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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Works (CD)

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Recorded in Toronto, Canada, this album highlights the balance of musical ingenuity and brilliance of the famed English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.  Hailed as the ‘African Mahler’, Coleridge-Taylor represented the next generation of Black classical musicians and composers – influencing Florence B. Price, R. Nathaniel Dett, Harry T. Burleigh, and others throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.  The program includes:

Scenes From An Imaginary Ballet, Op. 74
Three Humoresques, Op. 31
Intermezzo
Papillon
Valse Suite, Three Fours, Op. 71

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This album by pianist Luke Welch, entitled Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Piano works, represents his fourth professional release in addition to The Universal Language, Crossing Borders, and The Return: Beethoven and Schumann which features a full program of solo piano works by the famed British composer – including world-premiere recordings.  This program exemplifies the artistry and brilliance of this highly acclaimed Black composer who sought to codify and promote the depth, magnitude, and beauty of the African and African-American cultures through his unique Classically-trained musical lens.  The album officially released on Friday, May 5, 2023.  

The program includes:

Scenes From An Imaginary Ballet, Op. 74
Three Humoresques, Op. 31
Intermezzo
Papillon
Valse Suite, Three Fours, Op. 71

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