Still, William Grant

Musically Celebrate Black History Month

Musically Celebrate Black History Month

In February America celebrates Black History Month, taking time to honor African Americans. In this blog post I pay tribute to composers Florence Price and William Grant Still, and to…

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George Marriner Maull presents the music of William Grant Still. Stream from our website https://discoveryorchestra.org/mother-and-child/

Mother and Child

In 1943, when composer William Grant Still wrote his Suite for Violin and Piano, he took inspiration from three African American works of art, including Sargent Johnson’s “Mother & Child”,…

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Marvelous job, Maestro, as always! Thank you for doing such a splendid, insightful and careful deep-dive into the art and craftsmanship that Tchaikovsky, after much effort, put into creating this work. There really is no greater portrayal of young love in music than his Romeo and Juliet, and your thoughtfulness demonstrates it so admirably.

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