Tuesday, October 11, 2011

North Carolina Central University: “Dr. Timothy Holley, violoncello in faculty recital...on 'Go-Homing Sunday'" Oct. 30

[Dr. Timothy W. Holley]

Classical Voice of North Carolina, CVNC.org, says of Dr. Timothy W. Holley: “His doctoral dissertation focused on the cello music of African-American composers, and he continues to be active in the study and performance of African-American concert music.” Prof. Holley has been a strong supporter of AfriClassical.com. Today he alerted us to his latest recital at North Carolina Central University:

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 3 pm, B. N. Duke Auditorium, NCCU

Dr. Timothy Holley, violoncello in faculty recital...on "Go-Homing Sunday"

(the tail end of "Homecoming" Week)


Three Dream Dances by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
1. Allegro moderato; 2. Andante; 3. Presto

Blues (“kind of…”) from Sonata for Cello and Piano (1968) by David N. Baker, b.1931

“Alma Grey”* (2010) by Damon C. Brown, b.1970
*First performance

Theme and Variations for Solo Cello, “Draw the Sacred Circle Closer” (2009) by Adolphus Hailstork, b. 1941

“8:22” (Medic[t]ations, III) by Timothy Holley, b.1960

Berceuse, Opus 16 (1880) by Gabriel Faure’ (1845-1924)

Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Faure (1922) by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

This Little Light of Mine (2001), arr. James Lee III, b.1975

Come Down Angels (1978), arr. Undine Smith Moore (1904-1989)

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