Our American Voices

Our American Voices

Description:

This all-American concert offers a diverse perspective on American music with classics, as well as new voices. William Grant Still’s Afro-American Symphony meshes the genres of the symphony and the blues. Grant is the first significant African American composer who rose to the national stage.

Program:

Jessie Montgomery: Caught by the Wind


Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto, op. 14


William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, “Afro-American Symphony”

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