Black History Month, Part 1: Burleigh, Dvořák, and Hogan

Commentary – Introduction to H. T. Burleigh

Deep River by H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949)
Balm in Gilead by H. T. Burleigh
My Lord, What a Mornin’ by H. T. Burleigh

Ibidunni Ojikutu (guest), soprano and Joan Lundquist, piano

Southland Sketches for violin & piano by H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

1. Andante
2. Adagio ma non troppo
3. Allegretto grazioso
4. Allegro

Andrew Kam, violin and Minju Kim, piano

Passionale Song Cycle by H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

1. Her Eyes, Twin Pools
2. Your Lips Are Wine
3. Your Eyes So Deep
4. The Glory of the Day Was in Her Face

Clarice Alfonso, soprano and Karin McCullough, piano

From the Southland by H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

1. Through Moanin’ Pines
2. The Frolic
3. In De Col’ Moonlight
4. A Jubilee
5. On Bended Knees
6. A New Hidin’ Place

Karin McCullough, piano

Commentary – Introduction to Dvořák & Moses Hogan

“Largo” from New World Symphony by Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904), arr. for violin and piano

Adrianna Hulscher, violin and Karin McCullough, piano

Deep River by H. T. Burleigh, arr. for violin and piano

Adrianna Hulscher, violin and Karin McCullough, piano

Give Me Jesus by Moses Hogan (1957-2003)

Ibidunni Ojikutu (guest), soprano and Joan Lundquist, piano