This volume profiles black classical musicians and composers from England, Europe, and the US from 1500 to 2000, particularly John Blanke, Ignatius Sancho, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Joseph Emidy, George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
, Rudolph Dunbar, Scott Joplin, Florence Beatrice Price, William Grant Still, Margaret Allison Bonds, and 20th-century African American composers of classical music.
The Chicago Sinfonietta's annual "MLK Tribute Concert" features guest conductors Kedrick Armstrong and Kellen Gray and works by Beethoven, Coleridge-Taylor
, Tippet and more today and Monday at two locations: first at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E.
True, the programme was a safe bet, with Elgar's Enigma Variations and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto designed to attract a large enthusiastic audience, and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
's little-known Ballade in A minor included to tickle critical interest.
In a small side room, playwright Tanik Gupta's choice from Othello, Act 5, Scene 2, features a work by sound artist James Bulley combining Paul Robeson playing the part in 1949, over a musical composition by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
, and a printed representation of the sounds.
In honor of the reopening, the Rite Aid Foundation presented a $10,000 donation to Bettye Adams, principal of The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
March 21, 1915: Huddersfield Choral Society confirmed three concerts for the forthcoming season - Verdi's Requiem, The Messiah and Coleridge-Taylor
Works by Amy Beach and Marion Bauer are featured along with works by Sibelius, Palmgren, Foster, Coleridge-Taylor
, Rosamond Johnson, Hermann Bellstedt, Dvo?ak, Gluck, Grainger, MacDowell, Beethoven, and many others.
Perkinson, Howard Swanson.
And there was Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
's Hiawatha's Wedding Feast, probably his best-known work and once a piece hard to avoid for anyone who watches the work of choirs and choral societies.
All this prettiness seems a little trivial when confronted with the sheer over-the-top fun of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
's Hiawatha's Wedding Feast.
's music was coming through from the back of the house, loud and clear: When thou smilest, my beloved...
African-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
's massive arrangement of "Deep River" tests the extremes of volume control.