String Music of Black Composers: A Bibliography

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Following the pattern established with his pioneering work, Woodwind Music of Black Composers, Aaron Horne now presents a comparable work for the string music of Black composers. Composers from Africa as well as the Diaspora are covered in this, the most comprehensive work on the topic yet published.

Organized in alphabetical order by composer, each entry provides information, where available, on the composer's life and career, and then details all works that include strings as ...

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Overview

Following the pattern established with his pioneering work, Woodwind Music of Black Composers, Aaron Horne now presents a comparable work for the string music of Black composers. Composers from Africa as well as the Diaspora are covered in this, the most comprehensive work on the topic yet published.

Organized in alphabetical order by composer, each entry provides information, where available, on the composer's life and career, and then details all works that include strings as well as information about commission, premiere, and composer bibliography and discography. The volume includes a string index, as well as a general discography and bibliography. This work should prove invaluable for scholars examining the impact of Black composers on classical music, opera, and ballet, and it will be equally valuable to those devising repertoire for teaching and concert purposes.

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Following the pattern established with his Woodwind music of black composers, Horne now presents a comparable work for the string music of Black composers. Organized in alphabetical order by composer, each entry provides information, where available, on the composer's life and career, and then details all works that include strings as well as information about commission, premiere, and composer bibliography and discography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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AARON HORNE is Professor of Music at Northeastern Illinois University as well as a lecturer at Northwestern University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Dominique-Rene de Lerma

Key to Publishers, Collections, and Manuscripts

Biographical Background and a Bibliography of Composers of African Ancestry and Their String Music

African Composers

African American Composers

Afro-European Composers

Afro-Latino Composers

String Music Index

Unaccompanied String Solos

Two Instruments

Three Instruments

Four Instruments

Five Instruments

Six Instruments

Seven Instruments

Eight Instruments

Nine Instruments

Ten Instruments

Eleven Instruments

Twelve Instruments

Strings with Woodwinds

Strings with Brass

Strings with Percussion

Strings with Tape/Electronic Instruments

String Orchestra

Solo/Soli Concerti with Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra

Orchestra

Solo Voice with Strings and Other Instruments

Vocal Solo/Soli with Orchestra

Choir and Orchestra

Orchestra with Jazz Group

Multi-Ensembles and Orchestra

Opera

Ballet

Discography

Bibliography

Index

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