Music by composers of African descent to celebrate MLK Day: read on for programming details, and stay tuned for spoken introductions.
Gathering Music: Adam Kent, piano
Allegretto (on lines from a song in Religious Folk Songs of the Negro)*
*"Oh, the winter'll soon be over, children, Yes, my Lord."
R. Nathaniel Dett
Take Nabandji (Southeast African)
The Bamboula (African Dance)
arr. by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Pastime Rag No. 3
Deep River (Traditional African American)
arr. by Coleridge-Taylor