William Grant Still

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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Stumbled upon this quite by accident on our Maryland PBS station. What a joy! Firebird is my favorite piece of music and your wonderful program just enhanced my appreciation of Stravinsky’s genius. Thank you and keep up your great work of feeding our souls!

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