano CD Baby 5:30
Bonds, Margaret The Negro Speaks of Rivers Darryl Taylor, tenor, Maria Corley, piano Naxos - 8.559136 5:31
Price, Florence B Concerto in One Movement Karen Walwyn, piano, New Black Music Repertory Ensemble, Leslie B. Dunner, conductor Albany Records - TROY1295 5:37
Dett, R. Nathaniel O Holy Lord The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor Marquis Classics - 81293 5:55
Kay, Ulysses Overture to Theater Set Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 061 6:05
Hailstork, Adolphus Symphony No. 3 Grand Rapids Symphony, David Lockington, conductor Naxos - 8.559295 6:11
White, Dolores Rock-a-My Soul Piano Duo Project Albany Records - TROY1383 6:53
Jegede, Tunde Lamentation London Sinfonietta Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 6:59
Uzoigwe, Joshua Talking Drums William Chapman Nyaho, piano MSR Classics - MS1091- (M*06) 7:03
Still, William Grant Symphony No. 3, "The Sunday Symphony" The North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Carlton R. Woods, conductor Cambria - CD-1060 7:18
Smith, Irene Britton Sonata for Violin and Piano Gregory Walker, violin, Helen Walker-Hill, piano Leonarda - LE 339 7:40
Walker, George Lyric for Strings Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Edwin London, conductor Albany Records - TROY 270 8:00
Williams, James Kimo American Soldier Gary Sinise, narrator, The Symphony Orchestra of Saiint Petersburg Philharmonia, James McDonald, conductor Little Beck Music - LBM-8051 8:07
Ellington, Duke orchestrated by Maurice Peress New World a-Comin' Sir Roland Hanna, piano, Stephen Hart, clarinet, American Composers Orchestra, Maurice Peress, conductor Musicmasters - 7011-2 8:22
Singleton, Alvin Shadows Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Shaw, conductor First Edition Music - FECD-0043 8:37
Alston, Lettie Beckon Echoes from the Spirit Cederic D. Alston Roderic S. Leon, Electronic Keyboards Albany Records - TROY 439 9:02
Hilliard, Quincy Coty Marcus Eley, clarinet, Lucerne DeSa, piano Sono Luminus - DSL-92156 9:10
Roumain, Daniel Bernard Ghetto Strings Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Innova - 858 - (I*02) 9:18
Smith Moore, Undine Afro-American Suite Malarme Chamber Players Albany Records - TROY 1190 9:44
Baker, David Suite for Cello and Jazz Trio Manuel Fischer-Dieskau, cello, Monika Herzig, jazz piano, Pavel Klimashevsky, bass, Dieter Schumacher, drums MDG - 903 1841-6 9:59
Eastman, Julius The Holy Presence oof Joan D'Arc Cello ensemble, Julis Eastman, conductor New World Records - 80638-2 - (N*07) 10:19
Akpabot, Samuel Pastorale from Scenes from Nigeria Marcus Eley, clarinet, Lucerne DeSa, piano Sono Luminus - DSL-92156 10:41
Bathory-Kitsz, Dennis A) Don't Shoot - B) I Can't Breathe Demo Version Private Cd 10:45
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(M*06)...MSR Classics
(I*02)...Innova Recordings
(N*07)...New World Records

 

Friday, January 04, 2013 - 05:30 - 11:00
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano CD Baby 5:30
Bonds, Margaret The Negro Speaks of Rivers Daryl Taylor, Tenor, Maria Corley, Piano Naxos - 8.559136 5:31
Johnson, Frances Bingham's Cotillion Tami Lee Hughes, Violin, Ellen Bottorff, Piano Albany Records - TROY1293 5:36
Akpabot, Samuel Three Nigerian Dances National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cock, conductor Marco Polo - 8.223832 5:39
Price, Florence The Deserted Garden Zina Schiff, Violin, Cameron Grant, Piano 4Tay - CD-4005 5:49
Still, William Grant Suite for Violin and Orchestra Louis Kaufman, Violin, The Standard Hour Symphony Orchestra, Henry Svedrofsky, conductor Bay Cities - BCD 1033 5:52
Coleman, Valerie Umoja Imani Winds, Rolando Morales-Matos, Percussion Koch International Classics - CD-7661 6:07
Dett, R. Nathaniel In the Bottoms Natalie Hinderas, Piano CRI - CD 629 - (N*07) 6:12
Swanson, Howard Death Song Kevin Maynor, Bass, Eric Olsen, Piano Fleur de Son Classics - FDS 57942 6:32
Swanson, Howard Short Symphony American Recording Society Orchestra, Dean Dixon, conductor American Recording Society (LP) - ARS 116 6:37
Cordero, Roque Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra Chicago sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 061 6:51
King, Betty Jackson Springtime Robert Honeysucker, Baritone, Vivian Taylor, Piano Koch International Classics - 3-7247-2 7:04
Walker, George String Quartet No. 1 Son Sonora String Quartet Albany Records - TROY1082 7:08
Nash, Gary Powell Deformation V for Bassoon & Piano after J.S. Bach's Allegro from Sonata II in A minor for Solo Violin Lecolion Washington, Bassoon, Mark Ensley, Piano Albany Records - TROY1038 7:32
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Movement for String Trio Sanford Allen, Violin, Jesse Levine, Viola, Carter Brey, Cello Cedille - CDR 90000 087 7:38
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Grass:Poem for Piano, Strings and Percus sion Joseph Joubert, Piano, chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 087 7:44
Roumain, Daniel Bernard (DBR) Filter Daniel Bernard Roumain, Violin DBR Music Productions 8:02
Williams, James Kimo, Symphony for the Sons of Nam Chicago Sinfonietta, James Freeman, Conductor Fanfare Records Inc. - 3534 8:08
Labi, Gyimah Earthbeats, Op. 22 from "Six Dialects in African Pianism" William Chapman Nyaho, Piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS1091 - (M*06) 8:31
Hailstork, Adolphus Sonata da Chiesa Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 499 8:41
Jegede, Tunde Island of Cold Tunde Jegede, Cello, London Sinfonietta Tricon - TriCD 1001 9:02
Baker, David Jazz Suite for Clarinet and Symphony Orchestra:Three Ethnic Dances Alan Balter, Clarinet, Akron symphony, alan Balter, Conductor Telarc - CD-80409 9:13
Sowande, Fela Africa Suite CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi, Conductor CBC Records - SMCD 5135 9:36
Alston, Lettie Daylight Lettie Alston, Electronic Keyboards, Cedric Alston, Synthesizer Albany Records - TROY 439 10:03
Hughes, Chad E. 1st Suite for Violoncello Anthony Elliott, Cello Anthony Elliott 10:08
Kay, Ulysses Concerto for Orchestra Teatro La Fenice Symphony Orchestra, Jonel Perlea, Conductor Remington (LP) - R-199-173 10:15
Leon, Tania Satine Quattro Mani Bridge Records - 9231 - (B*02) 10:34
El Din, Hamza Escalay (Waterwheel) Kronos Quartet, Hanza El din, Tar Nonesuch - 9 79275-2 10:40
Roumain, Daniel Bernard Sonata For Violiin and Turntables Daniel Bernard Roumain, Violin, DJ Scientific DBR Music Productions 10:54
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(A*01)...Arkiv Music
(A*07)...Allegro Music
(B*01)...Bridge Records, Inc
(M*06)...MSR Classics
(N*07)...New World Records

 

Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 5:30 - 9:00am
MUSIC FOR KWANZAA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano CD Baby 5:30
Bonds, Margaret Troubled Water Helen Walker-Hill, Piano Leonarda - LE 339 5:31
Khumalo, Mzilikazi Five African folk songs National Symphony Orchestra of the south African Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cock, conductorq Marco Polo - 8.223832 5:37
Anon 18th Century Peru The Congo La Chimera Naive - E8931 5:59
Williams, Julius P. Myths of History Louise Toppin, Soprano, Dvorak symphony Orchestra, Julius P. Williams, conductor Albany Records - TROY1314 6:03
Price, Florence Three Negro Dances Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony, Dr. Patricia J. Hoy, conductor Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony - NAUWS 003 6:13
Shirley J Thompson New Nation Rising (A 21st Century Symphony) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Westminster Voices, Newham Academy Choir, Westminster Voices, Mark De-Liser, Maria Awa, Nicholas Sherwood, Vocalists, Shirley J. Thompson, Conductor Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - RPO SP 001 6:20
Dett, R. Nathaniel Cinnamon Grove - Suite for Piano Phoenix Park-Kim, Piano MSR Classics - MS 1372 - (M*06) 7:03
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille -CDR 90000 087 7:19
Jegede, Tunde Lamentation Members of the London Sinfonietta Triciom Records -TriCD 1001 7:38
Roumain, Daniel Bernard (DBR) Lecolion Loops Lecolion Washington, Bassoon, Carina Nyberg Washington, Clarinet, Mark Ensley, Piano Albany Records - TROY 1038 7:42
Perry, Julia By the Sea Sebronette Barnes, Soprano, Elise Auerbach, Piano Senrab Records - SRR7988 8:03
Still, William Grant Symphony No. 3 "The Sunday Symphony" Fort Smith Symphony, John Jeter, Conductor Naxos - 8.559676 8:07
Coleman, Valerie Suite: Portraits of Josephine Imani Winds Koch International Classics - KIC-CD-7696 8:27
Still, William Grant Song for the Lonely Lecoliion Washinton, Bassoon, Mark Ensley, Piano Albany Records - TROY 1038 8:56
Links where to buy CD used in current show
(A*01)...Arkiv Music
(M*06). MSR Classics

 

Sunday, December 19, 2010 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
MUSIC FOR KWANZAA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Monk, Thelonious Ruby My Dear Alan Feinberg, Piano Argo - 436 925-2 10:00
Gaye, Marvin What's Going On   Motown - 3746360582 10:05
Still, William Grant Blues from Lenox Avenue Suite Louis Kaufman, Violin, Annette Kaufman, Piano Bay cities - BCD 1019 10:10
Still, William Grant Bells Denver Oldham, Piano Koch International Classics - 3-7084 10:15
Suso, Foday Musa Desert Wedding Dance Foday Musa Suso, Kora Orange Mountain Music - 0053 10:24
Fitzgerald, Ella A-Tisket A-Tasket   Sony Music Special Products- A 25241 10:33
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child from Five Negro Melodies, Op. 59, No. 1 The Coleridge Ensemble Afka - SK-543 10:37
Williams, James Kimo American Soldier Gary Sinise, Narrator, The Symphony Orchestra of the Saint Petersburg Philharmoniam James MacDonald, Conductor Little Beck Music 10:42
Turpin, Tom Harlem Rag Roger Shields, Piano VoxBox - CD3X 3027 11:00
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes If You don't Know Me By Now   Sony Music Special Products - A 25241 11:04

Roumain, Daniel Bernard (DBR)

Filter Daniel Bernard Roumain, Violin DBR Music - no number 11:07
Roumain, Daniel Bernard (DBR) Hip-Hop Study & Etude in B-Minor Jade Simmons, Piano E1 Music - KIC-CD-7760 11:11
Handy, W.C. St. Louis Blues Louis Armstrong, Trumpet, Lewisohn Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein, Conductor Sony Classical - SMK 60556 11:11
Walker, George Lyric for Strings Son Sonora String Quartet Naxos - 8.559659 11:18
Walker, Gregory T.S Bad Rap Gregory T.S. Walker, Electroni Violin, The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Bertoluzzi, Conductor NPD 85569 11:26
Ellington, Duke, arr. Marsalis, Wynton A Tone Parallel in Harlem New York Philharmonic, Kurt Masur, conductor, Liincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Conductor New York Philharmonic - Vol.2/Disc 1 (American Collection) 11:36
Marsalis, Wynton Happy March from "A Fiddler's Tale Suite" Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Sony Classical - SK 60979 11:56
Checker, Chubby The Twist   Colectables Records - COL-CD-2518 11:58
Hailstork, Adolphus Celebration! Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, conductor Sony Music Custom Marketing Group - DSO-1111 12:01
The O'Jays I Love Music   Colectables Records - COL-CD-2518 12:05
Bonds, Margaret The Negro speaks of Rivers Daryl Taylor, Tenor, Maria Corley, Piano Naxos - 8.559136 12:12
Guebrou, Tsegue-Maryam A Mad Man's Laughter Guebrou, Tsegue-Maryam Buda Musique - 860122 12:18
The Stylistics Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)   Karussell International - 551 114-2 12:23
Hendrix, Jimi, Haimovitz, Matt, arr. Machine Gun Uccello, all-cello band Oxiingale - OX2011 12:28
Vaughan, Sarah Say You'll Wait for Me   Sony Music Special Products - A 25241 12:42
Kay, Ulysses Galop from Six Dances for For Strings Westphalian Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, conductor Vox Box - CDX 5157 12:46
Johnson, James P. Drums - A Symphonic Poem The Concordia Orchestra, Marin Alsop, conductor MusicMasters - 67140-2 12:51

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 5:30am - 8:30am
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Bonds, Margaret The Negro Speaks of Rivers Darryl Taylor, Tenor, Maria Corley, Piano Naxos - 8.559136 5:30
Still, William Grant Lyric Quartet Oregon String Quartet Koch International Classics - 3-7546-2 5:37
Dickerson, Roger Essay for Band The Keystone Wind Ensemble, Myron Moss, Conductor Citadel Records - CTD 88143 5:52
Smith Moore, Undine Tambourines to Glory Chorus of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota, Philip Brunelle, Conductor Collins - 14762 6:03
Sowande, Fela African Suite CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi, conductor CBC Records - SMCD 5135 6:06
de Oliveiro, Manoel Dias Miserere XVIII-21 Musiques des Lumieres, Jean-Christophe Frisch, Conductor K617 - K617113 6:33
Kay, Ulysses Brief Elegy for Oboe and Strings Oscar Petty, Oboe, Billings Symphony Orchestra - Billings Montana, Uri Barnea, Conductor Innova - 501 6:40
Uzoigwe, Joshua Talking Drums William Chapman Nyaho, Piano Musicians Showcase - MS1091 - (M*06) 6:45
Anon. Africa Rezo a la Madre Tierra Sapukai Alpha Productions - 507 7:01
Singleton, Alvin Shadows Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Shaw, Conductor First Edition Music - FECD-0043 7:06
Guebrou, Tsegue-Maryam Mother's Love Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou, Piano Buda Musique - 860122 7:30
Suso, Foday Musa Lovers Dance Fody Musa Suso, Kora Orange Mountain Music - 0053 7:36
Jegede, Tunde Island Of Cold Tunde Jegede, Cello, Members of the London Sinfonietta Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 7:43
Walker, George Hoopla (A touch of Glee) Sinfonia Varsovia, Ian Hobson, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 1061 7:53
Eastman, Julius The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc Cello Ensemble, Julius Eastmans, conductor New World Records - 80638-2 8:01
Russell, Oswald Jamaican Dance William Chapman Nyaho, Piano Musicians Showcase - MS1091 8:23
Swanson, Howard The Negro Speaks of Rivers Odekhiren Amaize, Bass-Baritone, David Korevaar, Piano Musicians Showcase - MS1011 8:26

 

 

Monday, December 29, 2008 - 8:30am to 11:00am
MUSIC FOR KWANZAA

Perry, Julia -I'm a Poor Lil'Orphan (spiritual) - Ruth Hamilton, Contralto, Vivian Taylor, Piano - Koch International Classics - 3-7247-2 -( 8:31)
Hailstork, Adolphus -Sonata da Chiesa - Strings of the Czech Bational Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY 499 -(8:37)
Hailstork, Adolphus -Nocturne - Chorus of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota, Philip Brunelle, Conductor - Collins Classics - 14762 -(8:55)
Still, William Grant -Summerland - Videmus - New World Records - 80399-2 -(9:04)
Coleman, Valerie -Concerto for Wind Quintet - Imani Winds - Koch International Classics - KIC-CD-7599 -(9:10)
Holt, Nora Douglas -Negro Dance, Op. 25, No. 1 - Helen Walker-Hill, Piano - Leonarda - LE 339 -(9:27)
Williams, Julius-Toccatina for String Orchestra - Dvorak Symphony Orchestra, Julius Williams, conductor - Albany Records - TROY1072 -(9:30)
Walker, George -Address for Orchestra - Siinfonia Varsovia, Ian Hobson, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY1061 -(9:39 )
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor -Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings - Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille Records - CDR 90000 066 -(10:02)
Singleton, Alvin -After Fallen Crumbs - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Louis Lane, Conductor - First Edition - FECD-0043 -(10:19)
Smith, Hale -Dialogues & Commentaries - Boston Musica Viva, Richard Pittman, Conductor - CRI - CD 860 -(10:26)
Banfield, William -Essay for Orchestra - Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille - CDR 90000 066 -(10:39)
Jennings, Joseph -An Old Black Woman, Homeless and Indistinct - Chorus and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota, Philip Brunelle, Conductor - Collins Classics - 14762 -(10:50)

 

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 - between 5:30 to 11:00am
MUSIC FOR KWANZAA

William Grant Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - Lynn Chang, Violin, Vivian Taylor, Piano - New World Records - 80399
Coleridge Taylor-Perkinson - Generations: Sinfonietta No. 2 for Strings - Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille - CDR 90000 087
Tunde Jegede - Heat Haze - Tunde Jegede, Cello, Marimba and Kora, Jan Hedrickse, Flute, Members of London Sinfonietta - Triciom - TriCD 1001
James Kimo Williams - Symphony for the Sons of Nam - The Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Russia, James MacDonald, Conductor - Little Beck Music - LBM8051 -
Daniel Bernard Roumain - Quartet No. 5 "Rosa Parks" - Lark Quartet - Endeavour Classics - END 1018
Tsegue-Maryam Guegrou - The Homeless Wanderer - Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou, Piano - Buda Musique - 860122
Adolphus Hailstork - Symphony no. 2 - Grand Rapids Symphony, David Lockington, Conductor - Naxos - 8.559295
Lettie Alston - The Journey: The Longest Mile - Lettie Alston, Piano - Albany Records - TROY 439 2
Paquito D'Rivera - Aires Tropicales - Imani Winds, Rene Marie, Voice, Rolando Morales Matos, Percussion - Koch International Classics - KIC-CD- 7599
Michael Abels - Global Warming - Chicago sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille - CDR 90000 066


 

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 - 5:40 to 11:00 AM
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS

5:40am - 7:00am
Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges - Symphony in D Major, Opus 11, No. 2 - Chamber Orchestra of Versailles, Bernard Wahl, conductor - Arion - ARN 55434
H. Leslie Adams - Etude No. 1 in G minor - Maria Corley, Piano - Albany Records - TROY 639 -
H Leslie Adams- Etude No. 8 in G-flat Major - Maria Corley, Piano - Albany Records - TROY 639 -
George Walker - Folk songs for Orchestra (1990) - Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Edwin London, conductor - Albany Records - TROY 270
Samuel Akpabot - Nigerian Dance No. 1 from "Three Nigerian Dances" - National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cock, Conductor - Marco Polo - 8.223832
Manoel Dias de Oliveira- Magnificat - XVIII-21 Musique des Lumieres, Jean-Christophe Frisch, Conductor - K617 - K617113
Florence Price - Sympathy - Louise Toppin, Soprano, John O'Brien, Piano - Albany Records - TROY 385 -
Florence Price- The Glory of the Day Was in Her Face - Jay A. Pierson, Baritone, Baritone, John O'Brien, Piano - Albany Records - TROY 385
Gary Nash - Fraternal Prelude (1997) - The Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp, Conductor - Citadel - CTD 88143
Michael Abels - Global Warming (1990) - Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille Records - CDR 90000 066
7:00am - 8:00am
Julia Perry - How Beautiful are the Feet - Sebronette Barnes, Soprano, Elise Auerbach, Piano - Senrab Records - SRR7988
Chad E. Hughes- 1st Suite for Solo Violoncello - Anthony Elliott, Cello - Anthony Elliott
James P. Johnson - Drums - A Symphonic Poem - The Concordia Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Conductor - Musicmasters - 67140-2
Tunde Jegede - Departure - Tunde Jegede, Cello and Harp-Lute (Kora) - Triciom - TriCD 1001
Traditional Africa- Rezo a la Madre Tierra (Prayer to the Mother Earth) - Diana Baroni, Sapukái - Alpha Productions - 507
Fela Sowande - Nostalgia and Lullaby from "African Suite" - Strings of the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi, Conductor - CBC Records - SMCD 5135
Hale Smith - "March Moon" from "Beyond the Rim of the Day" - Darryl Taylor, Tenor, Maria Corley, Piano - Naxos - 8.559136
Lettie Alston - Echoes of the Spirit (2000) - Cederic D. Alston and Roderic S. Leon, Electronic Keyboards - Albany Records - TROY 439 2
8:00am - 9:00am
Jeff Scott - Titilayo - Imani Winds - Koch International Classics - KIC-CD-7661
Gyimah Labi - "Earthbeats" from "Six Dialects in African Pianism" - William Chapman Nyaho, Piano - MSR Recordings - MS1091
Adolphus Hailstork - Two Romances for Viola and Chamber Ensemble - The Virginia Chamber Players with Beverly Baker, viola - Albany Records - TROY 612
R. Nathaniel Dett - Ave Maria - VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, Philip Brunelle, Conductor - Clarion - CLR907CD
Ulysses Kay - Round Dance and Polka from "Six Dances for String Orchestra" - Westphalian Symphony Orchestra, Recklinghausen, Paul Freeman, conductor - VoxBox - CDX 5157
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson - Grass: Poem for Piano, Strings & Percussion - Joseph Joubert, Piano, Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille Records - CDR 90000 087
9:00am - 10:00am
Undine Smith Moore - We shall Walk Through the Valley - Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series os Minnesota, Philip Brunelle, conductor - Collins Classics - 11762
José Mauricio Nunes Garcia - "Laudate Dominum" - Ensemble Turicum, Luiz Alves da Silva, Conductor - K617 - K617131
William Grant Still - Symphony No. 3, "The Sunday Symphony" - The North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Carlton R. Woods, conductor - Cambria - CD-1060
David N. Baker - Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1986) - Marcus Eley, Clarinet, Lucerne DeSa, Piano - Arabesque Recordings - Z6703
10:00am - 11:00am
Tania León - "A La Par" (1986) - Kathleen Murray, Piano, Dane Richeson, Pervussion - CRI - 823
Dolores White - Crystal Gazing (1994) - Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Edwin London, conductor - Albany Records - 303 -
Howard Swanson - The Negro Speaks of Rivers - Odekhiren Amaize, Bass-Baritone, David Korevaar, Piano - MSR Recordings - MS1011
Julius Eastman - The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc for Cello Ensemble (1981) - Cello Ensemble, Julius Eastman, conductor - New World Records - 80638
Margaret Bonds - The Negro Speaks of Rivers - Darryl Taylor, Tenor, Maria Corley, Piano - Naxos - 8.559136

 

Monday, December 26, 2005 - 5:40 to 8:30 AM
MUSIC FOR KWANZAA

5:40am - 7:00am

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Fantasiestucke for String Quartet - The Coleridge Ensemble - Afka Records - SK-543
Estelle D. Ricketts - Rippling Spring Waltz - Katherine Boyes, Piano - Katherine Boyes - 5639
Florence B. Price - Sebronette Barnes , Soprano, Elise Auerbach, Piano - Senrab Records SRR7988
Florence B. Price - Out of the South Blew a Wind - Sebronette Barnes, Soprano, Elise Auerbach, Piano - Senrab Records - SRR
William Grant Still -
18th Cent. African Lament - "Senzala" - Miguel Kertsman, Musical Director - Sony Classical - SK 62882
Dumisani Maraire - Mother Nozipo - Kronos Quartet - Elektra Nonesuch - 79275-2
Joshua Uzoigwe - Talking Drums - William Chapman Nyaho , Piano - MSR Classics - MS1091
7:00am -8:00am
John Coltrane - Bessie's Blues - Pete Rose, Tenor Recorder - American Festival of Microtonal Music, Inc - P-200204 -
Tunde Jegede - Island of Cold - Tunde Jegede, Cello, London Sinfonietta - Tricom Records - TriCD 1001
Inacio Parreiras Neves - "Salve Regina" - XVIII-21 Musique des Lumieres, Jean-Christophe Frisch, Conductor - K617 - K617113
Adolphus Hailstork - Sonata da Chiesa - Strings of Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY 499
James Kimo Williams - American Soldier (1999) - Gary Sinise, Narrator, The Symphony Orchestra of Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, James MacDonald, Conductor - One Omik Music - LBM8051 -

8:00am -8:30am
Errollyn Wallen - Horseplay - The Continuum Ensemble , Philip Headlam, Conductor - Avie - AV 0006 -
Tunde Jegede- Lamentation - Members of the London Sinfonietta - Triciom Records - TriCD 100


 

Wednesday, December 29, 2004 - 6:00 to 8:30 AM
MUSIC FOR KWANZAA

6:00am - 7:00am
Adolphus Hailstork - Celebration! - Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Sony Music Custom Marketing Group - dso-1111
Florence Price - The Oak - The Women's Philharmonic, Apo Hsu, Conductor - Koch International Classics - 3-7518-2
pWilliam Grant Still - "Summerland", from "Three Visions" - Greg Mccallum, piano - MSR Classics - MS 1092
William Grant Still - Symphony No. 3, "The Sunday Symphony" - The North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Carlton R. Woods, Conductor - Cambria - CD-1060
Lena Johnson McLin - A Summer Day - Helen Walker-Hill, Piano - Leonarda - LE 339
Ulysses Kay - Solemn Prelude - The Keystone Wind Ensemble, Myron Moss, Conductor - Citadel - CTD 88143
7:00am - 8:00am
Julia Perry - "I'm a Poor Lil' Orphan" (Spiritual) - Ruth Hamilton, Alto, Vivian Taylor, Piano - Koch International Classics - 3-7247
pMichael Abels - Global Warming - Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille Records - CDR 90000 066
Lettie Beckon Alston - Storm Chaser - Flavio Varani, Piano, Lettie B. Alston, Electronic Sounds - Albany Records - TROY 439
Adolphus Hailstork - The Song of Deborah - The Harvard University Choir, Murray Forbes Somerville, conductor - Pro Organo - CD 7085
Adolphus Hailstork - "Sanctum" - Beverly Baker, Viola, Charles Woodward, Piano - Albany Records - TROY 612
James P. Johnson - Harlem Symphony - The Concordia Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Conductor - MusicMasters - 67140-2
8:00am 8:30am
R. Nathaniel Dett - Weeping Mary - The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, Conductor - Marquis Classics - 12932 1
George Walker - Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra - Christian Lindberg, Trombone, Malmo Symphony Orchestra, James DePriest, conductor - BIS - CD-628


 

February 11, 2004- 9:00-11:00am
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS

09:00am-11:00am
Howard Swanson - The Negro Speaks of Rivers - Odekhiren Amaize, Bass-Baritone,David Korevaar, Piano - Musicians Showcase - MS 1011
William Grant Still - Folk Suite No. 2 - Sierra Winds - Cambria - CD-1083
William Grant Still - Dismal Swamp = Richard Fields, Piano, Cincinnati Philharmonic Orchestra, Jindong Cai, Conductor - Centaur - CRC 2331
Inacio Parreiras Neves - "Salve Regina" - XVIII-21 Musique des Lumiered, Jean-Christophe Frisch, Conductor - K 617 - K617113
Arr. Mzilikazi Khumalo - "Bawo Thixo Somandla" from "Five African Songs" - National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cock, Conductor - Marco Polo - 8.223832
Amadu Bansang Jobarteh - "Lambang" - Tunde Jegede, Harp-Lute (Kora) - Triciom Records - TriCD 1002
R. Nathaniel Dett - "Ave Maria" - The Nathaniel Dett Chorale - Marquis Classics - 81293
Florence Price - Suite No. 1 for Organ - Kimberly Marshall, Organ - Gamut Classics - GAM CD 539

10:00am-11:00am
Roberto Sierra - A Joyous Overture - Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Zdenek Macal, Conductor - Koss Classics - KC-1021
Adolphus Hailstork - String Quartet No. 1 - The Virginia Chamber Players - Albany Records - TROY612
Traditional Afro-Hispanic Peru - "Morenada" - Sapukai - Alpha - 507
Negro Spiritual - He had to Run - Krokus - Tutl - FKT 15
Roque Cordero - Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra - Chicago sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille - CDR 90000 061
Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia - "Dies Sanctificatus" - Ensemble Turicum - K617 - K617131
Tania Leon - "Bata" - Foundation Philharmonic Orchestra, David Snell, Conductor - Atma - ACD 2 2199
Margaret Bonds - The Negro Speaks of Rivers - Darryl Taylor, Tenor, Maria Corley, Piano - Naxos - 8.559136

 

January 03, 2004 - 6:00 to 9:00am
MUSIC FOR KWANZAA

6:00am - 7:00am
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - "Sometimes I feel like a motherless child" from Five Negro Melodies - The Coleridge Ensemble - Akfa - SK-543
Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges - String Quartet, Opus 1, No. 1 - Jean-Noel Molard String Quartet - Arion - ARN 55425
William Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - Detroit Symphony Orchestrs, Neeme Jarvi, Conductor - Chandos Records - CHAN 9226
Irene Britton Smith - Sonata for Violin and Piano -Gregory Walker, Violin, Helen Walker-Hill, Piano - Leonarda - LE 339
7:00am - 8:00am
Samuel Akpabot - Nigerian Dance #3 - National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cock, Conductor - Marco Polo - 8.223832
Féla Sowandé - African Suite - CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi, Conductor - SMCD 5135
Traditional Afro-Hispanic-Peru - "Tonada the Congo" - Sapukai - Alpha - 507
William Grant Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - Lynn Chang, Violin, Vivian Taylor, Piano - New World Records - 80399-2
Michael Abels - Global Warming - Chicago Sinfonietts, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Cedille Records - CDR 90000 066
8:00am - 9:00am
Valerie Capers - "Cool-Trane" and "Billie's Song" from "Portraits in Jazz" - Helen Walker Hill, Piano - Leonarda - LE 339
Lettie Beckon Alston - Keyboard Maniac (Rhapsody No. 4) - Flavio Verani, Piano - Albany Records - TROY439 2
Ulysses Kay - Brief Elegy for Oboe and Strings - Oscar Petty, Oboe, Billings Symphony Orchestra Billings, Montana, Uri Barnea, Conductor - Innova - 501
Adolphus Hailstork - "Sonata da Chiesa" - Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY499
Tunde Jegede - Lamentation - Tunde Jegede, Cello, Members of London Sinfonietta - Triciom Records - TriCD 1001
George Walker - Folk Songs for Orchestra - Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Edwin London, conductor - Albany Records - TROY 270
Duke Ellington - Solitude - Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi, conductor - Chandos Records - CHAN 9227

 

January 15, 2003 - 6:00-8:30 am
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS

6:00am - 7:00am
Francis Johnson - Thr Philadelphia Gray's Quickstep - Matthew H. Philips & Symph. Orch. of America - Albany Records - Troy 103
David Baker - Aspects of Andy - James Cambell & Ensemble - Cala - CACD 77010
Manoel Dias de Oliveira - "Miserere" - Musique des Lumieres, Jean-Christophe Firsch, dir. - K617 - K617130
Howard Swanson - The Negro Speaks of Rivers - Odekhiren Amaize, bass & David Korevaar, piano - Musicians Showcase - MS 1011
Errollyn Wallen - "Dervish" -Ensemble X - Avie - AV 0006
Lettie Beckon Alston - Keyboard Maniac (Rhapsody No. 4) - composer at piano - Albany Records - TROY 439
Ulysses S. Kay - Brief Elegy for Oboe and Strings - Oscar Petty, oboe & Billings Symphony Orch. Uri Barnea cond. - Innova - 501
Tunde Jegede - Still Moment - composer at cora (Harp Lute)- Tricom Records - TriCD 1002
7:00am - 8:00am
Negro Spiritual - Freedom - The Golden Gate Quartet - Bridge Records - 9114
James "Kimo" Williams - Symphony for the Sons of Nam - Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, cond.- Intersound - 3534
Teodora Gines - "Son de La Ma Teodora" - The Ars Femina Ensemble - Nannerl Records - No #
Fela Sowande - "Nostalgia" from African Suite - CBC Vancouver Orch. Mario Bernardi, cond. - CBC Records - SMCD 5135
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - "The Stones are Very Hard" from "24 Negro Melodies" - Frances Walker, piano - Orion - 7806-2
Inacio Parreiras Neves - "Salve Regina" - Musique des Lumieres, Jean-Christophe Firsch, dir. - K617 - K617130
Obo Addy - "Our Beginning" The Kronos Quartet - Elektra Nonesuch - 79275-2
William Grant Still - Miniatures for Flute, Oboe and Piano - Peter Christ, oboe, Shanley Gratel, flute, Sharon Davis, piano, - Crystal Records - CD321
8:00am - 8:30am
Adolphus Hailstork - "Sonata da Chiesa" - Czech National Symph. Orch. Paul Freeman, cond.- Albany Records - Troy 499
R. Nathaniel Dett - "Juba" from "In the Bottoms" - Natalie Hinderas, piano - CRI - CD 629