Spotlight on Black Composers

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Scott Joplin was a famous African-American composer. Learn about other black composers from America and abroad this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Chevalier De Saint-Georges: Violin Concerto

Joseph White: Violin Concerto

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Hiawatha

Fela Sowande: African Suite

William Grant Still: Afro-American Symphony

Adolphus Hailstork: Symphony No. 1

James Kimo Williams: Fanfare for Life

James P. Johnson: Charleston

Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf RagĀ