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A new anthology of art songs by African American composers

Author: Margaret R Simmons; Jeanine Wagner
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Musical score : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The art song--a delicate and inspiring blend of music and poetry--has been performed by singers and pianists and appreciated by audiences around the world for more than two hundred years. While collections of art songs abound, this welcome volume and its accompanying compact discs make readily available the contributions of contemporary African American composers to the popular genre. Including thirty-nine pieces  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Songs
Music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Musical Score, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret R Simmons; Jeanine Wagner
ISBN: 0809325233 9780809325238
OCLC Number: 55491386
Language Note: English words.
Notes: Includes compact discs with accompaniments performed by Margaret R. Simmons.
Description: 1 score (xii, 199 pages) ; 28 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Amazing grace / Leslie Adams --
Nightsongs. Creole girl / Leslie Adams --
The Wider view. Love come and gone ; My man / Leslie Adams --
Child's world. Seven days ; Birthday song ; Seasons / Mable Bailey --
Black sheep, black sheep ; Leisure cruise ; Pied beauty / Charles S. Brown --
The Giovanni Songs. Three/Quarters time / Wallace McClain Cheatham --
Songs of love and justice (On texts of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.). Difficulties / Adolphus Hailstork --
Five Dunbar Lyrics. The awakening ; Good night / Adolphus Hailstork --
Create in me / Adolphus Hailstork. --
On consciousness streams. On consciousness streams ; Thou alone canst inspire ; The season of remembrance / Jacqueline B. Hairston. --
Five songs for soprano and piano. Valentine's day ; How should I your true love know / William H. Henderson. --
Five art songs for voice and piano. I'll not forget ; We met by chance / Jeraldine Saunders Herbison. --
Theology ; Compensation / Betty Jackson King. --
Four love songs. Gramercy Park ; Union square / William Foster McDaniel. --
Lyric for Truelove / Undine Smith Moore. --
The moods of my people. Daedalus, fly away home ; Mae's rent party ; Club woman / Byron Motley and Barbara Sherrill. --
Heart ; Girl ; Havana dreams / Robert Owens. --
Clear water / Nadine Shanti. --
Singing for the sake of my soul / Frederick Tillis. --
Velvet shoes ; Nails ; That black reef / Dolores White. --
A song / Julius P. Williams.
Medium of Performance: Voice, piano
Other Titles: Art songs by African American composers
Responsibility: selected by Margaret R. Simmons and Jeanine Wagner.
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