Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

The Negro Speaks of Rivers - Music by Black Composers

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (1st section) Jennifer Castellano, Piano 5:30
Bonds, Margaret The Negro Speaks of Rivers Daryl Taylor, Tenor, Maria Corley, Piano Naxos - 5:31
Johnson, Frances Bingham's Cotillion Tami Lee Hughes, Violin, Ellen Bottorff, Piano Albany Records - 5:36
Akpabot, Samuel Three Nigerian Dances National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cock, conductor Marco Polo - 5:39
Price, Florence The Deserted Garden Zina Schiff, Violin, Cameron Grant, Piano 4Tay - 5:49
Still, William Grant Suite for Violin and Orchestra Louis Kaufman, Violin, The Standard Hour Symphony Orchestra, Henry Svedrofsky, conductor Bay Cities - 5:52
Coleman, Valerie Umoja Imani Winds, Rolando Morales-Matos, Percussion Koch International Classics - 6:07
Dett, R. Nathaniel In the Bottoms Natalie Hinderas, Piano CRI - 6:12
Swanson, Howard Death Song Kevin Maynor, Bass, Eric Olsen, Piano Fleur de Son Classics - 6:32
Swanson, Howard Short Symphony American Recording Society Orchestra, Dean Dixon, conductor American Recording Society (LP) - 6:37
Cordero, Roque Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra Chicago sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor Cedille - 6:51
King, Betty Jackson Springtime Robert Honeysucker, Baritone, Vivian Taylor, Piano Koch International Classics - 7:04
Walker, George String Quartet No. 1 Son Sonora String Quartet Albany Records - 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 - 7:32
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Movement for String Trio Sanford Allen, Violin, Jesse Levine, Viola, Carter Brey, Cello Cedille - 7:38
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Grass:Poem for Piano, Strings and Percussion Joseph Joubert, Piano, chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Conductor Cedille - 7:44
Roumain, Daniel Bernard 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. 8:08
Labi, Gyimah Earthbeats, Op. 22 from "Six Dialects in African Pianism" William Chapman Nyaho, Piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - 8:31
Hailstork, Adolphus Sonata da Chiesa Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, Conductor Albany Records - 8:41
Jegede, Tunde Island of Cold Tunde Jegede, Cello, London Sinfonietta Tricon 9:02
Baker, David Jazz Suite for Clarinet and Symphony Orchestra:Three Ethnic Dances Alan Balter, Clarinet, Akron symphony, alan Balter, Conductor Telarc - 9:13
Sowande, Fela Africa Suite CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi, Conductor CBC Records - 9:36
Alston, Lettie Daylight Lettie Alston, Electronic Keyboards, Cedric Alston, Synthesizer Albany Records - 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) - 10:15
Leon, Tania Satine Quattro Mani Bridge Records - 10:34
El Din, Hamza Escalay (Waterwheel) Kronos Quartet, Hanza El din, Tar Nonesuch - 10:40
Roumain, Daniel Bernard Sonata For Violiin and Turntables Daniel Bernard Roumain, Violin, DJ Scientific DBR Music Productions 10:54