January 17, 2000: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This program falls on the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday. In commemoration of this day, most of the music in this program has connections to African Americans.

Fanfare I (CD: Praise the Lord) (Gerre Hancock, organ) Florence Price: Suite for Organ No. 1 (CD: 15th-20th (Kimberly Marshall, organ) Century Organ Music) Joseph White: Violin concerto in F-sharp minor (1864) (CD: Violin Concertos (Rachel Barton, violin; Encore by Black Composers of Chamber Orchestra; Daniel Hege) the 18th and 19th Centuries) William Grant Still: Ennanga (CD: Works by (Videmus) William Grant Still)
Good news (arr. W. Dawson) (CD: Best of Trinity (Choir of Men, Boys and Girls, Trinity Choirs, Volume II) Church, Princeton; John Bertalot) Balfour Gardiner: Te lucis (CD: Best of Trinity (Choir of Men, Boys and Girls, Trinity Choirs, Volume II) Church, Princeton; John Bertalot) Henry Purcell: O God, thou art my God (CD: Purcell: Complete (Choir of New College, Oxford; Anthems and Services, The King's Consort; Robert King) Vol. 5) Ulysses S. Kay: A new song: 3 psalms for chorus (CD: Choral Music by (Choir of Trinity Church, 20th Century American Wall Street; Larry King) Composers) Lord, I want to be a Christian (CD: Where the Sun (Chanticleer) Will Never Go Down) Michael Tippett: Five Negro spirituals from A Child of (CD: Tippett: Our Time Choral Music) Steal away Nobody knows Go down Moses By and by Deep river (Choir of Christ Church Cathedral; Stephen Darlington) Spirituals (CD: Paul Robeson: Sometimes I feel Ballad for Americans) Get on board, little children (Paul Robeson; American Peoples Chorus; Nathaniel Shilkret) James Weldon Johnson & J. Rosamund Johnson: Lift every (CD: Works by voice and sing (arr. Still) William Grant Still) (Videmus)
Scott Joplin: Treemonisha (CD: Joplin: Act I Treemonisha) (Carmen Balthrop (Treemonisha); Betty Allen (Monisha); Curtis Rayem (Remus); Willard White (Ned); Ben Harney (Zodzetrick); Cora Johnson (Lucy); Kenneth Hicks (Andy); Dorceal Duckens (Luddud); Dwight Ransom (Cephus); Raymond Bazemore (Simon); Edward Pierson (Pastor Alltalk); Houston Grand Opera; Gunther Schuller) Act III Finale: A Real Slow Drag H. T. Burleigh, arr.: My Lord, what a mornin' (CD: Westminster (The Westminster Choir; Choir at Spoleto Joseph Flummerfelt) Festival, USA) G. N. Allen: Precious Lord, take my hand (arr. (CD: Inscription Ringwald) of Hope) (Northwest Girlchoir; Rebecca J. Rottsolk) Children go where I send thee (CD: Standing in (Fairfield Four) the Safety Zone)
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