SPECIAL: Juneteenth: Remembrance and Celebration, Sun 6/19 @ 6pm
We commemorate emancipation through the musical works of Black American composers.
Through the music of Black American composers, this special commemorates the emancipation of all those who had been enslaved in the US, facing our country’s racist past. Author, musicologist and radio host Jeffry Yelverton hosts.
William Grant Stills: And They Lynched Him on a Tree: No. 6 They Left Him Hanging, Darker America
Margaret Bonds: The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Undine Smith Moore: Before I'd Be a Slave
George Walker: Folk Songs for Orchestra I. Going to lay down my sword and shield
Regina Harris Baiocchi: Hold Out for Joy
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: African Suite: Danse negre
Adolphus Hailstork: Shout for Joy