Friday, February 24, 2017

Canadian Classical Radio Host Tom Quick Streams Black History Month Program, From 10 PM to Midnight EST, Sun. Feb. 26, 2017 at

Duke Ellington 
(Copyright Archive Photos)

Florence B. Price

Margaret A. Bonds

Karen Walwyn

Darryl Taylor

Adolphus C. Hailstork
(Provided by Rose Grace)

R. Nathaniel Dett
(Library of Congress)

Canadian radio host Tom Quick is again sharing his Black History Month
programs with us this year.  The same music aired on FM 101.1 from 10 PM to Midnight EST in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada will be live streamed on the Internet at

Here is Broadcast No. 219, the Black History Month program for Sunday, February 26, 2017:

Black History Month (Part 4)

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra:      Harlem. Ellington (orch: M. Peress.  14.30
Conductor. JoAnn Falletta.

Njabulo Madlala:  Baritone.              Be Still my Country.   Trad. 3.30
William Vann:  Piano.                         My Angel.                     Trad.  3.40

Karen Walwyn:  Piano.                      Concerto in One Movement.  F. Price.  18.25
New Black Music Repertory Ensemble.
Conductor. Leslie B. Dunner.

New Black Music repertory Ensemble.  Five Movements in Color.   Mary D. Watkins. 31.00
Conductor. Leslie B. Dunner.

Darryl Taylor:  Tenor.                         The Negro Speaks of Rivers.   Margaret Bonds.  4.25
Maria Corley:  Piano.                          “My People”       Ricky Ian Gordon.   3.30
                                                                 Song to the Dark Virgin.  Florence Price.


The Nathaniel Dett Chorale:                 Ujima.                R. Nathaniel Dett.   3.55  Can/Con
Conductor .Brainerd Blyden-Taylor:   Elijah.                             “              “       5.20  Can/Con
                                                                    River of Dreams.          “             “        4.10  Can/Con.
                                                                    Let Us Cheer the Weary Traveler.     2.00  Can/Con
                                                                    Hew ‘Round the Tree.  R. Nathaniel Dett.  2.00 Can/Con.

Chicago Sinfonietta:                             Epitaph For a man Who Dreamed.    Hailstork.  7.40
Conductor.  Paul Freeman

Comment by email:
Thank you William. I enjoy doing these programs, and all though I devote all my programs in February to black History month, I do play this music through the year. A special thank you to the artists who made these programs possible. Best wishes, Tom [Tom Quick]

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