Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Discosaurios: 'BLUES-Part 1-Fox Trot' From 'Lenox Avenue Suite' of William Grant Still, Artie Shaw & Orchestra, RCA Victor, on YouTube (3:22)

Published on Dec 20, 2012 by René Espí, Discosaurios, Madrid (3:22)
(Recording description is in Spanish)

[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 Lenox Avenue:

Lenox Avenue; Choreographic street scenes,
dancers, narrator, SATB & orchestra (1937). New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1938. piano-vocal score, 41p. Scenario: Verna Arvey. Instrumentation: 2231, Eh bcl 5 saxophones, 3320, timp, 2 perc, piano, strings. Commission: Columbia Broadcasting System. Première: 1937;V/23; CBS Radio; Howard Barlow, conductor. Duration: 23:00. Library: Library of Congress (43-21830), Schomburg. 

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