Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Works of Justin Holland Performed at Music School of Delaware Jan. 17 on

[Justin Holland] profiles classical guitarist and composer Justin Holland (1819-1887) along with many other Composers of African Descent. Justin Holland has been featured on AfriClassical with increasing frequency, at least partly due to the “Justin Holland Guitar Project” conducted by Dr. Kim Perlak,, who teaches guitar in Austin, Texas. Amaranth Publishing offers sheet music of Justin Holland:

On January 7, 2011 AfriClassical posted “Music School of Delaware Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With Music of Justin Holland Jan. 14.” On January 18, 2011 a YouTube video (10:25) of a Jan. 17, 2011 performance was posted at “These selection from Holland’s 'Scraps From the Operas' are performed here by Christopher Braddock and Matthew Lavanish at The Music School of Delaware on 1.17.11. Special Thanks to Donald Sauter.

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