Thursday, July 14, 2011 Racine Concert Band in William Grant Still's 'From The Delta' 7:30 PM, July 17

[Works For Symphonic Band: William Grant Still, Florence Price; Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony; Dr. Patricia J. Hoy, Conductor; Cambria CD-1058 (2005)]

William Grant Still's From the Delta is found on the above recording, which is available from William Grant Still Music,
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
“RACINE — The Racine Concert Band continues its 88th season of free concerts at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at the Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St. Guests should enter at the Walton Street gate. The concert features euphonium soloist Rick Sunier and the French horn section. Music director Mark Eichner will lead the band, and Don Rosen will be master of ceremonies.”

“The program also features an overture by Adolphe Adam, 'If I Were King,' 'From the Delta,' a suite of soulful music from the deep south, by William Grant Still.”

William Grant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, Here is the entry on From the Delta:

"From the Delta, for band (1945). New York: Leeds Music, 1947, 1945. (condensed score) (Moments in American music for band). 11p. 1. Work song; 2. Spiritual; 3. Dance. Duration: 5:00. Première: 1947/III/17; New York, Central Park Mall; Central Park Mall; Goldman Band; Richard Franco Goldman, conductor.CD: Northern Arizona Wind Symphony; Patricia Hoy, conductor. NAUWS-001 (1994; From the delta)."

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