CUC Music: Sun Jan 18

In honor of Martin Luther King Day and in keeping with the monthly theme of Justice, Sunday morning’s solo piano selections feature music by composers of African descent. CUC’s Choir will be on hand as well to offer a traditional South African song of freedom and a setting from the Old Testament dealing with peace and unity. Read on for programming details.

The Bamboula            Traditional West Indian, arr. by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Take Nabandji            Traditional South East African, arr. by Coleridge-Taylor
Maple Leaf Rag                        Scott Joplin
Adam Kent, piano

Choral Anthem I:
Siyahamba*                                   South African Freedom  Song    
CUC Choir directed by Lisa N. Meyer and accompanied by Georgianna Pappas
             *Translation: We are marching in the light of God.

Choral Anthem II:
On Justice, Truth, and Peace*                              Amy Bernon  
                     *Translation of Hebrew text: “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.”
The Entertainer                                                Joplin

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