Repertoire List

Selected Works of African American Composers and Concert Artists


WORKS (AUTHORS) COMPOSERS
Art Songs
The Breath of a Rose (Langston Hughes) William Grant Still
Dancing in the Sun (Howard Weedun) John W. Work, III
Fi-yer! (Langston Hughes) Hall Johnson
Ice and Fire (Mari Evans)
- If There Be Sorrow
Wendell Logan
Night (Louise C. Wallace) Florence B. Price
On Consciousness Streams Jacqueline B. Hairston
Song to the Dark Virgin (Langston Hughes) Florence B. Price
Three Dream Portraits (Langston Hughes)
- Minstrel Man
- Dream Variation
- I, Too
Margaret Bonds
Two Songs for Julie Ju (George Houston Bass) Noel Da Costa
Folk Song Arrangements
Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel? Traditional African American Spiritual, arr. by Edward Boatner
Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho Traditional African American Spiritual, arr. by Lawrence Brown
Were You There? Traditional African American Spiritual, arr. by Roland Hayes
When I Get Home Traditional African American Spiritual, arr. by Edward Boatner
Operatic Arias and Ensembles
A Christmas Miracle (Owen Dodson)
- Cassandra's Lullaby
Mark Fax
Dream Lovers
- Long, long the labour
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Porgy and Bess
- I Got Plenty O' Nuthin'
George and Ira Gershwin

Works Representative of Students' Heritages


HERITAGES WORKS (AUTHORS) COMPOSERS
African American Oh, Didn't It Rain? Traditional African American Spiritual, arr. by Henry T. Burleigh
German Singet Nicht in Trauertönen, Op. 98a, No.1 (Goethe) Robert Schumann
Russian Cradle Song (Apollon N. Maikov) Tchaikovsky
Spanish Canciones clásicas españolas
- Al Amor
(Cristóbal de Castillejo)
Fernando Obradors
Swedish Värmeland Folk song
Taiwanese Three Poems by Xu Zhimo
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By Chance
Yiu-Kwong Chung