Spotlight: When Marian Anderson Sang at the Lincoln Memorial

Monday, February 04, 2013

Today we feature recordings of some pieces the great contralto Marian Anderson sang at the historic April 9, 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert.

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Spotlight: William Grant Still's Afro-American Symphony

Friday, February 01, 2013

William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1 “Afro-American” is the first symphony composed by an African American that was performed by a major orchestra.

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Timeline: A History of Black Classical Musicians

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A long history of black involvement with the concert hall precedes contemporary developments. View our timeline, which includes more than 200 years worth of events.

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