Friday, December 10, 2010

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation Launches Website,, on Afro-British Composer

[Samuel Coleridge-Taylor]

The Afro-British composer and conductor Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) is profiled at Hilary Burrage of the U.K. Sends us word of the launch of The Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation Website, The Foundation is a nonprofit organization registered in the United Kingdom:

By Hilary Burrage, on December 9th, 2010
“The Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation has been set up as a Community Interest Company to celebrate and build upon the legacy of the life and work of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912), who is widely regarded as Britain’s greatest Black ‘classical’ composer.

“Collaborating to take forward the SCT legacy
The SCTF website is therefore designed to be a collaborative effort, where we welcome the input of everyone who shares our aims. There is scope on this website for people to contribute information and ideas about every aspect of Coleridge-Taylor’s contribution to our musical and civic / community lives.”

“We hope therefore that you will send us news, contribute your information, articles, views and thoughts, and add as much details as possible to the listings we have constructed to cover every work Coleridge-Taylor wrote: our intention is that over time this listing become an indispensable resource for all those who wish to know about Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

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