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A new anthology of art songs by African American composers

Author: Jeanine Wagner; Margaret R Simmons
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of art songs from contemporary African American composers.

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Genre/Form: Music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Musical Score, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanine Wagner; Margaret R Simmons
ISBN: 0809325233 9780809325238
OCLC Number: 1053049259
Notes: Includes compact discs with accompaniments performed by Margaret R. Simmons.
Includes biographical notes on the composers and performers.
Description: 1 score (xii, 199 pages) ; 28 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Amazing grace ; from Nightsongs : Creole girl ; from The Wider view : Love come and gone ; My man / Leslie Adams --
from Child's world : Seven days ; Birthday song ; Seasons / Mable Bailey --
Black sheep, black sheep ; Leisure cruise ; Pied beauty / Charles S. Brown --
from the Giovanni Songs : Three/Quarters time / Wallace McClain Cheatham --
from Songs of love and justice (On texts of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.) : Difficulties ; from Five Dunbar lyrics : The awakening ; Good night ; Create in me / Adolphus Hailstork --
On consciousness streams : On consciousness streams ; Thou alone canst inspire ; The season of remembrance / Jacqueline B. Hairston --
from Five songs for soprano and piano : Valentine's day ; How should I your true love know / William H. Henderson --
from Five art songs for voice and piano : I'll not forget ; We met by chance / Jeraldine Saunders Herbison --
Theology ; Compensation / Betty Jackson King --
from Four love songs : Gramercy Park ; Union square / William Foster McDaniel --
Lyric for Truelove / Undine Smith Moore --
from The moods of my people ; Daedalus, fly away home ; Mae's rent party ; Club woman / Byron Motley and Barbara Sherril --
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.
Other Titles: Art songs by African American composers
Responsibility: selected by Margaret R. Simmons and Jeanine Wagner.

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"For decades now, we have had no significant publication of black art songs from anyone. Simmons and Wagner's collection begins to fill in that deep and wide chasm. With this collection, singers and Read more...

 
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