Tuesday, March 22, 2011

'I Love Being Black': 'Our fans received your page well, thank you for showing the breadth in Black music!'

[Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges Violin Concertos, Op. 5, Nos. 1 & 2; Op. 3, No. 1; Op. 8, No. 9; Bernard Thomas Chamber Orchestra; Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Violin; Arion 68093 (1990)]

On Thursday, March 17, the Facebook page “I Love Being Black” featured AfriClassical.com. The ILBB Info Team told us:

“Our fans received your page well, thank you for showing the breadth in Black music!”

The Facebook page said:
“Some people thought we weren't in every facet of music, well think again... Listen to audio sample and check out Black classical, opera, and concert singers @ http://AfriClassical.com/

AfriClassical – African Heritage in Classical Music
Welcome to AfriClassical.com! This page is an overview of Black Classical Composers and Musicians. It leads to profiles on over 50 composers and musicians, as well as a Black History page, a Black History Quiz and a page of brief Audio Samples. We hope you will enjoy your visit and find the informa...”

According to the Facebook page, 1,465 people have “Liked” the AfriClassical.com feature, and many people expressed appreciation for the website.

AfriClassical.com records indicate the number of visitors to the website on March 17 was more than doubled that of the prior day. We are grateful for the Facebook feature, which helped many people discover African Heritage in Classical Music. [Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) is profiled at AfriClassical.com]

1 comment:

ilovebeingblack said...

Thanks for the reciprocal love AfriClassical!

I Love Being Black