Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Sequenza 21: Quintet of the Americas in William Grant Still's 'Folk Suite No. 4' & 2 'Miniatures' Oct. 20

[Africa: Piano Music of William Grant Still; Denver Oldham, piano; Koch 3 7084 2H1 (1991)]

Quintet of the Americas woodwind ensemble will be in concert on Wednesday, October 20 – 1:15 PM at Queensborough Performing Arts Center Theater on the campus of Queensborough Community College, 22205 56th Avenue in Bayside, Queens, New York.”
“Repertoire for this concert includes Judah Adashi’s Songs and Dances of Macondo, based on Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ One Hundred Years of Solitude, William Grant Still’s Folk Suite No 4 and Adolorido and Yaravi from Miniatures, Paquito D’Rivera’s Aires Tropicales, Carl MaultsBy’s Still Rockin in Jerusalem, Leonard Bernstein’s Danzon (arr. Oldham), James Cohn’s Samba Nostalgica and Finale from Fiesta Latina, Piazzolla’s Libertango and a selection of Colombian dances.

“This performance is part of Daniel Pearl World Music Days, an annual global concert network affirming the ideals of tolerance, friendship and our shared humanity. The October 20 concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the school’s Music Department office at 718-631-6393 or visit http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/. Visit the Quintet at http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/

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