January 15, 2001: African American Connections

In recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, this program presents mostly music with African American connections.

Fanfare I (CD: Praise the Lord) (Gerre Hancock, organ) William Grant Still: Symphony no. 2: Song of a new race (CD: Still: Symphony (Detroit Symphony no. 2 / Dawson: Negro Orchestra; Neeme Järvi) Folk Symphony / Ellington: Harlem) Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin concerto (CD: Violin Concertos (Rachel Barton, violin; Encore by Black Composers of Chamber Orchestra; Daniel Hege) the 18th and 19th Centuries)
Stella nuova (CD: Nova Stella: (Altramar Medieval Music Ensemble) A Medieval Italian Christmas) Leo Sowerby: Psalm 122: I was glad (CD: Evensong for the (Choir of Grace Cathedral; Feast of the Epiphany) John Fenstermaker) 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) G. N. Allen: Precious Lord, take my hand (arr. (CD: Inscription Ringwald) of Hope) (Northwest Girlchoir; Rebecca J. Rottsolk) Good news (arr. W. Dawson) (LP: Rejoice! Give (Choir of Men, Boys and Girls, Trinity thanks and sing) Church, Princeton; John Bertalot) Robert Shaw, arr.: Set down servant (CD: Westminster (The Westminster Choir; Glen Choir at Spoleto Parker, piano; Joseph Flummerfelt) Festival, USA) Henry Purcell: Sonatas in four parts (CD: Purcell: Ten Sonata no. 9 in F Sonatas in Four Parts) Sonata no. 10 in D (London Baroque) John Henry (CD: The Odyssey (Paul Robeson; Sonny Terry, of Paul Robeson) harmonica; Brownie McGee, guitar) Danny boy (CD: The Odyssey (Paul Robeson, voice; of Paul Robeson) Lawrence Brown, piano) Spirituals (CD: Spirituals You can tell the world in Concert) Great day Gospel train (Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman; Chorus & Orchestra; James Levine)
My Lord, what a mornin' (arr. H. T. Burleigh) (CD: Folk Songs) (The Westminster Choir; Joseph Flummerfelt) Florence Price: Suite for organ no. 1 (CD: 15th-20th (Kimberly Marshall, organ) Century Organ Music) Duke Ellington: Mainly Black (CD: Music by The blues (mauve) Ellington & Bartók) Come Sunday (Nigel Kennedy, violin; Alec Dankwork, double bass) Victor Borge: Comedy in music, part II (CD: Victor Borge: Live(!)) No more auction block for me (arr. L. Brown) (CD: The Odyssey (Paul Robeson, voice; of Paul Robeson) Lawrence Brown, piano)
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