WQXR looks at the role of black performers, composers and music industry figures throughout the month of February.
Recently in Black History Month 2013
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.
Saturday, February 02, 2013
David Garland presents an overview of Quincy Jones' movie music, including highlights from "The Color Purple," "The Italian Job," "In the Heat of the Night," and more.
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.