Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

Music by Black Composers

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Conductor Soloist/
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano 5:30
Swanson, Howard The Negro Speaks of Rivers Odekhiren Amaize, Bass-Baritone, David Korevaar, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS1011 5:31
Moore, Undine Smith Afro-American suite Mallarme Chamber Players Albany Records - TROY1190 5:36
Kay, Ulysses Solemn Prelude The Keynote Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp, conductor Citadel - CTD 88143 5:49
Price, Florence Three Negro Dances Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony, Dr. Patricia J. Foy, conductor Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony - NAUWS 003 5:57
Roumain, Daniel Bernard Lecolion Loops Lecolion Washington, bassoon, Carina Nyberg Washington, clarinet, Ensley, piano Albany Records - TROY1038 6:03
Williams, Julius Toccatina for string orchestra Dvorak Symphony Orchestra, Julius P. Williams Albany Records - TROY1072 6:24
Dett, R. Nathaniel O Holy Lord The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor Marquis - 81293 6:32
Still, William Grant Two Panamanian Dances Louis Kaufman and George Berres, violins, Alexander Neiman, viola, Terry King, cello Bay Cities - BCD1033 6:39
Uzoigwe, Joshua Talking Drums William Chapman Nyaho, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS 1091 6:46
Hailstork, Adolphus Epitaph for a Man Who Dreamed (In Memoriam: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 061 7:03
Wallen, Errollyn Photography Orchestra X, Nicholas Kok, conductor NMC - D221 7:11
Perry, Zenobia Powell March (Three Notes) Josephine Gandolfi, piano Cambria - CD-1235 7:25
Coleman, Valerie Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano Miriam Adam, clarinet, Evelyn Ulex, piano Eroica - JDT3469 7:27
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 087 7:35
Jegede, Tunde Lamentation Tunde Jegede, cello, London Sinfonietta Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 7:55
Jegede, Tunde Heat Haze Jan Hendrickse, flute, Tunde Jegede, cello, pizzicato cello, Balfon (marimba), Harp-Lute Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 7:59
Montgomery, Jessie Strum Catalyst Quartet Azica - ACD-71302 8:11
Williams, James Kimo American Soldier Gary Sinise, narrator, The Symphony Orchestra of Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, James MacDonald, conductor Little Beck Music - LBM8051 8:18
King, Betty Jackson A Lullaby for You Sebronette Barnes, soprano, Elise Auerbach, piano Senrab Records - SRR 7988 8:35
Onovwerosuoke, Fred Landscapes of Africa The New Horizons Studio Orchestra, Fred Onovwerosuoke, conductor AGCD - 2071 8:39
Akpabot, Samuel Nigerian Dance No. 3 "Allegretto" National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corpporation, Richard Cock, conductor Marco Polo - 8.223832 8:53
Singleton, Alvin After Fallen Crumbs (In Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Louis Lane, conductor First Edition Music - FECD-0043 8:57
Pecou, Thierry L'arbre aux fleurs Percussions Claviers de Lyon Harmonia mundi - HMC 905269 9:05
Walker, George Hoopla (A Touch of Glee) Sinfonia Varsovia, Ian Hobson, conductor Albany Records - TROY1061 9:24
Walker, Gregory Bad Rap Gregory Walker, Electronic Violin, The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Bertoluzzi, conductor Newport Classic - NPD 85569 9:32
Eastman, Julius The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc Cello ensemble, Julius Eastman, conductor New World Records - 80638-2 9:41
Pamela Z Badagada Voice with delays Starkland - ST-213 10:05
Moussa, Samy Cyclus Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano, conductor Col Legno - 40409 10:10
Leon, Tania A La Par Kathleen Murray, piano, Dane Richeson, percussion CRI - CD 8823 10:18
Russell, Oswald Jamaican Dance No. 3 William Chapman Nyaho, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS 1091 10:33
Baker, David Homage a L'Histoire James Campbell Ensemble Cala - CACD 77010 10:36
Blackford, Richard I Have A Dream from "King A Musical Testament" Simon Estes, Chorus and orchestra conducted by composer Decca - 425 212-2 10:55