Saturday, October 29, 2011

Bibliography on Caribbean Art Music; Video of 'Sonata for Flute and Piano' (4:46) of Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges

[Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges]

AfriClassical is pleased to post news of the first volume of a Bibliography on Caribbean Art Music, which has been published in The International Journal of Bahamian Studies, Vol 17, No 1 (2011). It includes music from the Bahamas, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For the second volume, readers are invited to suggest materials from Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, BVI, Curacao, Dominica, St. Kitts, Antigua and Barbuda.

Dr. Christine Gangelhoff, Assistant Professor of Music at The College of The Bahamas, outlines the project on Caribbean Art Music:
“Dear Mr. Zick,
I hope this email finds you well. My name is Dr. Christine Gangelhoff, and I am a professor of music at The College of The Bahamas. I wanted to let you know about the first volume of a bibliography on Caribbean art music that may be of interest to your website. You can view the publication on this site:

“There are also videos that accompany the material. If you would like to see the videos separately, you can view them here on the accompanying youtube channel:

“We are now preparing to gather materials for the next volume, which will include Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, BVI, Curacao, Dominica, St. Kitts, Antigua and Barbuda. Would it be possible to send a request to readers who may have information on relevant composers? I look forward to hearing from you.
Warmest regards,

Dr. Christine Gangelhoff
Assistant Professor of Music
The College of The Bahamas
Nassau, Bahamas

YouTube: Cariclassical's Channel

C Force: Tchaka Mizik

Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799)
Sonata for Flute and Piano
II. Menuetto (4:46)
II. Menuetto (excerpt) (0:52)

Christine Gangelhoff, flute
Christy Lee, piano

Recorded 2010,
Compass Point Studios
Nassau, Bahamas

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