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Skyward My People Rose: Music of William Grant Still

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/2004
  • Label: Clarion
  • UPC: 040888090526
  • Catalog Number: 905
  • Sales rank: 254,813


Disc 1
  1. 1 Wailing Woman, for soprano, chorus & orchestra (9:14)
  2. 2 Swanee River (2:55)
  3. 3 We've swung him higher - William Warfield (3:36)
  4. 4 Look dere - William Warfield (2:05)
  5. 5 Oh, sorrow - William Warfield (4:33)
  6. 6 He was her baby - William Warfield (3:32)
  7. 7 They took away his freedom - William Warfield (2:08)
  8. 8 They left him hanging - William Warfield (2:10)
  9. 9 Introduction (2:07)
  10. 10 The Square Dance (2:28)
  11. 11 Tia's Dance (2:40)
  12. 12 Toby and Tip's Dance (1:56)
  13. 13 The Country Dance (2:33)
  14. 14 Miss Sally's Dance (1:17)
  15. 15 Jim Slick's Dance (2:44)
  16. 16 The Cake Walk Contest (3:20)
  17. 17 Reverie, for organ (3:58)
  18. 18 Elegy, for organ (5:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
William Grant Still Vocal Harmony
Philip Brunelle Organ, Conductor
Hilda Harris Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
William Warfield Narrator, Spoken Word
Yolanda Williams Soprano (Vocal)
Charles Kemper Accompaniment
VocalEssence Ensemble Chorus Choir, Chorus
VocalEssence Ensemble Singers Vocal Ensemble
Leigh Morris Chorale Ensemble
VocalEssence Ensemble Ensemble
Technical Credits
Stephen Foster Composer
William Grant Still Composer
Preston Smith Engineer, Mastering, Engineering
John H. West Producer
Ta-coumba Aiken Cover Art
Verna Arvey Composer, Text
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