Blues Dialogues:  Music by Black Composers

DAVID N. BAKER (1931-2016): Blues (Deliver My Soul), COLERIDGE-TAYLOR PERKINSON (1932-2004): Blue/s Forms and Louisiana Blues Strut (A Cakewalk) for Solo Violin, WILLIAM GRANT STILL (1895-1978): Suite fior Violin and Piano, NOEL DA COSTA (1929-2002): A Set of Dance Tunes for Solo Violin*, CLARENCE CAMERON WHITE (1880-1960): Levee Dance, DUKE ELLINGTON (1899-1974): In a Sentimental Mood (arr. Wendell Logan [1940-2010]), DOLORES WHITE (b.1932): Blues Dialogues for Solo Violin, ERROLYN WALLEN (b.1958): Woogie Boogie, BILLY CHILDS (b.1957): Incident on Larpenteur Avenue*, DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN (b.1971): Filter for Unaccompanied Violin*, CHARLES S. BROWN (b.1940): A Song Without Words. * - First Recordings.

Catalogue Number: 11U077

Label: Cedille

Reference: CDR 90000 182

Format: CD

Price: $16.98

Description: Blues-influenced classical works for violin and violin and piano by 20th and 21st century composers of African descent, bringing 76 minutes of music influenced by boogie-woogie, American fiddle tunes, gospel tunes, spirituals and even electronic dance music and psychedelic guitar. Rachel Barton Pine (violin), Matthew Hagle (piano).


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