Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/21/2012

DJs: 
Mark Micchelli
Artist Title Album Label Link
Scott Joplin Treemonisha The Houston Grand Opera Production; Gunther Schuller, director Deutsche Grammophon
William Grant Still And They Lynched Him on a Tree The Ensemble Singers, Chorus, and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota and the Leigh Music Chorale; Philip Brunelle, conductor Collins
William Grant Still Wailing Woman The Ensemble Singers, Chorus, and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota and the Leigh Music Chorale; Philip Brunelle, conductor; Yolanda Williams, soprano Collins
William Grant Still Song for the Lonely Claudine Carlson, mezzo-soprano; Georgia Akst, piano Orion
William Grant Still Songs of Separation: Idolatry, Poeme, Parted, If You Should Go, A Black Pierrot Claudine Carlson, mezzo-soprano; Georgia Akst, piano Orion
William Grant Still Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American) Fort Smith Symphony; John Jeter, conductor Naxos

A look at two prominent African-American composers from the early 20th century: Scott Joplin and William Grant Still