Sunday, February 7, 2010

Richard Alston: 'Piano Compositions by Composers of African Descent' Montclair, NJ Feb. 14

[Richard C. Alston, Pianist]

Richard Alston, Pianist in concert, 'Classically Black'
Performing Piano Compositions By Composers of African Descent
A Benefit Concert/Lecture With Proceeds To Trinity Presbyterian Church. Orange Road and High Street, Montclair, New Jersey.

Sunday, February 14, 2010, 4:00 pm
For information call 973-744-3396”

"...Outgoing, warm and exciting. Music seems to pervade his very body. When he performs, the infectious love of music is immediately transmitted...Plays with sensitivity, lyricism, as well as virtuosity." Betty Allen, President Emeritus, Harlem School of the Arts

Please visit Mr. Alston’s web site


Troubled Water...Margaret Bonds

Adagio in F Minor...Le Chevalier de Saint Georges
Basso Tuba Waltz, op. 5...Thomas “Blind Tom” Wiggins
Maple Leaf Rag...Scott Joplin
Summerland...William Grant Still
The Bamboula...Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

In The Bottoms (Suite)...R. Nathaniel Dett
Prelude (Night)
His Song
Barcarolle (Morning)
Juba (Dance)

Sonata No. 1...George Walker
Theme and Variations

Fantasie Nègre...Florence B. Price

[Margaret Bonds, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, R. Nathaniel Dett, Scott Joplin, Florence B. Price, Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, William Grant Still, George Walker and Thomas “Blind Tom” Wiggins are profiled at]

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