Tuesday, May 12, 2015

'Valses to Voodoo' by Joshua Russell is CD of Ludovic Lamothe (1882-1953), Haitian Classical Pianist and Composer' Born May 12

 Valses to Voodoo: Piano Music of Haitian Composer Ludovic Lamothe; Joshua Russell, piano (2010) (44:06)

Fleurs d'Haiti: 10 Piano Selections by Ludovic Lamothe, Composer
Disques Victor

Ludovic Lamothe

Ludovic Lamothe is one of Haiti's most renowned classical composers. He was born in Port-au-Prince, his country's capital, on May 12, 1882. Both of his parents were pianists, and Ludovic took his first piano lessons from his mother. Vodou Nation: Haitian Art Music And Cultural Nationalism, written by Michael Largey, and published by The University of Chicago Press (2006), is an important reference source for his music.

Ludovic Lamothe is profiled at AfriClassical.com which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, http://www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com  The CD Valses to Voodoo can be ordered at Joshua Russell's website, http://www.joshuarussellpianist.com/products/

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