Monday, August 8, 2011

Albany Records: Paul Freeman Conducts 'Sonata da Chiesa' of Adolphus Hailstork in YouTube Video (19:24)

[Paul Freeman conducting Chicago Sinfonietta; Paul Freeman Introduces...Adolphus Hailstork; Albany Records Troy499 (2002)]

The internationally renowned African American conductor Paul Freeman has conducted the Czech National Symphony Orchestra for many years. In 2002 Albany Records released a CD in the series Paul Freeman Introduces, Troy499, on which Maestro Freeman conducts Adolphus Hailstork's Sonata da Chiesa (Church Sonata) written in homage to cathedrals such as the one in which he sang as a young chorister in Albany, New York. The entire Sonata da Chiesa (19:24) can be heard in this Aug. 5, 2011 YouTube posting:

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