R. Nathaniel Dett: MY CUP RUNNETH OVER
Navona Records NV 6013 (2015)
is profiled at AfriClassical.com, which
features a comprehensive Works List
and a Bibliography by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma
American Record Guide reviews "My Cup Runneth Over - the complete piano works of R. Nathaniel Dett", following Gramophone UK's recognition of this "historically and musically important release" as an editor's choice.
"This is some of the most enjoyable, stylistically
varied, and individual music I've heard in a
while. I can't think of any music-loving friend I
wouldn't recommend it to. Erickson, a student
of John Ogdon, is simply a fabulous pianist, the
perfect guide to Dett."
Check out my interview on My Cup
Runneth Over on the Fugueforthought blog at:
"...some would argue that forgotten music is
forgotten because it should be, and that what
stands as the mainstays of concert hall
repertoires is the best of the best, what's
floated to the top, but I don't buy that.
Things like racial prejudice, politics, privilege
and all the rest get in lots of people's ways.
You decide. But go buy My Cup Runneth
Over before you decide to get another set of